Month: July 2013

GTPDD holds Advisory Committee meeting

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


The July 1 Board of Supervisors meeting included the annual Webster County Advisory Committee meeting of the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District.

Chancery Clerk Russ Turner was reappointed 2013-14 advisory chairman and … Read more

Regions Bank names George financial consultant

Regions Bank has announced that Andrew George has been named a financial consultant with Regions Investment Solutions.

His office will be located at the bank’s University Drive branch in Starkville. He is available by appointment at all other Regions Bank … Read more

Calendar of Events

Gospel singing

A gospel music jubilee will be at 6 p.m. July 13 at the Gore Springs Community Center featuring 9-year-old Grace Hester of Tupelo, the Master’s Quartet of Tupelo, Southern Image of Plantersville, Fishers of Men of Oxford and … Read more

Cardiac Rehab program offers many benefits

From Press Reports


Cardiac rehabilitation may benefit you if you have had any cardiac event such as a heart attack, cardiovascular disease, heart failure or a cardiac procedure such as angioplasty or heart surgery. You may also benefit from … Read more

Church News

Maben Church

of God

Maben Church of God will host a singing at 7 p.m. July 13 featuring Amazing Grace from Amory. The church youth will be selling water and drinks.

Also, July 14 is Super Sunday. Revival with Pastor … Read more

MBS blood drive upcoming

From Press Reports


The road of life is often rocky and filled with unforeseen obstacles — like traumatic injuries, life-threatening injuries and major surgeries.

Blood donors help pave the way to recovery for patients by making sure blood is … Read more

Stotts addresses Mathiston Razmus Circle

From Church Reports


“Everything I learned came from Mr. Privette and Jimmie Lee Whitt,” laughed David Stotts, referring to two of his instructors at Wood Junior College.

Stotts, a 1972 graduate of Wood, now serves as the Mississippi Conference … Read more

EPD Report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges/incidents during June:

Speeding, 21; suspended driver’s license, one; disregard for traffic device (stop sign), one; expired tag, one; no insurance, four; DUI-1st (0.21 percent BAC), one; disorderly conduct, two; curfew violation, one; junk … Read more

Main Street program recommended for city

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


A consultant, following a six-month study, has recommended that the city of Eupora establish a Main Street program.

Dianne Dyar presented her findings to the Eupora Board of Aldermen on July 1. The … Read more

Mulching easy way to conserve water in garden

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists
Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

This time of year, unless we have had adequate rain, the big chore in the garden is keeping things watered. One of the easiest … Read more