Monthly Archives: April 2013

Courthouse awaits engineer’s study

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A structural engineer is to determine whether or not the Webster County courthouse can be restored from the shell remaining after it burned in January. The Board of Supervisors voted Monday to contract with…

City sales tax revenue down

From Staff Reports Eupora’s sales tax revenue for February was down from the same month last year, new reports show. The city received a transfer of $31,113 from the Mississippi Department of Revenue. That’s down 10.4 percent from the $34,731…

Let’s rally for the Relay Friday night

By Dr. Connie Black Relay for Life Co-Chair Webster County We hope by now you have your calendar marked and your plans made for an exciting and fun-filled Friday night, April 26, 6 p.m. at the NMMC- Eupora walking track.…

Cause of house fire undetermined

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The cause of a blaze that destroyed a Peppertown Road home last week is undetermined, according to Walthall Fire Chief Casey Henderson. The Rev. Johnny and Nancy Lollar lost everything in the fire that…

County joins economic development effort

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County supervisors voted Monday to enter into an agreement with three others counties to establish an economic development district. They adopted the “interlocal cooperation agreement” between Webster, Montgomery, Choctaw and Carroll counties, and…

Relay for Life set for Friday

By Dan Burchfield For the WPT The Webster County Relay for Life is set for this Friday, April 26, beginning at 6 p.m. and lasting till 1 a.m. As in years past, this event is being hosted by North Mississippi…

Obituaries

Charlene Senter Glasgow April 18, 2013 Services for Charlene Senter Glasgow , 96, were April 24, 2013, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman. She was born in Fulton to the late Alfred Richard and Maudena Sheffield Senter. Mrs. Glasgow established…

Diabetes Care Group opens clinic in Kosciusko

Diabetes Care Group opened a specialized diabetes clinic in Kosciusko on April 19 at the Kosciusko Medical Center. The Kosciusko clinic is the fourth Diabetes Care Group Clinic in Mississippi and brings innovative diabetes treatments to Attala County and the…

Club, churches observe ‘Purple Up!’

From Press Reports The Controllers Generation II 4H Club, Pleasant Hill U.M. Church and other area churches celebrated “Purple Up!” for military children and their families April 15 in the West Oktibbeha County High School cafeteria. April is designated the…