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Sports Briefs

Sept. 24 game
set for 11 a.m.

Ole Miss’ Sept. 24 Southeastern Conference home date with the Georgia Bulldogs will kick off at 11 a.m. CT and be televised by ESPN, the league office announced Monday.

It will be … Read more

Board adopts county budget, levy

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Board of Supervisors adopted Webster County’s new budget and tax levy following a public hearing on Aug. 31.

Supervisors accepted the 2016-17 budget and voted to levy the 2016 taxes for the county … Read more

1st Responder Dinner


First United Methodist Church of Eupora hosted a First Responder Dinner on Aug. 22. The Rev. Ron McDougald, pastor (left, front), welcomes those attending. Agencies in attendance were the Eupora police and fire departments, and the Webster County Sheriff’s Department.

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Man charged with Dancy burglaries

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A young man who authorities say was caught burglarizing a house in Dancy was subsequently charged with committing a half-dozen burglaries in the community.



Webster County deputies responded to the burglary in progress … Read more

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