Burn ban issued for county


From Press & Staff Reports

The Board of Supervisors has issued a burn ban in Webster County.

The ban was issued Monday effective immediately because of extremely dry and hazardous conditions of vegetation in the area, according to the Webster … Read more

Eupora man charged in Maben hit-and-run

Charles Privett Jr.

From Press & Reports

A well-known Maben resident injured in a hit-and-run accident remains hospitalized and a Eupora man has been charged in connection with the case.

Authorities said Nicky Ray “Nick” Lewis, 73, suffered serious injuries after a vehicle … Read more

Crime Beat

Sheriff’s Department K-9 Ava with marijuana seized in the Natchez Trace traffic stop.

Police charge 3 in house burglary
The Eupora Police Department arrested two men and a juvenile last week in connection with a residential burglary in which a firearm was stolen.

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