Month: June 2013

Best Dressed

Iola Jones, Controllers Generation II 4-H Club adopted grandparent at Starkville Manor, received the title of Best Dressed during National Nursing Home Week in May. She was crowned Mrs. Starkville Manor for three consecutive years. Jones says she enjoys singing…

Time Capsules

75 Years Ago: June 23, 1938 Present Funds Will Pave 82 “Whether additional funds are secured from the federal government or not, Highway 82, one of the main roads of the state priority system, will be completed,” said the Hon.…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. In Act II, scene 2 of “Hamlet,” the Danish prince enters reading a book. Polonius asks, “What do you read, my lord?” Hamlet answers, “Words, words, words.” I cannot help believing…

Important to know medications

David Dabbs, PharmD NMMC-Eupora   The world of healthcare today can be a complicated place. A different physician for different conditions, multiple medications and appointments to keep can come together to form a potential monster of a schedule to manage.…

Commodity loans available from FSA

From Press Reports   Webster County USDA Farm Service Agency Acting Executive Director Arlin McGee reminds farmers that commodity loans from the Commodity Credit Corp. are available from FSA. “Farmers who choose to store their 2013 crops after harvest for…

Common Cents Resale Mall ribbon cutting

Participating in a ribbon cutting for Common Cents Resale Mall in Eupora are Alderman Buster Duvall, Webster County Miss Hospitality Karlee Stewart, Alderman Billy Brister, booth holder Lawyer Gee, owner Cindy Moody, booth holder Sherry Johnson, Alderman Dan Burchfield and…

Nabors Home Center grand opening

Participating in the ribbon cutting for the grand opening of Nabors Do it Best Home Center in Eupora are Millette Nabors, Alderman Billy Brister, owner Lee Nabors, Webster County Miss Hospitality Karlee Stewart, Alderman Dan Burchfield, Manager Jody Johnson and…

East Webster’s McKee signs with Blue Mountain College

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   Cody McKee has a lot of numbers by his name. But it’s not his height, weight, or batting average that made the difference when Blue Mountain College head baseball coach Curt Fowler decided…

Dig into Reading’ at Maben SRP

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT   Beverly Smith from the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee Wildlife Refuge presented the first of a three-part series titled “Dig into Reading” at the summer reading program at the Maben Public Library on June…

Eupora’s Steadman takes softball MVP honors

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress-Times   When it comes to softball, Allie Steadman likes to keep everything in front of her. That’s why the rising senior at Eupora High School enjoys being behind the plate more than any other position.…