Month: June 2012

Tennis standout Davis signs with MCC

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times MATHISTON — May honors graduate and standout tennis player Molly Davis of East Webster High School signed with Meridian Community College last week in front of friends and family. Davis, shortly before signing at…

Families reunite at Montevista

By Terry Harpole For the WPT Members of the Williams, Golden and Bailey families gathered at Montevista Baptist Church in Webster County for their annual reunion on May 5. In a well-attended program, the family all gathered in the beautiful…

Calendar of Events

WIN Job Center The Mobile WIN Job Center will set up shop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 21 at the former Garan factory on Highway 9 South in Eupora. Gore Reunion The 32nd annual Gore Family Reunion will…

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: June 24, 1937 Local Lawyer in Important Case L.F. Latham, Eupora lawyer, is in Shreveport this week where he has been employed by certain Mississippi gas and oil dealers accused by the Federal Bureau of Investigation of…

County takes building renovation bids

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times WALTHALL — Webster County officials plan to open bids later this month for renovation of the Doss Building, which is a Mississippi Landmark. The Board of Supervisors will open bids at 10 a.m. June…

School Board sets budget hearing

From Staff Reports A public hearing on the Webster County School District’s 2012-13 budget is set for next week. The hearing will be June 21 and budget adoption will be June 28, both at 7 p.m. in the boardroom of…

City votes to clear Garan lot

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times City leaders have given final go-ahead for demolition of the entire Garan building, two months after opening bids for the project. After opening bids on the sale or demolition of the property on Highway…

Obituaries

Mrs. Frances Butler Woods Mrs. Frances Butler Woods, 86, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora in Eupora, MS. Visitation was at 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 8 at Oliver Funeral Home. Funeral services…

Calendar of Events

Woodrow Cooksey benefit Saturday A benefit for the family of Woodrow Cooksey to help with medical expenses will be June 16 at Fame Church of God in the Fame community. Grilled chicken plates with baked beans, slaw and dessert will…

Organizers note ‘Shop Farmers’ Market for fresh finds’

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market MABEN — The Maben Farmers’ Market depends on the loyalty of our vendors to come every week and bring their special items for sale. Our most loyal vendor is William Shaw, who has…