911 Calls

May 2 11:18 a.m., medical, Hodges Drive; EMS, Eupora FD respond. 11:42 a.m., stolen property, Cumberland Road; WSO responds. 1:56 p.m., dispute, West Fox Avenue; EFD responds. 2:12 p.m., dispute, Hwy. 182 West; Webster SO responds. 2:42 p.m., speeding vehicle,…

Jail Docket

May 3 Amanda Hill, DOB 07-27-80, WF; Eupora 5: possession of paraphernalia, suspended DL and seatbelt violation. May 5 Gabriel Watson, DOB 12-24-81, BM; MDOC/Modzelewski: child support. May 7 Stacey Bramlett, DOB 03-22-82, WM; Mathiston 2: DUI-1st, suspended DL, careless…

Gifts for Mom

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library As the children arrived for storytime at Webster County Library on May 4, they decorated a poem, a gift for Mom, with their fingerprint. As the paint was drying, they sang “If You’re Happy…

VFDs to be paid for outside medical calls

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Volunteer fire departments in Webster County will now be paid for answering medical calls outside their area. The Board of Supervisors voted May 2 to pay the sum of $250 to any county volunteer…

Log truck fire

Firefighter Matthew Tedder and Capt. Joey Palmer assist Chief Casey Henderson, all of the Walthall Fire Department, as he extinguishes a log truck fire. Walthall FD was dispatched at 7:08 a.m. Monday to respond to Highway 9 and Dorroh Road…

City proposes water rate hike

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Monthly water bills will rise significantly if the Public Service Commission approves rate changes proposed by the city of Eupora. The Board of Aldermen voted May 2 to set future water rates at $24…