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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…