Month: May 2012

School Board honors legislators

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County School Board has honored three state representatives for their legislative service to the school system in the aftermath of last year’s tornado. Board President Bobby McMullen presented plaques to Reps. Jim … Read more


Ernest Lee Bright May 9, 2012, Services for Ernest Lee Bright, 44, of Star City, Ark., were May 12, 2012, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Rev. Buddy Pepper officiating. Burial was in Wood Springs Cemetery. He … Read more

Health, Fitness, Nutrition Workshop set

The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club and area churches will host the Health, Fitness and Nutrition Workshop reception at 5 p.m. May 21 at West Oktibbeha County High School’s cafeteria in Maben. Mrs. Mississippi Traci Mongeon of Choctaw County will … Read more

Church Events

Faith Baptist The Henson Group and Souled Out will perform at Faith Baptist Church in Maben at 6:30 p.m. May 19. * Revival: Faith Baptist will have revival May 20-25. Services will be at 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. … Read more

Gardening in small spaces no problem

Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

Have you ever lamented the fact that you just don’t have enough ground space to garden like you want to? Well, don’t let that stop you. You can create a lush haven around … Read more

Appropriation for WCSD offsets tornado costs

By state Rep. Joey Hood R-District 35

The 2012 regular session of the Mississippi Legislature was historic in many ways. As a result of the November general election, Republicans controlled not only the governor’s mansion, but also both chambers of … Read more

Supporters feed the Eagles

From Staff Reports

Eupora High football players were treated to a deer meat supper at the Community Center on May 10. Eagle supporters Tommy Gladney and Billy Blalack honored the senior players, and the 2012 eighth-grade, junior varsity and varsity … Read more

Plymouth Tube recognizes honor roll seniors

Plymouth Tube Co. has honored a group of Eupora High School seniors who were on the third nine weeks A-A/B honor roll. Curt McDowell, general manager, along with Karen Walker, human resources manager, and Robert Zelinka, senior process engineer, of … Read more

Sumners Foundation beneficiary of $50,000 gift

Regions Bank of Jackson, trustee for the Mr. and Mrs. E.H. Sumners Foundation, has reported that an anonymous gift of $50,000 was made to the foundation in early April. The donor was interested in giving back to the community and … Read more

Faith Baptist shares in word and song

From Press Reports

On most Wednesday mornings, Bro. Danny Woods and some of his congregation are visiting from room to room and sharing encouraging words in scripture and song with residents who need uplifting at Golden LivingCenter-Eupora. Then on the … Read more