Month: November 2012

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Nov. 11, 1937 Jitney-Jungle Offers Many Unusual Values In a full-page advertisement in this issue of The Webster Progress, G.E. Childs, owner of the Jitney Jungle store is offering hundreds of grocery items at prices far below … Read more

Newton named new city clerk

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Aldermen on Tuesday named Gail Newton as Eupora’s new city clerk.

She has been a deputy clerk employed by the Water Department since 2001. Newton will succeed City Clerk Lesa Hardin, who presented a … Read more

OCC donations being accepted


The youth of First Baptist Church Eupora will have an Operation Christmas Child Packing Party at 6:30 p.m. following the Wednesday night meal Nov. 7.

Boxes will be dedicated during worship services on Nov. 11 and delivered to … Read more

General election set for Tuesday

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Only five days remain until Tuesday’s general election with the presidential race topping the ballot.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 6, and Saturday is the last day an individual can … Read more


Mary Frances Harpole Oct. 23, 2012 Services for Mary Frances Harpole, 86, of Charleston were Oct. 25, 2012, at First Baptist Church of Charleston. Burial was in Shady Grove Methodist Cemetery near Eupora.

She was a former home economist with … Read more

Shoppers brave cold at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — Once again Wanda and Sam Gray of Eupora came to the Maben market Saturday to sell shelled paperhull pecan halves from this year’s crop.

To add to her offerings Wanda had … Read more

EWHS supports good cause during Homecoming

By Shelley Rae Edwards Student Council Reporter East Webster High School

East Webster had an exciting Homecoming week Oct. 8-12.

The Student Council sponsored a display board contest and a daily spirit day contest. The Homecoming Theme was “Wolverines with … Read more

Man bound over on drug charges by court

From Staff Reports

A state inmate awaits grand jury action after being bound over on felony drug charges in Eupora.

Antwayn Patterson, 34, had a preliminary hearing Oct. 23 in Eupora Municipal Court on a charge of possession of crack … Read more

By Amy Rollins For the WPT

The “Pride of Eupora” Marching Band traveled to the campus of Hinds Community College in Raymond on Saturday to compete in the MHSAA Class 2A State Marching Band Championship.

Band members performed their 2012 … Read more

Wolverines prepare to take bite out of Strayhorn

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

The East Webster Wolverines were defeated by the Eupora Eagles in a 37-7 decision last Friday night in Cumberland.

The matchup between the teams had been much anticipated. The expectations from both sides of … Read more