Monthly Archives: August 2013

Still time for another crop of warm-season vegetables

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly Extension Horticulture Specialists Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director   The good news about the rains is a full soil moisture profile for fall planting. Normally gardeners need to irrigate to keep transplants…

NMMC-Eupora warns of osteoporosis dangers

From Press Reports   Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disorder that causes weakened bone strength, according to North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora. This condition puts individuals at a higher risk for bone fractures. Some of the first signs of osteoporosis include…

Supervisors sign partnership resolution

Webster, Choctaw and Montgomery counties officially form the Regional Economic Partnership of Mississippi. Signing copies of the REPMS resolution July 31 in Winona are the presidents of each county’s Board of Supervisors: Chris McIntire of Choctaw, Pat Cummings of Webster and Ron Wood of Montgomery.  Observing are Webster County Supervisor Randy Rico (District 3), seated at far right, along with other supervisors and chancery clerks from the three counties, the mayors of Eupora and Winona, state Sen. Gary Jackson and other elected officials. STAFF PHOTO/AMANDA McBRIDE

By Amanda McBride Louisville Newspapers Inc.   WINONA — Webster, Choctaw and Montgomery counties have officially partnered to recruit industries and create jobs within the tri-county area. The presidents of the boards of supervisors for Webster, Choctaw and Montgomery counties signed…

Eupora HS cheerleaders attend camp

Eupora High cheerleaders at UCA cheer camp are (front) Keke Evans, Olivia Fields, Erica Hawes,  Sarah Grace Wade, Greer Blaylock, Claire Henderson, Marlee Ray, (back) Chloe Vaughn, Anna Littlejohn, Mary Kathryn Brister, Makaya Gaston, Hai-Leigh Hodges, Madison Crowell, Jessica Hill, Rikki Garcia, Hannah McDowell and Kallie Stovall.

For the WPT   The Eupora High School cheerleaders attended UCA cheer camp at Mississippi State University July 8-11. During this camp they learned cheers, dances, stunting and team building. Each night the girls were evaluated on the new material.…

EWHS opens school at Mathiston

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   East Webster High students started the school year at the temporary campus in Mathiston because the new school building is not complete. When ground was broken in Cumberland for East Webster’s new academic…

Calendar of Events

Peewee football/ cheerleader signup Eupora peewee football/cheerleader registration is under way through Aug. 9 at Eupora City Hall. For any questions contact Park Director John Prather at 552-2529. Beginning beekeeper workshop Aug. 10 A beginning beekeeper workshop will be Aug.…

Obituaries

Joan Grice Brown Winona Services for Joan Grice Brown, 79, of Winona were Aug. 7, 2013, at Moore Memorial United Methodist Church in Winona with burial in Oakwood Cemetery. She was born May 24, 1934, in Winona to the late…

Bingham- Alford

Kimberly Bingham of Booneville and Marlon and Julie Bingham of Booneville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacki-Lea Whitley Bingham, to Caleb Lamar Alford, son of Jimmy and Amy Alford of Woodland. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Louise Whitley…

2 injured in Bellefontaine crash

From Press, Staff Reports   A single-car automobile accident that occurred Tuesday afternoon on Highway 9 near Bellefontaine Grocery remains under investigation. The accident was reported about 3:25 p.m., with the Bellefontaine and Walthall fire departments dispatched to the scene.…