Month: February 2013

City, county consider courtroom agreement

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora and Webster County officials are working to formalize an agreement for the county’s use of the municipal courtroom. Mayor Tommy Lott, at Monday night’s Board of Aldermen meeting, said the county has already … Read more


Alfa Burgos Contreras Feb. 2, 2013 Services for Alfa Burgos Contreras, 80, of Eupora were Feb. 5, 2013, at First Baptist Church of Duncan. Burial was in Shelby Cemetery.

Mrs. Contreras was a homemaker. She died Feb. 2, 2013.

Survivors … Read more

Church News

Eupora FBC David Jeremiah: Dr. David Jeremiah will be at the BancorpSouth Center in Tupelo on April 25 and FBC Eupora plans to take a bus to the free event. Anyone who would like to attend should call the church … Read more

Calendar of Events

Brunswick stew fundraiser set The Clarkson-Fame Volunteer Fire Department will be having another Brunswick stew fundraiser to raise money for purchase of equipment and maintenance of the department.

The fundraiser will be Feb. 9 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Donations of … Read more

EES wing named after Jones, Foard

From Staff Reports

A wing of Eupora Elementary School has been named in memory of two former principals at the school.

Approval was given at the Jan. 15 meeting of the Webster County School Board. Minutes reflect that President Bobby … Read more

Threadgill Maben Methodist Men’s speaker

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — Maben Methodist Church had a kind of special homecoming Jan. 27.

The speaker for the men’s breakfast meeting was the Rev. Jim Threadgill, who is no stranger to this community.

It was back in 1998, … Read more

Students at EHS get hands-on learning

From School Reports

Students in Tyler Gray’s Anatomy and Physiology class at Eupora High School performed a blood typing lab on Jan. 11 The students used samples marked W-X-Y-Z. They then added proteins A, B and RH into each different … Read more

Story hour features winter books

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — Even if the weather was slightly overcast, it did not keep the kids from coming to the Friday morning story hour at the Maben Public Library on Jan. 25.

Ms. Mary chose … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Feb. 10, 1938 Hobson’s Record is Blasted Again The more they come, the worse, they get — for County Agent R.T. Hobson, who bragged last week about his fine flock of hens that exerted themselves to the … Read more