Month: August 2012

WCTCC FCCLA brings home the Gold

From School Reports

Webster County Career and Technology Center Early Childhood Education students traveled to National FCCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) competition in Orlando, Fla., in July.

After weeks of practice and preparation the students were ready … Read more

County awards bid to reroof building

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL — Webster County officials have awarded a bid to reroof the Doss Building in Eupora.

The Board of Supervisors voted July 31 to accept the bid of Dixie Roofing of Winona to repair … Read more

Exploring summer stars at Rainwater

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this summer season called “EXPLORING SUMMER STARS “. This presentation will be given on Friday, August 10, 2012, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and astronomer, David … Read more


Allene Nason Yates Aug. 3, 2012 Graveside services for Allene Nason Yates, 97, of Shelby were Aug. 5, 2012, at the Shelby Cemetery.

She was born March 7, 1915, in Tomnolen to the late Mabel Reed Nason and Dr. Allen … Read more

Hospital teaches CPR to faculties

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora employees Todd Shettles, REMT- P; Stephanie McIlwain, RN, MSN; and Marvin Weeks, REMT-P; taught CPR to teachers and coaches of both East Webster and Eupora schools on Aug. 2.

NMMC-Eupora offers CPR classes … Read more

EFUMC plans worship at the lake

Special to the Progress-Times

Eupora First United Methodist Church is gearing up for what is quickly becoming one of its most exciting summer traditions … namely “Worship on the Water.”

Last year was the first time that the church moved … Read more

Osteoporosis puts bones at risk

From NMMC-Eupora

Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disorder that causes weakened bone strength. This condition puts individuals at a higher risk for bone fractures.

Some of the first signs of osteoporosis include loss of body height, posture changes (Dowager’s Hump), … Read more

Maben club selling birthday calendar

By Dottie Dewberry

MABEN — During the month of August the members of the Maben Home and Garden Club are selling subscriptions for the community birthday calendar.

We ask that you give positive consideration to purchasing this calendar, because this … Read more

True philanthropy can help solve healthcare problem

By Pete Shumpert

Let us start with a quote from Frederic Bastiat’s book, “The Law” (by permission of BN Publishing).

“The Seductive Lure of Socialism: Here I encounter to most popular fallacy of our time. It is not sufficient that … Read more

Calendar of Events

Lucius reunion The Lucius reunion will be Aug. 11 at noon at Larry’s of Eupora, formerly Rekab’s, 704 Highway 9 S., Eupora; 258-4800.

All family and friends are invited to attend. Please bring recent family history: births, marriages, deaths. RSVP … Read more