Category: News

Aldermen grapple with tackle football

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

City leaders spent nearly an hour at their last meeting on the topic of tackle football — if and how best to make the sport available again.

Park Director Rusty Bowen brought the issue … Read more

Congressman visits county

STAFF PHOTOS/RUSSELL HOOD
U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly Kelly visits with Sachiyo and James Donohoo at the Eupora Depot. The Donohoos, of Walthall, were among about 30 people who turned out Thursday for the Republican congressman’s stop here to speak and … Read more

Authorities seek felony child battery suspect

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in finding Christopher Hardwick.

He is a 37-year-old black male, 5 feet 11 inches in height and weighing approximately 165 pounds.

Hardwick was last seen in the Cadaretta community on … Read more

Local student attends HOBY Leadership Seminar

From Press Reports

Allie Whitaker, sponsored by the Eupora Twentieth Century Club, attended the 2016 HOBY Leadership Seminar June 3-5 at Millsaps College in Jackson.

“Since 1977, HOBY has been involved in the development of Leadership Seminars throughout the country … Read more

Dog days fishing at Whites Creek Lake

By Don Pounds

Fishing in August can be tough in Mississippi. Whites Creek Lake is no exception. Though catching a limit of bass or crappie can be challenging, that is exactly what fishermen are doing. This includes me.

If you … Read more

EPD Report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during July:

Speeding, one; no driver’s license-expired, one; suspended driver’s license, one; no proof of liability insurance, three; careless driving, two; possession of liquor, one; DUI-1st offense (refused test); noise violation, one; petit … Read more

911 Calls

Aug. 1

3:34 p.m., suspicious activity, Clarkson Road; Webster SO responds.
6:31 p.m., reckless driver, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora PD responds.
8:14 p.m.., domestic, Duncan Road; WSO responds.
11:37 p.m., medical, School House Road; EMS responds.

Aug. 2

12:55 a.m., … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan

Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your
vocabulary

Beginning Monday morning, Aug. 15, I will be doing a live radio show called “The Seventies in the Seven O’clock Hour.”

In my opinion, the best songs that were ever … Read more

Calendar of Events

Broken Wings
Christian Women’s
Job Corps

Broken Wings Christian Women’s Job Corps in Ackerman is taking applications for a free 16-week program beginning Aug. 16.
Class topics include Bible study, Jobs for Life program, computer skills, money management, healthy relationships, … Read more

Webster County budget hearing upcoming

From Staff Reports

A public hearing on Webster County’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year will be later this month.

The Board of Supervisors will conduct the hearing at 8 a.m. Aug.

31 in the boardroom of the Doss … Read more