Category: News

Police chief addresses Rotary Club

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Property theft and the passing of counterfeit money were among crimes addressed by Police Chief Gregg Hunter during a presentation to the Eupora Rotary Club on Aug. 30.

“Our biggest problem we have in … Read more

E911 Calls

Aug. 29
11:56 a.m., horse out, Old Hwy. 82; Webster SO responds.
2:22 p.m., MVA, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora PD responds.
2:38 p.m., medical, LaGrange Road; transferred to Choctaw County.
2:56 p.m., stranded motorist, Hwy. 9; transferred to Choctaw County.… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan

Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

To achieve a practical and natural use of advanced words in your vocabulary, they must be used in your thinking, speaking and writing several times a day within one week. … Read more

Visually impaired man addresses Maben Lions

By Jane Collins, Secretary
Maben Lions Club

Maben Lions Club welcomed Austin Marshall and his service dog, Bentley, to its meeting on Aug. 23.

Austin has been visually impaired all his life and just recently felt the need for a … Read more

Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition holds meeting in Eupora

From Press & Staff Reports

The Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster Counties’ members met for a coalition meeting lunch Aug. 24 at the Central Service Grill in Eupora.

Coalition members share ideas to help further education and … Read more

EES Students of Month


These Eupora Elementary School students were chosen by their teacher as August Students of the Month based on the character trait Responsibility: (front row) Cherrish Davis, Thomas Rushing, Barrett Hyer, Josiah Rushing, Yasmin Cosme, (middle row) Paisley Anderson, Lanorah Morris,

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Tigers’ tight-knit group includes local players

From Press Reports

An opportunistic Northeast Mississippi Community College football team capitalized in crucial situations to open the 2016 campaign in the win column.

The Tigers captured a thrilling 17-14 victory over Pearl River Community College to conclude a highly … Read more

Maben Punt, Pass, Kick Contest upcoming

From Club Reports

The Maben Lions Club is sponsoring its annual NFL Punt, Pass & Kick contest on Sept. 17 at the East Webster High School football field in Cumberland.

Girls and boys aged 6-15 are eligible to compete when … Read more

Education notes

ICC awards adult
learner scholarship
to local student

Recipients of Adult Learner Incentive scholarships at Itawamba Community College for the 2016 fall semester include Tiffany Armstrong of Eupora.

ICC offers a limited number of half-tuition scholarships each semester for new … Read more

4-County efficiency program is extreme

From Press Reports

A groundbreaking energy efficient program for homeowners is making life better for those eligible in the 4-County Electric Power Association service area.

The Extreme Energy Makeover, a program offered through the Tennessee Valley Authority’s energyright solutions and … Read more