Month: January 2013

Hudson, Murphy to lead revival at FBC Eupora

From FBC Eupora

The Rev. Wayne Hudson said he will focus on the importance of building a relationship with Jesus Christ as part of the revival set for Jan. 20-23 at First Baptist Church of Eupora.

“Loving him, honoring him … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Jan. 20, 1938 Cow Thieves Beware! In recent days, there has been quite a bit of heifer stealing in Webster County. Officers are acquainted with several hot clues as to the identity of those who have been … Read more

City accepts bid for water meters

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Previous action by the Eupora Board of Aldermen included accepting a bid for the purchase of automated water meters.

The city received two bids for 400 wireless radio-read water readers, which aldermen took under … Read more

[news Newton resigns as alderman

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Ricky Newton has resigned as Eupora’s Ward 3 alderman and the city has appointed Alvin “Buster” Duvall to serve out the remainder of his term.

Newton, who was in his second term, resigned as … Read more

Man’s death unrelated to crash

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The death of a man seven weeks after he crashed his vehicle while fleeing a Webster County deputy apparently wasn’t related to his injuries, according to Coroner Steve Wells.

Rickey Robertson, 48, of Eupora … Read more

Escaped inmate back in custody

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

An escaped Webster County Jail inmate is back in custody and his wife has been charged with helping him.

Sheriff Tim Mitchell said U.S. marshals and county Sheriff’s Department deputies captured Davis Randle about … Read more

Sibley, Ramblers perform at Maben

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — A full day began Sunday morning at the Maben Church of God on Crowley Drive.

This was once the Maben Restaurant, where people would go to eat good food, and since about 1986, people now … Read more

Kelly returns to home area for revival

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — Sunday night was kind of a homecoming for many people in the Church of God on Crowley Drive in Maben and others in the area.

The Rev. Levelle Kelly came here to help hold a … Read more


Bob Bennett Dec. 29, 2012 Services for Robert Grisham “Bob” Bennett, 77, were Jan. 1, 2013, at Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford with the Rev. Claire Dobbs officiating. Burial was in the Garden of Memories at Coleman Funeral Home.

He … Read more

Girl Scouts kick off cookie season

From Press Reports

The Girl Scouts Heart of the South council has kicked off pre-order cookie sales.

Girl Scouts are taking orders through Jan. 28. Cookies will then arrive between Feb. 16 and Feb. 21. Booth sales will begin Feb. … Read more