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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…