Day: July 19, 2012

NMMC-Eupora, foundation award medical scholarships

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora has awarded medical scholarships to Daulton Newman and Cain Young of Eupora High School, and Victoria Wooten of East Webster High School.

Newman received the Harold H. Whitaker Health Career Scholarship. This scholarship … Read more

Nurse sentenced for stealing meds

From Press Reports

A Tupelo nurse will go to jail for taking prescription medicines away from patients and taking them herself, Attorney General Jim Hood Tuesday.

Carrie McCain, 34, of Mathiston, pleaded guilty Monday before Judge Robert Elliot in Chickasaw … Read more

Hood reviews 1st legislative session

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The 2012 legislative session went well overall, state Rep. Joey Hood told Eupora Rotarians on June 26.

The freshman legislator (R-District 35) from Choctaw County said this was a historical year in Jackson because … Read more

Sales tax collections climb locally

The city of Eupora’s sales tax collections for May increased 2.4 percent over May 2011.

Overall sales tax collections totaled $36,301, according to the most recent data from the Mississippi Department of Revenue. This is up about $856 from the … Read more

Supervisors set HOME hearing, open bids

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL — During a recessed meeting Monday, Webster County officials were addressed by Terry Westmoreland of Boston Mutual Insurance, Deputy Casey Henderson, county Fire Coordinator/Emergency Management Director Barry Rushing and Housing Specialist Patsy Patterson … Read more

Library Friends enjoy writer’s program

By Fran Smith, Librarian Webster County Public Library

Tony Kinton was the guest speaker for the July 9 meeting of Friends of the Library at the Webster County Public Library.

He discussed his interest in history and its influence on … Read more

Webster Methodist Cluster meets at LUMC

From Press Reports

MABEN — The Webster Cluster of the Mississippi United Methodist Conference met June 19 at Lebanon United Methodist Church for its regular monthly meeting.

The cluster comprises Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, Saint Stephens UMC, Dumas Chapel, … Read more

Oliver plays in NEMCABB game

Casey Oliver, a May graduate of Eupora High School, was selected to play in the Northeast Mississippi Coaches Association for Better Baseball game in Corinth on May 26.

After the game, he received the Rusty Brown Memorial Award for being … Read more


Donald Lemar Ray July 2, 2012 Services for Donald Lemar Ray, 60, were July 12, 2012, at Weir United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jack Smith officiating. Burial was in Weir Cemetery.

He was born Sept. 23, 1951, in Kosciusko … Read more

Local boil-water alert issued

From Press, Staff Reports

The Mississippi State Department of Health has issued a boil-water alert for customers who receive their drinking water from the Savannah Water Association #1 water supply located in Webster County.

This affects about 1,482 customers. The … Read more