Month: August 2013

Yard of Month

The Maben Home and Garden Club awarded Jamie’s Body Shop in Maben with the Yard of the Month. Recently Jamie moved in a small wooden building, which now serves as his office, next door to the body shop. Then Shuff Landscape…

Anna Elizabeth Bailey competes

Anna Elizabeth Bailey competed in the Preteen division of the Miss Magnolia State pageant in Vicksburg on July 27. Anna competed with more than 40 other girls in her group and won fourth alternate in beauty and third in fashion.…

Kuykendall recognized

  The Mississippi Transportation Commission has recognized participants in the Undergraduate and Graduate Civil Engineering Education Program. The program, administered by the Mississippi Department of Transportation, is for students from accredited Civil Engineering Programs at Mississippi Universities. All of this…

Gibson Family Scholarship assists area students at HCC

From Press Reports   The Hugh Gibson Family Scholarship continues to assist Webster and Choctaw County students secure a college education at Holmes Community College. Since 1992, the Gibson Family Scholarship has been granted to a Webster or Choctaw County…

Bishop celebrates her 90th birthday

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT   ”I believe in loyalty. When a woman reaches an age she likes, she should stick with it.” ~Eva Gabor Friends, family and other interested parties converged on the fellowship hall of Double Springs…

Underclassmen will be counted on to lead Lady Wolverines

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   East Webster softball coach Lee Berryhill will have to change his philosophy a little headed into the 2013 slow-pitch season that officially kicks off Saturday. “I always say you are only as good…

Rep. Hood addresses retired educators

By Sandra Dalton   The local Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi met Aug. 7 in the Mathiston Library. President Sue Cooper called the meeting to order by welcoming all members old and news. Peggy Palmer gave an inspiring devotion on…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Is there a certain number of words that students need to know in order to succeed? Catherine Snow of Harvard University stressed that teachers need to teach the 26 letters…

Young Lady Eagles set to host Eupora Classic Saturday

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress-Times   The loss of four starters off last year’s team, non of which were seniors, meant second-year Eupora High School slow-pitch softball coach Kaley Harris would have to move some players around. “We had one…

Obituaries

Mr. Barry Weston Aug. 7, 2013 Cremation arrangements for Barry Alexander Weston, 81, of Mantee have been entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home of Houston. A private family memorial service will be held at a later time in Mantee. He was…