Category: News

NMMC-Eupora gives sports safety tips

By Stephanie McCain NMMC-Eupora Participating in sports is one of the ways that children can benefit emotionally, socially and physically; however, injuries do occur and often times they are preventable. Parents and coaches can often prevent many of these injuries…

Lott competing in state DYW program

Bryce Callie Lott, 17, is the daughter of Dr. Trent and Karen Lott of Sebastopol; the granddaughter of the Rev. Dewitt and Jane Lott of Eupora, Jane Massey and the late James Homer Massey of Batesville; and the great-granddaughter of…

Control bagworms with proper spray timing

By Lisa Stewart Extension County Director Webster County What has covered and killed my knock-out roses? Bagworms are the most common insect pests of juniper, arborvitae, cedars and other needle-bearing evergreens. They also occasionally attack broadleaf trees and shrubs like…

Local EMCC students earn SkillsUSA medals.

From Press Reports Two East Mississippi Community College students from Eupora competed against their peers from colleges and universities across the nation in the SkillsUSA Championships in Louisville, Kentucky. The national championships took place June 19-23 at the 53rd  annual…

Local girl to compete in pageant

From Press Reports Little Miss Choctaw County Harper Lynn Weeks of Eupora will be a contestant in the statewide Little Miss and Mr. Magnolia State Pageant finals in Vicksburg on July 22-23. She is the granddaughter of Jimmy and Charlotte Caffey…

Local among EMCC cosmetology grads

From Press Reports A commencement ceremony was held Friday night for the graduates of East Mississippi Community College’s cosmetology program. Sixteen students participated in the graduation ceremony that was held in the Golden Triangle campus Lyceum auditorium. The graduates included…

Evergreen Ag Mathiston’s ‘Business of the Month’

By Betty Jeffcoats For the Town of Mathiston Mathiston’s “Business of the Month” for July goes to Evergreen Ag. Originally opened in 2004 under the previous owner, Michael Maddox, the Oktibbeha County Co-Op purchased the business in March of 2011.…

EPD Report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during June: Speeding, 18; no driver’s license, three; suspended driver’s license, one; expired tag, two; careless driving, one; disregard for traffic device, one; no proof of liability insurance, five; improper equipment, two (muffler,…

Correction

First Commercial Bank of Jackson is partnering with the Bank of Kilmichael to finance the Webster County Courthouse project though a loan to the Golden Triangle Public Buildings Leasing Corp. to provide funds for the county’s acquisition of the project.…

Librarian addresses boards about funding

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Librarian Fran Smith addressed city and county officials last week to request increased funding in support of the Webster County Public Library. Before July 1, the library was open 30 hours a week…