Category: News

MDRS presents program to Rotary

From Staff Reports

Representatives of the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services presented a program to the Eupora Rotary Club on Sept. 20.

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Austin, Franks, Cresap, Rotary service projects chairman Josh Whitlock and Schaefer

Austin, Franks, Cresap, Rotary service projects chairman Josh Whitlock and Schaefer

The agency helps people with … Read more

Board approves city employee raises

Create position of public works director

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Board of Aldermen has approved raises for city employees and advertising for the newly created position of public works director.

The board, on Oct 3, approved … Read more

Calendar of Events

Band steak dinner fundraiser

The Pride of Eupora’s annual steak dinner fundraiser will be Oct. 14 at the Eupora High School cafeteria

The cost is $12 for an 8-ounce steak, baked potato, green beans, roll and tea. Pick up between … Read more

EPD Report

EPD Report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during September:

Speeding, nine; no driver’s license-expired, one; no driver’s license, three; suspended driver’s license, one; no proof of liability insurance, three; expired tag, three; careless driving, two; trespassing, one; possession … Read more

Jail Docket

Oct. 7

Huey L. Yates, DOB 10-02-62, BM; Webster SO: violation of parole (10 days to serve on weekends).

Quindale Morris, DOB 08-18-80, BM; WSO: child support warrant.

Oct. 8

DeQuana Fair, DOB 04-04-94, BF; Webster 7: DUI-1st and suspended … Read more

Architects proceeding with courthouse plans

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County officials have directed architects to proceed with working drawings for the proposed new courthouse.

David Marsh of Benchmark Construction, along with Paul Bagley and Adam Haver of JH&H Architects, met with the … Read more

911 Calls

Sept. 26

12:17 p.m., medical, Spring Valley Road; EMS responds.

12:50 p.m., medical, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; EMS responds.

2:38 p.m., medical, Hwy. 50 East; EMS responds.

2:39 p.m., trespassing/disturbance, Reed Road; Mathiston PD responds.

3:09 p.m., fire, Scott Avenue; Mathiston … Read more

FBC Eupora names new youth minister

By Gwen Sisson

For the WPT

The new youth minister at First Baptist Church of Eupora said his “call to ministry” was “gradual, involving a lot of uncertainty and seeking the Lord’s will” above his own; however, for Cody Robertson, … Read more

Webster County under burn ban

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County is now under a burn ban because of extremely dangerous fire conditions.

Fire Coordinator Barry Rushing told the Webster County Board of Supervisors on Monday that he and Dustin Hardin, county service … Read more