Man faces questioning in area crimes


From Press, Staff Reports


A Webster County man wanted for questioning on multiple crimes in the state was picked up by Chickasaw County law enforcement Saturday afternoon.

John Curtis Williams, 27, was transported to Calhoun County, where he was … Read more

Burchfield elected mayor; Gary, alderman at-large


By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


Alderman-at-large Dan Burchfield is now Eupora’s mayor-elect after winning a three-man race in Tuesday’s general election.

The four-term alderman was elected mayor by garnering 295 votes (41.5 percent), according to complete but unofficial … Read more

New vendors at Farmers’ Market

For the WPT


The Maben Farmers’ Market welcomed three new vendors with unique products last week.

David and Linda Early of Clarkson community near Mathiston brought lots of potatoes freshly dug from their patch Friday. David says that potatoes … Read more

Emmerich Newspapers acquires Kosciusko Star-Herald

From press reports


Emmerich Newspapers has acquired the The Star-Herald in Kosciusko, Mississippi from Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a newspaper merger and acquisition firm in Santa Fe, New Mexico, represented CNHI in the transaction.… Read more

NMMC-Eupora, foundation awards medical scholarships

From Press Reports


North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora has awarded medical scholarships to Madison Smith and Drew Gray of Eupora High School, and Ashleigh McClellan of East Webster High School.

Smith is the seventh recipient of the $1,000 Harold H. … Read more

Honor rolls

Eupora Elementary School has released its Honor Roll for the fourth nine weeks:

A Honor Roll

First Grade: Tiana Desinay Bingham, Jacob Lane Carson, Lydia Joelle Conley, Anna Blaine Cummings, Andrew Conner Dabbs, Annelise Mae Davis, Kaitlyn Sue Edwards, Anna … Read more