From Press, Staff Reports
Mission Mississippi will celebrate 20 years of unifying the Body of Christ across racial and denominational lines on Oct. 27.
The statewide celebration and worship will take place in Jackson State University’s Tiger Stadium, where … Read more
From school reports
Mississippi State clinched its ninth appearance in the College World Series with a dramatic 6-5 win over No. 6 national seed Virginia Monday afternoon at Davenport Field to clinch the Charlottesville Super Regional.
With the victory, … Read more
By Jane Collins, Manager
Maben Farmers’ Market
Perfect weather greeted folks who came to the Maben Farmers’ Market Saturday. The huge trees that shade our market have grown with all the spring rain we have had since last year … Read more
By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times
Eupora leaders have voted to apply for a street improvement grant but are awaiting more information before developing the scope of work.
Planner George Crawford of the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District … Read more
By Fran Smith
If you drove past the Webster County Public Library in Eupora on June 4 at 1 p.m., you would have seen an 85-pound tortoise walking through the grass.
He was visiting the library with … Read more
Gene and Ann McMillian of Maben announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda, to Michael Gilliland Jr., son of Mike and Tina Gilliland of Mathiston.
The couple will exchange vows in a private ceremony surrounded by family on June 22. … Read more
75 Years Ago:
June 16, 1938
C.T. Duke First Cotton Bloom
Early Saturday morning, C.T. Duke, good farmer of the Peppertown community, brought to the Progress office the first cotton bloom of the 1938 season. Mr. Duke, already a subscriber … Read more
From press reports
Residents living in and around the Eupora, Mississippi community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. First Baptist Church will host Life Line Screening on 6/17/2013. The site is … Read more
By Lisa Stewart, Extension County Director, Webster County
Q: I have really noticed millipedes on the move. What can I do to get rid of them?
A: The prolonged wet weather has prompted a lot of calls about garden … Read more
By Terry Harpole
For the WPT
The old expression “The best is yet to come” might have been the expression of many people in the Maben area, including the members of the board of Maben Memorial Garden, after the … Read more