Monthly Archives: April 2013

Retired educators hear healthcare program

By Sandra Dalton The local Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi met April 2 in the Mathiston Public Library. Representatives attending the state meeting in Jackson in March gave an updated report on issues discussed. Suggestions were then made as to…

Sports notebook

Ole Miss rewards Kennedy with new contract OXFORD — On the heels of an NCAA Tournament appearance and SEC Tournament Championship, Ole Miss head basketball coach Andy Kennedy’s contract has been extended to run through 2017, Athletics Director Ross Bjork…

Friends speaker discusses genealogy

By Fran Smith Webster County Branch Librarian Genealogy was the topic of conversation at the April monthly meeting of Webster County Friends of the Library. After a business meeting, Judy Shumpert introduced the speaker, Sheila Fondren. Sheila told the audience…

Storytimes feature Pete the Cat

By Fran Smith Webster County Branch Librarian A new series of books is available for children at the Webster County Public Library in Eupora. The main character of this series is Pete the Cat. Ms. Bonnie read two of the…

City of Eupora, industry enter into option agreement

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The city and an unnamed industry have entered into an option agreement, according to records of an unannounced closed-session meeting of the Eupora Board of Aldermen. The action came after aldermen met in executive…

Webster prepares to e-file Chancery Court records

From Press Reports Grenada County Chancery Court is the most recent of eight counties using electronic filing of court records. E-filing became mandatory on March 18 in Grenada County Chancery Court. Chancery Courts in Lowndes and Webster counties and the…

Woman faces 3 kidnapping charges

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A young Mathiston woman under indictment for armed robbery was arrested last week after authorities say she held a family at gunpoint and led officers on a high-speed chase. The woman charged with the…

Obituaries

Jerry D. Ferguson Sr. April 7, 2013 Services for Jerry D. Ferguson Sr. were April 10, 2013, at Morgan Chapel Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery. He was born April 14, 1944, to the late Rufus and Myrtle…