Month: April 2012

Hospice presents GLC memorial service

From Press Reports

Gentiva Hospice presented a memorial service at Golden LivingCenter- Eupora on April 4 at 10 a.m. to remember those residents who had passed during the past four months. Chaplain Lynn Ronaldi of Gentiva Hospice began the program … Read more

Republican Party caucus

The Mississippi Republican Party’s local precinct caucus (10 a.m.) and county convention (3 p.m.) will be April 28 at the Webster County Courthouse. Delegates will be selected for the state convention. All interested are asked to attend.… Read more

Library displays Garden Club items

For The WPT

The Webster County Public Library is honored to display a part of Eupora’s history. On display are beautifully handwritten programs and scrapbooks of the Eupora Garden Club dating from 1946-87. These items were created before the use … Read more

Youth Leadership Workshop provides future leaders with insight into the cooperative way

By Abby Berry Reprinted from Today in Mississipi

The 2012 Electric Power Associations of Mississippi Youth Leadership Workshop brought together future leaders from across Mississippi in an educational and enjoyable atmosphere. At this workshop, some of Mississippi’s brightest high school … Read more

Civil War topic at library

For The WPT

Friends of the Library met April 9 at the Webster County Public Library. Dr. Joe Duncan, local veterinarian, shared stories from books on the subject of the Civil War. Those in attendance enjoyed hearing and sharing historical … Read more

Club urges donations for Relay luminaries

From School Reports

The Eupora High School Interact Club is a community service organization sponsored by the Eupora Rotary Club. It has participated in many service projects in our area. The club’s current project is encouraging donations for luminaries for … Read more

Webster resident and sister publish books

From press reports

Sisters and Ackerman natives, Kelli and Kristi Burton, have always enjoyed reading. It was a very important part of their childhood. Now, as adults, they have begun writing for those eager readers like themselves. They hope their … Read more

Calendar of Events

Library photos, bake sale On April 21, Kim Kelley Photography will be at the Webster County Public Library to take photographs from 9-1. The pictures will be available in time for the perfect Mother’s Day gift. Friends of the Library … Read more

Church News

West Shady Grove Baptist Revival at West Shady Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Wayne Hudson, evangelist, will be April 15-18. Service times are Sunday at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., and Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. A fellowship … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: April 22, 1937 Famous G-Man Returns Home Hugh Clegg, assistant to J. Edgar Hoover of the Department of Justice and major in the Intelligence Department of the U.S. Army, spoke to a large and enthusiastic audience at … Read more