Monthly Archives: February 2013

Wolverines counting on new faces on mound

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

It’s not every day you have a pitching staff like Cody Silver, Conner
Burton and Ty Hendrix. It’s also not every day that you have to
replace them.

That’s the obstacle facing veteran baseball coach … Read more

Church News

Eupora FBC
The First Baptist Church Children’s Ministry will be holding a RADA
Cutlery fundraiser to help offset the costs of summer camp for
children in grades 1-6 this year. Catalog is available online at
www.radacutlery.com.

For more information about … Read more

Maben Library decorated for Easter holiday

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

Patrons of the Maben Public Library have over the years kept displays
of interest to other patrons. Through March 31, the library is
featuring a display of rabbits and Easter decorations on loan … Read more

School wins $1K for PE program

From Press Reports

The physical education program at Eupora High School received a check for $1,000 on Feb. 14 as the Class 2A winner of the “Text to Win” Contest held during the 2012 Blue Cross & Blue Shield of … Read more

Secure Relay for Life luminarias early

From Press Reports

The volunteers in the accompanying photo, along with many others in Webster County, have joined more than 3 million volunteers across the country to help fight cancer and save lives.

Webster County volunteers have been busy getting … Read more

Fire destroys house in Tomnolen

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Firefighters from three departments were called to extinguish a fire Friday that eventually destroyed an unoccupied house in Tomnolen.

Volunteers responding to the 11:15 a.m. structure fire at 4123 U.S. Hwy. 82 found heavy … Read more

Waller thanks clerks for aiding county

From Press Reports

Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. on Feb. 12 praised public officials who came to the aid of Webster County. When a Jan. 17 fire heavily damaged the Webster County Courthouse in Walthall, officials from … Read more

Calendar of Events

Chili and soup supper for Relay Walthall Baptist Church Relay for Life team is having a chili and soup supper at the Walthall Fire Department on Feb. 22 from 5:30- 7 p.m. For a donation of $7 you can get … Read more

Head Start children visit library

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Public Library

Two groups of children from Eupora Head Start Center visited the Webster County Public Library in January.

On Jan. 24, Ms, Bonnie read “The Rooster Who Lost His Crow” and “The Little … Read more

Obituaries

William Pat Gibson Feb. 4, 2013 Services for William Pat Gibson, 50, of Studio City, Calif., were Feb. 16, 2013, at Mantee Baptist Church with the Rev. William Carpenter officiating. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

He was born July … Read more