Monthly Archives: November 2012

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…

OCC donations being accepted

For WPT 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…

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…

Obituaries

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…