Monthly Archives: February 2013

MLK Day Parade held in Maben

From Press Reports Residents from Maben, Starkville, Eupora, Oxford and Tennessee participated in the MLK Day “Insights from the Path Parade” in Maben on Jan. 21. All you could see were horses, trucks and people singing, walking and talking from…

Obituaries

Nellie Sue Edwards Feb. 6, 2013 Services for Nellie Sue Edwards, 82, of Ackerman were Feb. 8, 2013, at Ackerman Church of God with the Revs. Greg Chamblee and Bill Taylor officiating. Burial was in Enon Cemetery. She was born…

MHGC plantings gift to Maben

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — On Feb. 11, the Maben Home and Garden Club finalized the plantings at the four-way stop on MS Highway 15 as its 50th anniversary gift to the town of Maben. In keeping…

EES rewards students through PBS

From School Reports At the conclusion of the first semester at Eupora Elementary School, students were rewarded for good behavior through the PBS program. Students exhibiting good character skills and behavior receive Eagle Bucks that are placed in a school…

County pursuing fire truck upgrades

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Board of Supervisors is in the process of pursuing avenues of upgrading Webster County’s fire trucks. The developments began when Mathiston Fire Chief Lee Gilliland and Assistant Chief Shane Box, county Fire Coordinator…

EES student attends presidential inauguration

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A Eupora Elementary School student witnessed history firsthand when she attended the second inauguration of President Barack Obama last month. Sixth-grader Kyla Patterson heard the president deliver his inaugural address and took part in…

School Board approves agreement

From Staff Reports The county School Board has formally agreed to let supervisors use its boardroom because of last month’s courthouse fire. School Board minutes show that members approved a recommendation from Superintendent Jack Treloar on Feb. 4 to enter…

Eupora architect honored as AIA Fellow

From Press, Staff Reports The 2013 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects has elevated Belinda Stewart, FAIA, to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the profession. 2013…

MDA advises on economic development alliance

From Staff Reports ACKERMAN — With a proposed regional economic development partnership still undecided, the Choctaw County Economic Development District and Foundation looked to Kathy Gelston for guidance. Supervisors in Webster, Choctaw and Montgomery counties voted last fall to contract…

Library patrons may download e-books

From Press Reports The new year has brought new services to the Webster County Public Library with e-books and a new web page. The Tombigbee Regional Library System, which includes the Webster County Public Library, has received a Library Services…