Month: March 2013

Local team shares Gospel in W. Virginia

By Bro. William Carpenter
For the WPT

“Why are you guys doing this? I mean, are we doing something wrong?”
asked the lady in the parking of the Dollar General store in
Harrisville, W. Va.

Bro. Buddy Pepper of Crossroads … Read more

World Harvest hosting multimedia presentation

From Church Reports

World Harvest Ministries will be hosting a special Good Friday
multimedia presentation called “I AM” at 7 p.m. March 29.

This presentation will take you through the life of Christ and the
Second Coming. This will be … Read more

Encore opens Rehab center

From Press Reports

Encore Rehabilitation Inc. has a new location in Eupora and hosted an
open house on March 21.

The outpatient rehabilitation center is located at 1710 Veterans
Memorial Blvd. (The Junction) and the phone number is 258-4221. The… Read more

20 years of fun, recreation, progress

Special to the Progress-Times

On May 22, 1993, Whites Creek Lake in Eupora was officially dedicated
and opened to the public with a ceremony presided over by then-Mayor
Pete Fortner Jr.

“Whites Creek is my proudest achievement,” he stated to … Read more

Dunlap, Stewart treat students to Webster County tour

From Press, Staff Reports

Bill Dunlap’s artist-in-residency at Mississippi State University
continues to provide an amazing experience for students.

The artist joined forces with fellow Webster County native and School
of Architecture alumnus Belinda Stewart, FAIA, in February to give … Read more

Maben school grad made pro baseball player

By Terry Harpole
For the WPT

MABEN — The old O. L. Wicks School on Highway 15 North for years has
sat empty and in a bad physical shape, as many schools will do when
they are closed. However, it … Read more

Civic League active in Mathiston

By Betty Jeffcoats
President, Civic League of Mathiston

The Civic League of Mathiston is a relatively newly formed group of
people living in and around Mathiston. For the first two years, three
people were on the committee and as of … Read more

Dunlap named 1st MSU artist-in-residence

From Press Reports

After a career spanning more than three decades as an artist, arts
commentator and educator, Mississippi native William “Bill” Dunlap
now will help set the bar for students as Mississippi State’s first

The university’s art department … Read more

4-H’ers excel in projects, programs

From Press Reports

Webster County 4-H’ers participated and excelled in various projects
and programs in 2011-12, and were rewarded for their hard work and
dedication at the 2012 Webster County 4-H Awards Banquet on Nov, 12
at the Webster County … Read more

Hardin Rotary Student of the Month

From Staff Reports

The Eupora Rotary Club honored Eupora High School senior Colton
Hardin as its March Student of the Month on March 5. He chose Kris
Parson as Teacher of the Month.

Hardin is president of the Fellowship of … Read more