Month: April 2012

Relay for Life next week events

From Staff Reports

Organizers have released the final schedule, including the entertainment lineup, for next week’s “Rockin’ It Out for Relay.” 2012 Relay for Life of Webster County will be April 27 at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s walking track. The … Read more

Officials discuss economic development

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Elected officials from three counties, including Webster, gathered last week to discuss the possibility of forming a regional economic development organization. The board briefly discussed a meeting all five supervisors attended last week about … Read more

School Board honors student

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board honored its student of the month on April 3, according to minutes of the meeting. Phil Ferguson, director of the Webster County Career and Technology Center, introduced Jeremy Patridge as the Webster … Read more

City accepts parking lot bid

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Construction of a parking lot on new city property is one step closer with the awarding of a bid by the Eupora Board of Aldermen. The board has accepted the low bid of $101,589.20 … Read more

Math competition includes EHS students

From School Reports

On March 1, a group of 35 students from Eupora High School participated in math competition at the Trotter Convention Center in Columbus. This competition is sponsored by the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science and schools … Read more


Joseph E. ‘Joe’ Cook April 12, 2012 Services for Joseph E. “Joe” Cook, 72, of Mathiston were April 14, 2012, at Wise Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Grammer officiating. Burial was in LaGrange United Methodist Church Cemetery. He … Read more

Spring dead spot evident in Bermuda grass lawns  

Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

Now that warm season turfgrasses have greened up from winter dead circular patches in Burmuda grass lawns, athletic fields and golf courses are quite visible. While the symptoms of this disease problem is … Read more

Know signs and symptoms of stroke

From Press Reports

Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death and the leading cause of long-term disability, according to North Mississippi Medical Center- Eupora. Someone has a stroke every single minute. Someone dies from a stroke every 3.1 minutes. … Read more

Avant visits Maben Lions Club

By Jane Collins, President Maben Lions Club

MABEN — Lion Omis Avant of Longview community near Starkville visited the Maben Lions Club March 27 to present a program to the noon meeting. Mr. Avant is a wonderful example of someone … Read more

East Webster Tennis team clinches district

by Chuck Bailey

The East Webster Tennis team went undefeated in their district this year going 3-0 and 10-2 overall only losing in matches to 5A Starkville and 4A Pontotoc. This past week they defeated Houston 5-2 here on Tuesday, … Read more