Monthly Archives: March 2013

High winds cause area damage

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

High winds caused damage in the area Monday afternoon, when 50- to 60-
mph gusts were reported in Northeast Mississippi.

The most significant local damage was in Maben, where the top of an
elevated … Read more

Ansell Hawkeye announces layoffs

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Ansell Hawkeye is laying off 85 workers at its glove plant in Eupora,
which the company said could close permanently if it doesn’t obtain
more contracts.

Mark Lolley, associate director of operations, notified Eupora … Read more

Keady Friends of Library speaker

By Fran Smith, Librarian
Webster County Public Library

Peggy Keady, retired educator and author, of Kosciusko, was the
featured speaker at the Webster County Public Library for Friends of
the Library March 11 meeting.

Keady shared her background and motivation … Read more

Obituaries

Clarice Ila
Trull Boykin
March 12, 2013
Services for Clarice Ila Trull Boykin, 93, were March 14, 2013, at
Welch Funeral Home in Starkville with the Rev. Randall Poss
officiating. Burial was in Adaton United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Born June … Read more

Program aids ranchers of ruminant animals

From Press Reports

A new initiative in Mississippi aims to encourage ranchers of
ruminant animals like sheep and goats to make conservation
improvements to their operations.

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is offering financial
and technical assistance through the Small … Read more

Church choirs presenting ‘I Will Rise’

From Church Reports

Begin Holy Week with a special worship experience designed to engage
worshippers in reflecting on the death and resurrection of Christ.

Join the choirs First Baptist Church of Eupora and First United
Methodist Church for “I Will … Read more

Church news

Eupora FUMC
Holy Week
Eupora first United Methodist Church announces these upcoming Holy
Week activities:
• On Palm Sunday, March 24, the children will lead the Procession of
the Palms during the morning service and the Older Children’s
Handbell Choir … Read more

Calendar of Events

NMMC Home Health open house
North Mississippi Medical Center Home Health’s Eupora branch office
will have an open house from 3-6 p.m. March 21. The office is located
at 65 Early Grove Ave.
Come meet the staff and enjoy refreshments, … Read more

Hard-nosed Rebels earn spot in NCAA Tournament

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

Andy Kennedy is resilient.
No matter what criticism may come his way, the seventh-year head
coach of the Ole Miss men’s basketball team just keeps focusing on
his players and getting the most out of … Read more

Lady Wolverines drop tight game to Nanih Waiya

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress-Times

The Lady Wolverines of East Webster fought back after falling behind
6-0 to Nanih Waiya on Tuesday, but came up just short of a 7-5 score.

“It was a good game,” said East Webster … Read more