911 Calls – 10/29/2014

Oct. 20
2:30 p.m., medical, North Dunn Street; EMS responds.
5:26 p.m., medical, Shady Grove Road; EMS, Tomnolen FD respond.

Oct. 21
5:58 a.m., reckless driver, Hwy. 15, Maben; Maben PD, MHP respond.
7:48 a.m., medical, East Walnut; EMS responds.… Read more

Holmes closes out 2014 in fine fashion with win over NEMCC

By Steve Diffey
Special to The Progress Times

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs used a powerful running game of more than 400 yards to topple the Northeast Mississippi Community College Tigers in Booneville Thursday night, 37-20, in the season finale … Read more

Church News – 10/29/2014

Trunk-or-Treat
Trunk-or-Treat 2014 is set for Oct. 31 from 6-7 p.m. in downtown Eupora.

Churches and community groups are encouraged to bring candy and have a “trunk” at this year’s event, which is sponsored by Eupora First Baptist and Eupora … Read more

Time Capsules – 10/29/2014

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Nov. 2, 1939

Gas Dealers Locate Here
The Eupora Butane Gas Co. is the town’s newest business and is located next door to Mississippi Power Co. in the building recently … Read more

Local sales tax collections up

From Staff Reports

Eupora and Mathiston had increases in sales tax collections in August, according to Mississippi Department of Revenue figures.

The $36,061 Eupora collected in August was up $1,770 from the $34,291 reported for the same month a year … Read more

East Webster wins 2A title with sweep over Hatley

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress TImes

East Webster head slow-pitch softball coach Lee Berryhill probably never imaged that his team would win a state championship game by the score of 1-0, but he wasn’t about to give it back.

“We … Read more