Monthly Archives: March 2013

Club helps prepare luminaria info

From School Reports The Eupora High School Junior Beta Club helped to prepare the luminaria information for Relay for Life. Students compiled information on how to purchase a luminaria in honor or in memory of someone who has been touched…

Man faces felony charges

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Local authorities added another drug charge against a man they arrested earlier this month on a felony drug warrant. K-9 Deputy Casey Henderson stopped a vehicle containing the man with an active felony warrant…

City sales tax revenue flat

From Staff Reports Eupora’s sales tax revenue for January was flat compared with the same month last year, new reports show. The city received a transfer of $32,778 from the Mississippi Department of Revenue. That’s $68, or a fraction of…

Church, 4-H club host CPR class

From Press Reports Pleasant Hill U.M. Church and the Controllers Generation II 4H Club hosted a CPR class March 7 at the church. Participants included employees from Mississippi State University, Ability Works of Starkville, Mississippi Department of Transportation, Mississippi Regional…

MSU-based network seeks rainfall observers

From Press, Staff Reports The Mississippi Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network again is looking to recruit new observers of rainfall throughout the state. Based at Mississippi State, the organization commonly referred to as CoCoRaHS is a joint effort…

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: March 31, 1938 Some Eggs C.W. McCain of Tomnolen, Webster County’s largest poultry producer, on last Friday sold the Jitney-Jungle here 1,200 dozen eggs. It is believed that this is the largest single producer-to-dealer transaction ever recorded…

Calendar of Events

Master Masons Degree Eupora Lodge # 423 will confer the Master Masons Degree on March 29 at 7 p.m. The lodge will have a supper at 6:30 p.m. and the degree will follow. All Master Masons are invited and urged…

House passes variety of bills

By Rep. Joey Hood District 35 House members passed a variety of bills last week in advance of upcoming deadlines during the last few weeks of the 2013 legislative session. Most of the bills came before the House for a…

Eagles lose two tight contests

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times After a pair of tough losses in back-to-back contests, the Eupora fast-pitch softball team is looking to bounce back when it makes the short trip to take on district foe Ackerman on Thursday. After…

Two Webster standouts make all-star roster

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress-Times For at least one day, Allie Steadman and Alaina Hill will be teammates this summer. Eupora High School’s Steadman and East Webster High School’s Hill have both been selected to play for the North team…