Month: September 2012

School board approves contract

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County School Board has awarded a contract to an architectural firm for the construction of a gym at East Webster High School’s campus in Cumberland.

Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar presented a … Read more

County picks up House seat

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County has officially picked up a new seat in the House of Representatives with the U.S. Justice Department’s approval of Mississippi’s legislative redistricting.

Legislative leaders received word of the approval Friday, The Associated … Read more

City adopts FY2013 budget

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Aldermen have adopted the city of Eupora’s budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1.

They did so during a special called meeting on Sept. 13. The action followed a budget work … Read more

Hospital named supervised practice facility

From Press Reports

The Mississippi State University Dietetic Internship is designed to prepare students for rewarding careers in nutrition and dietetics.

The MSU internship provides a concentration in nutrition education and therapy. North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora has been a supervised … Read more


From Press Reports

COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which includes chronic bronchitis, emphysema or both. COPD gradually robs people of the ability to breathe.

It is estimated that half of the 24 million people in the Unites States … Read more


Peggy S. Trussell Latham

Peggy S. Trussell Latham, 76, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, September 8, 2012, in Colorado Springs, Co.

Born in Choctaw County, MS, she was the daughter of the late Troy E. and Earlean Simpson Trussell.… Read more

Gentiva Hospice presents GLC memorial service

From Press Reports

Gentiva Hospice presented a memorial service at Golden LivingCenter- Eupora on Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. to remember those residents who had passed during the past four months.

Chaplain Lynn Ronaldi of Gentiva Hospice began the program … Read more

Rifle raffle chances sold at market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — The weather was near perfect for the Maben Farmers’ Market crowd Saturday.

Leola Mason of Noxapater Catering and Cake Decorating was surrounded by customers who came in a steady stream for … Read more

Maben Methodist Church revival Oct. 7-9

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — Maben Methodist Church will be having a three-night revival starting Oct. 7.

The revival will begin that Sunday at 5 p.m. with a covered-dish supper in the Don Scrivener Fellowship Hall following worship services at … Read more

VA mobile health clinic coming to area

ACKERMAN — The G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery VA Medical Center will set up a mobile health clinic in Ackerman on Sept. 29 beginning at 9 a.m. at the National Guard armory.

The mobile health clinic will be set up to provide … Read more