Monthly Archives: August 2012

EWH makes parking changes

The East Webster High School Wolverines will host their home-opening game of this season Friday night. Athletic Director and head football coach Doug Wilson reminds parents and fans that construction is going on at the Cumberland campus, therefore parking will…

East Webster brings home the win against Okolona

Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times The East Webster Wolverines hit the road for the second week in a row last Friday to face the Okolona Chieftains. Last season Okolona handed the Wolverines a 21-10 loss. In this anticipated rematch, the…

Eagles fly to victory as prepare for Winona

Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora Eagles hosted the 2011 Class 1A State Champion Noxapater Tigers in their home opening game of the season. Last season, the Eagles defeated the Tigers 41-21. This year Eupora decided to repeat their…

School Board declares emergency roof repairs

From Staff Reports The Webster County School Board has approved emergency roof repairs at an elementary school. On Aug. 7, Benny Wolfe of H20 Partners recommended the board declare an emergency status for the roof at Eupora Elementary School in…

Sheriff’s office files drug charges

From Press, Staff Reports The Webster County Sheriff’s Department has filed a number of felony drug charges against a Eupora man. An investigation by the Sheriff’s Department led to the serving of a felony drug warrant on Aug. 16 on…

Fire destroys church after lightning strike

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Officials say a lightning strike caused a fire that destroyed a Eupora church early Saturday. Eupora Fire Chief Richard Love said flames had already burned through the roof when city volunteers responded to the…

Bridal Selections for

Bridal Selections for Hannah Beth Porter Bride elect of Craig Pittman Shower August 26, 2012 Phildelphia Baptist Church-Cadaretta 2:00 p.m. Murphy Drug and Gifts 1357 Veterans Memorial Blv. 258-2631

Hearing set for county budget

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times WALTHALL — Webster County supervisors have set a public hearing for 10 a.m. Aug. 31 to accept comments from the public regarding a proposed increase in ad valorem taxes. Revenue proposed to be collected…

Bridal Selections

Bridal Selections Hannah Beth Porter Bride elect of Craig Pittman Shower August 26, 2012 Phildelphia Baptist Church-Cadaretta 2:00 p.m. Come By And See Us Today!! Eupora Jewelry & Gifts 25 N. Dunn St. • Eupora, MS • 258-2081

Peaches big attraction at market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market MABEN — It had rained about 2 inches early Saturday morning before the Maben Farmers’ Market opened, so volunteers were out early sweeping off about 2 inches of water that had collected on…