Sports Schedule


Prep Football

TBA — Choctaw Central at Noxapater in jamboree

6 p.m. — Meet the Eagles at Eupora

6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya vs. Enterprise in Newton County Jamboree

7 p.m. — Leake Central at Eupora in … Read more

Board approves student transfers

From Staff Reports


The Webster County School Board approved transfer requests for five students on Aug. 5.

Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar presented student transfer requests from Madison Reed, Colton Reed and Houston Davis, which were tabled at the … Read more

EPD Report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges/incidents during July:

Speeding, 11; suspended driver’s license, one, suspended driver’s license (implied consent), one; expired tag, one; no insurance, three; DUI-1st offense (0.14 percent BAC), one; seatbelt violation, one;

improper equipment, one; improper … Read more

Supervisors, school officials discuss shortfall

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


Supervisors and local school leaders met Friday to discuss possible ways to eliminate future revenue shortfalls in the Webster County School District.

The county school system has reported a projected shortfall of $165,629 … Read more

Brown Turkey fig tree sight to behold

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT


Recently, I was at an afternoon gala where I had the opportunity to partake of some delicious fresh figs. These were plump, fresh off the tree.

As I was complimenting the hostesses on … Read more

Young receives doctor of pharmacy

Eupora native Anna Hood Young was among University of Mississippi students awarded degrees at the conclusion of the spring semester.

Young, now of Flowood, was awarded a doctor of pharmacy during commencement ceremonies May 11 on the Oxford campus.

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