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Eupora community blood drive Mississippi Blood Services is holding a community blood drive in Eupora from 1-6 p.m. Jan. 11. The MBS donor coach will be at the SuperValu in Eupora. Donors will receive a T-shirt (while supplies last) and…

School Board acts on policies

From Staff Reports   The Webster County School Board took action regarding old and existing policies at a previous meeting. On Nov. 14, according to meeting minutes, the board approved a recommendation from then-Superintendent Jack Treloar that it rescind all…

MHGC has Christmas gala

From Club Report   The Maben Home and Garden Club had a gala time for the Dec. 13 meeting, which was held at The Grill in Starkville with near perfect attendance. After a warm welcome by monthly leader Jackie Christopher,…

Area athletes take part in new all-star contest

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times   A pair of Eupora High School Junior High students recently took part in one of six games that were part of the inaugural Mississippi Prospects All State Gridiron Classic on Dec. 30 and…

MBS blood drive today in Eupora

Submitted by Mississippi Blood Services   Mississippi Blood Services is experiencing a critical need for donors and is asking donors to come in and roll up their sleeves to help boost the blood supply in order to meet the demands…

Jail Docket

Dec. 20 Joshua Agnew, DOB 10-25-88, BM: resisting arrest and simple domestic violence. Jan. 3 Joseph Medders, DOB 08-11-93, WM; Eupora PD/Circuit Court. Jan. 6 Johnny Garrett, DOB 07-04-36, WM; Webster 17: false pretense. Roy Ruis, DOB 12-29-89, WM; Webster…

911 Calls

Jan. 2 7:46 a.m., alarm, Hwy. 182; Webster SO responds. 4:05 p.m., MVA, Hwy. 82; WSO, Mississippi Highway Patrol, EMS respond. 8:03 p.m., alarm, Hwy. 182; Eupora PD, WSO respond. Jan. 3 7:18 a.m., medical, Adams Avenue; EMS responds. 8:14…

Firefighters contain house fire

From Press Reports   The Eupora Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at 19 Gladney St. at 8:08 p.m. Jan. 4. Walthall FD was dispatched as automatic aid and both departments arrived on scene within minutes. Upon arrival,…

Local schools help fill food pantry

From Webster County Extension   Five thousand three hundred forty pounds (5,340 #s) collected by Webster County Schools! Filling the local food pantry is especially hard during the holiday season. In order to get more county participation, the Webster County…

Aldermen deal with Water Department issues

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora Board of Aldermen dealt with Water Department matters during two meetings since the first of the year. Mayor Dan Burchfield, at the board’s Jan. 3 meeting, read a letter submitted that day…