Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
June 1, 1939

Eupora Rebels Win 3 Ball Games

The Eupora Rebels started the softball season by turning back a strong team from Ackerman, three out of four games. Long-distance … Read more

Who will you pass by? Love with actions

By Pastor Bobby McMullen
2nd Chance Ministry

In Luke 10:25 an expert in the law asks Jesus, “What must I do to inherit eternal life (NIV)?”
Jesus in response asked him, “What is written in the Law, and how do … Read more

Circuit Court proceedings relocating to Ackerman

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Circuit judges Joey Loper and Clarence Morgan III have designated the Choctaw County Courthouse as the location for conducting Webster County Circuit Court proceedings
They signed an order directing the change on May 12. … Read more

15 voter IDs issued locally

From Press Reports

The number of Mississippi voter ID cards issued has reached 1,011.
“Our research shows only 0.8 percent of Mississippians lack acceptable photo ID. Our agency and the circuit clerks have been diligently working to reach these voters … Read more

‘Dreams Come True’ at Relay

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
Cancer survivors walk around the hospital track during Friday night’s Relay for Life.
RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Cancer survivors walk around the hospital track during Friday night’s Relay for Life.

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
Cancer survivors walk around the hospital track during Friday night’s Relay for Life.

From Staff Reports

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Chip Powell battles with another player in the Webster County Schools’ inflatable jousting arena.

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
Chip Powell battles with another player in the Webster County Schools’ inflatable jousting arena.

Webster Countians turned out Friday night … Read more