Monthly Archives: 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 artist-in-residence. The university’s art department…

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…

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…