Month: September 2012


Paul Michael Pattridge Sept. 1, 2012 Graveside services for Paul Michael Pattridge, 61, of Stewart were Sept. 2, 2012, at Crape Creek Cemetery with the Rev. Doug Atkinson officiating.

He was born Feb. 18, 1951, in Batesville. Mr. Pattridge, who … Read more

Discount card fundraiser benefits Eupora Elementary

From School Reports

Eupora Elementary staff and students are participating in a discount card fundraiser through Sept. 10.

On the back of the card is a list of the local businesses and the discount or offer that each business will … Read more

Stidham retires after 36 years in education

For the WPT

The first director of the Webster County Career and Technology Center has retired after 36 years in education.

Jamie Stidham became director of the WCCTC in 1975 and served until 1980. That year he joined G.M. Stidham … Read more

Youth, adults ‘Outwalk Obesity’

By Rose Coffey Graham, Leader Controllers Generation II 4-H Club

The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club, in conjunction with Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church and other area churches, hosted its monthly “Outwalk Obesity” from Calahan’s Restaurant to West Oktibbeha County … Read more

Nelons in concert at Ackerman church

From Press Reports

The Nelons will be in concert at Ackerman Church of God on Sept. 16 starting at 6 p.m. for a gospel concert.

No admission charge, but a love offering will be taken for the Nelons. Call 552-7726 … Read more

Calendar of Events

Christmas Market planning meeting The Christmas Market is coming along! Anyone interested in serving during the weekend of events is asked to come to the next meeting, Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m., at the Eupora Depot.

The theme for this … Read more

Good Samaritans are still out there

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

If you have to have a flat tire, I recommend that you have it in front of Tuesday Morning in Starkville.

Not that I chose to have a flat tire, but Aug. 25, after … Read more

Wolverines defeat Lions look toward Caledonia

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

The East Webster Wolverines hosted the Weir Lions in their home opening game of the season.

Last season when the Wolverines and Lions squared off, East Webster scored a touchdown and an extra two … Read more

Group on a mission for children

From Press Reports

Webster County has been blessed with the formation of a new community- based organization, Eupora Community Outreach Ministry, whose mission is to focus on the needs of children.

For example, the ministry sponsored a back-to-school event that … Read more

Timberwolves on a roll

From staff and press reports

The West Oktibbeha Timberwolves are gearing up to travel to Eupora to take on the Class 2A Eagles.

The Timberwolves are coming off two big wins.

On Aug. 17, the Timberwolves defeated S.V. Marshall 66-6 … Read more