Man faces felony charges

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Local authorities added another drug charge against a man they arrested earlier this month on a felony drug warrant. K-9 Deputy Casey Henderson stopped a vehicle containing the man with an active felony warrant…

City sales tax revenue flat

From Staff Reports Eupora’s sales tax revenue for January was flat compared with the same month last year, new reports show. The city received a transfer of $32,778 from the Mississippi Department of Revenue. That’s $68, or a fraction of…

Church, 4-H club host CPR class

From Press Reports Pleasant Hill U.M. Church and the Controllers Generation II 4H Club hosted a CPR class March 7 at the church. Participants included employees from Mississippi State University, Ability Works of Starkville, Mississippi Department of Transportation, Mississippi Regional…

MSU-based network seeks rainfall observers

From Press, Staff Reports The Mississippi Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network again is looking to recruit new observers of rainfall throughout the state. Based at Mississippi State, the organization commonly referred to as CoCoRaHS is a joint effort…

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: March 31, 1938 Some Eggs C.W. McCain of Tomnolen, Webster County’s largest poultry producer, on last Friday sold the Jitney-Jungle here 1,200 dozen eggs. It is believed that this is the largest single producer-to-dealer transaction ever recorded…

Calendar of Events

Master Masons Degree Eupora Lodge # 423 will confer the Master Masons Degree on March 29 at 7 p.m. The lodge will have a supper at 6:30 p.m. and the degree will follow. All Master Masons are invited and urged…