Month: May 2012

Calendar of Events

Cub Scouts carwash/bake sale Cub Scouts Pack 30/144 will be having a carwash/bake sale on June 2 at SuperValu in Eupora from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. All funds will be used for the pack’s summer activities.

Woodmen cookout Woodmen of the … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: June 3, 1937 New Meat Market at Jitney Jungle G.E. Childs of the local Jitney Jungle announces this week that Mr. J.W. Hampton, who has had 21 years of experience in the retail meat business, is now … Read more

Brookhaven Exchange Club honors Long

The 65th annual Exchange Club of Brookhaven’s yearly banquet was held earlier this spring at the Thames Center on the campus of Copiah- Lincoln Community College.

Exchange Club President Stan Foster presented Stan Long with the John L. Leary Memorial … Read more

Raffle tickets at Maben FM

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — The Farmers’ Market at Maben, which is sponsored by the Maben Chamber of Commerce, has added a chamber raffle for a Remington automatic 12-gauge shotgun.

Chances are being sold each week … Read more

MDAH awards grant for Mantee Depot

From Press Reports

At their regular quarterly meeting in Jackson on May 16, the board of trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History awarded more than $425,000 in grants, and approved seven new Mississippi Landmarks and 11 new … Read more

Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries in a collision with a car Saturday afternoon in Tomnolen.

The crash occurred shortly after 4 p.m. on U.S. 82 in front of the Tomnolen fire station.

Spokesman Brian … Read more

Garan Property in question

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora aldermen are still undecided as to the future of the city- owned Garan property on Highway 9 South.

The city received sealed bids April 2 on the sale or demolition of the property … Read more

EWH work breaks ground

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

CUMBERLAND — Just over a year after it was destroyed in a powerful tornado, a new East Webster High School is under construction.

The school system broke ground here Friday afternoon on the new … Read more

Board handles Water Department issues

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Board of Aldermen dealt with Water Department personnel matters at meetings earlier this month.

The discussions were a follow-up to the board’s April 2 meeting, when Mayor Tommy Lott recommended the city … Read more


Ann Carlisle May 15, 2012 Services for Ann Carlisle, 68, of Ackerman were May 18, 2012, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman. Burial was in Enon Cemetery.

She was born May 26, 1943, in Winston County to Virginia P. and … Read more