Month: October 2012

East Webster Wolverines line up another district win

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

The East Webster Wolverines gained another district win last Friday night.

The Wolverines defeated the Williams-Sullivan Yellowjackets in a homecoming matchup, 47-6.

Sophomore Deangelo Liggins continued to lead East Webster at the running back … Read more

Eupora Eagles take big comeback win

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Eagles made a big comeback scoring 15 unanswered points to seal another Class 2A, Region 2, District 4 win, 22-18.

The Eagles hosted neighboring county rival the Ackerman Indians in a much-anticipated … Read more

Driver’s license office closing

From Press, Staff Reports

The driver’s license office in Eupora is closing because of budget constraints, according to a release issued Wednesday by the Mississippi Highway Patrol office in Starkville.

The local office will be closing effective Wednesday, Oct. 24, … Read more

Black-eyed Pea Festival features 5K

By Dottie Dewberry

Runners! Listen up! The Black-eyed Pea Festival will soon be upon us, and if you wish to participate in the 5K run/walk (starts at 8 a.m.) or 1-mile fun run (starts at 9 a.m.) registration is going … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Oct. 21, 1937 ‘Uncle Billy’ is Practicing When the Legion Lake was opened “Uncle Billy” Harvey of Mathiston, who saw service in the Civil War and is now 89 years old, came out there to try his … Read more

Board transfers surplus funds

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL —Surplus money from Webster County’s tornado disaster fund has been moved to all five road districts.

The Board of Supervisors created the special fund to hold county funds generated to deal with the … Read more

NTEPA plans area power outage

From Staff Reports

Natchez Trace Electric Power Association customers in Webster County will be out of power for four hours beginning Friday, Oct. 12 at midnight.

Tennessee Valley Authority is requiring this outage to perform maintenance on its equipment coming … Read more

Veteran city clerk resigning

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Veteran City Clerk Lesa Hardin has announced she is resigning her position upon accepting a job offer from the city of Starkville. She announced her resignation in an Oct. 3 letter to the mayor … Read more

MSU will develop Garan site plan

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The city of Eupora is contracting with Mississippi State University to develop a conceptual site plan for the Garan property. City aldermen voted Oct. 1 to accept a proposal from John C. Stennis Institute … Read more

Area ladies attend Viking Cooking School

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

Happy Birthday, Jensen!! What a wonderful birthday present: a day at the Viking Cooking School in Greenwood for Miss Jensen Reed, an eighth-grade student at Caledonia Middle School.

Jensen, who is the daughter of … Read more