News

E911 Calls – 05/13/15

May 4
7:45 a.m., car partially in road, Hwy. 82 East; MHP responds.
1:26 p.m., medical, Hwy. 82 East; EMS, Mathiston FD respond.
1:28 p.m., medical, Spring Valley Road; EMS, Mathiston FD respond.
3:05 p.m., dispute, Old Hwy. 15, Maben; … Read more

Jail Docket – 05/13/15

May 5
Kedrin Redd, DOB 10-26-93; BM; Eupora 24: leaving the scene of an accident and possession of marijuana.
May 7
Roy K. Wooten, DOB 09-04-76; BM; MDOC Perrigan: probation violation.… Read more

Time Capsules – 05/13/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: May 16, 1940

1,375 Is Eupora Census Figure
James V. Trussell, supervisor of census for the Fourth District, announced from his Ackerman office that “the population of Eupora in the … Read more

East Webster wins MHSAA 2A Tennis Championship

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times
 
For the second year in a row the Wolverines of East Webster High School are the MHSAA Class 2A State Tennis Champions.

East Webster rolled to a 6-1 win over Clarkdale at the Ridgeland … Read more

Sports Schedules – 05/13/15

WED, MAY 13
Prep Tennis
TBA — State Championships at Ridgeland Tennis Center
Junior College Softball
TBA  — NJCAA Division II Softball National Championship at Traceway Park in Clinton (East Central, Miss. Gulf Coast entered)

THUR, MAY 14
Prep Baseball… Read more

Maben Farmers’ Market opens June 5

By Jane Collins
Maben Farmers’ Market

The Maben Chamber of Commerce welcomes all comers to the Maben Farmers’ Market on June 5 this year for the opening day.

The market will happen on Fridays this year instead of Saturday as … Read more

Calendar of Events – 05/13/15

Eupora celebrating 125th birthday
The city of Eupora will celebrate its 125th birthday on May 14 beginning at 1 p.m. in front of the historic Depot.

Eupora High band members will participate together with students from the Eupora Public Schools. … Read more

Letter to the Editor – 05/13/15

Family of Ruth Johnson-Mhoon expresses thanks

Thank you for all the cards, flowers, prayers and kindness shown toward our family during the illness and homegoing of our beloved Ruth Johnson-Mhoon.… Read more

EPD Reports

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during April:

Speeding, 10; suspended driver’s license, five; no driver’s license, one; careless driving, one; no proof of insurance, one; leaving scene of accident, one; dog and animal control violation, three; dog complaint, … Read more