Monthly Archives: August 2012

Wilhite sentenced in court

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times WALTHALL — A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for crimes committed at the Webster County Jail. Earnest Dee Willhite, 31, of 594 Savannah Lake Road pleaded guilty July 31 to…

City revises redistricting plan

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Board of Aldermen has revised the city of Eupora’s proposed redistricting plan. The city must redistrict because of the 2010 U.S. Census results. Leading up the latest development in the redistricting process, the…

Making healthy choices for two

From North Mississippi Medical Center Pregnancy can be used as an excuse for unrestricted eating. What a mother eats and how much she eats has a direct effect on the overall health of the pregnancy and, ultimately, of the baby.…

Mantee house burns after lightning strike

By Terry Harpole MANTEE — A house on Highway 46 in Webster County near the Clay County line was hit by lightning on Aug. 9 around 6:30 a.m. and caught fire. Chief David Brand of the Mantee Volunteer Fire Department…

Obituaries

Deborah “Debbie” Miles Burchfield Eupora, MS Deborah “Debbie” Miles Burchfield, 63, administrative assistant, died Saturday Aug. 11th. at the Ms. Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Funeral Services were held 1:00 PM Monday Aug. 13th. at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel,…

The POWER of music can help children

By Amanda White Music surrounds us every day. From the beating of our heart to the music on the radio, music is a part of our everyday life. But can music heal? Can it give a voice to a child…

Presley plans ‘Rural Community Meeting’ in Maben

From Press Reports Brandon Presley, Northern District public service commissioner (D- Nettleton), is planning a series of 2012 meetings across the Northern District to hear directly from ratepayers. The “Rural Community Meeting” in Maben will be Aug. 30 at First…

Why should I test my hay?

By Lisa Stewart Extension County Director Webster County Since hay and other stored forages play a major role in winter- feeding programs, having the hay tested now will provide producers with adequate time to design a good feeding program that…