SBA disaster loan deadline approaching

From Press Reports   The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters in Mississippi of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by severe weather including tornadoes, winds, torrential…

Expand rural broadband for public safety

By U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker R-Miss.   When a major emergency occurs, first responders such as police officers and firefighters must be able to communicate with each other. But as we have witnessed in crisis after crisis, they often cannot…

Man charged with Sex Offender Violation

From Press Reports   The Webster County Sheriff’s Department received a report June 23 that a sex offender was not living at his registered address, according to a release issued Friday by the WCSD. Through further investigation, it found that…

Backpack drive underway for students

From FBC Eupora   Every student needs one. Backpacks not only help students of all ages carry their books and supplies around, but also help protect a student’s belongings. The Love Bags Project in Webster County Schools needs about 80…

911 Calls

July 17 9:45 a.m., welfare concern, Hwy. 9; Webster SO responds. 9:47 a.m.., Clay County; transferred to Clay 911. 11:05 a.m., domestic, Peachtree Street; Eupora PD responds. 12:22 p.m., medical, Swayze Street; EMS, Mathiston FD respond. 1:16 p.m., medical, Adams…