Month: July 2013

Volunteers organize OCC closet

Operation Christmas Child volunteers Ruthie Kate Carson, Jacob Carson, Taylor Davis, Hannah Carson and Jessica Davis

From Church Reports


Volunteers worked July 19 to organize and access the closet set aside for Operation Christmas Child donations being collected throughout the year at First Baptist Church of Eupora.

Items for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes are being … Read more


Jessica Denise Russell and William Bradley Skelton

Mr. and Mrs. Jesse James “Jay” Russell of Calhoun City announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Denise Russell, to William Bradley Skelton of Bellefontaine.

Miss Russell is the granddaughter of James Robert Russell of Bentley and Margaret Moore Russell … Read more

Terry Wills: A lifetime of service

Terry Wills ends 40 years of service with Webster County Farm Bureau on Friday, when he will be honored with a retirement reception from 3-6 p.m.

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress-Times


Many residents of Webster County who are familiar with insurance are familiar with Terry Wills.

A dedicated agent with Webster County Farm Bureau for 40 years, he is retiring as agency manager. With … Read more

EES rewards Box Tops winners

Box Tops for Education winners Rana Britt (second place), Joseph Rollins (first place) and Lauren Lusk (third place)

From School Reports


We at Eupora Elementary School are proud to announce that we have exceeded our goal of 30,000 Box Tops by bringing in a staggering 35,294 for the 2012-13 school year. Here are the winners of our … Read more

PE/multipurpose building under construction

The PE/multipurpose building at Eupora High is under construction on the north side of the school.

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


Construction of a PE/multipurpose building is under way on the north side of Eupora High School.

The building was added to the Webster County School District’s Qualified School Construction Bonds projects last fall. … Read more

Dupree visits EW peewee football camp

Dupree (back, center) visits with East Webster peewee football players. He gave them words of encouragement for their upcoming football season.

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress-Times


MATHISTON — Members of the East Webster peewee football team were honored to have a special guest come speak to them July 17 at the old football field behind East Webster Elementary school.… Read more

Church news

Eupora Community

Outreach Ministry

Eupora Community Outreach Ministry will be sponsoring a Bible Drill event at 5 p.m. July 27 at Liberty United Methodist Church.

Students ages 10-18 are asked to participate. For more information call 258-6454 or 258-4071.

The … Read more

Mad Dawgs compete in Dizzy Dean World Series

From Staff Reports


The Mathiston Mad Dawgs competed in the 2013 Dizzy Dean World Series at Snowden Grove Park in Southaven.

The team advanced to the World Series after placing second in the 8-year-old Dizzy Dean South State Tournament.… Read more

Miller faces 10 counts in Webster County

By Reggie Ross

Emmerich Newspapers


A Winona man facing sexual-related charges  in Montgomery and Carroll County is also charged with 10 counts in Webster County.

According to Webster County Sheriff Tim Mitchell, Christopher Miller of 482 Highway 407 is … Read more

12 vendors at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager

Maben Farmers’ Market


It was a near perfect day Saturday morning at the Maben Farmers’ Market as 12 vendors came to sell their wares and greet our customers.

Our charity vendor for the day was … Read more