Monthly Archives: August 2013

Worship on the Water at Whites Creek Lake

From Church Reports   Warm summer sunshine, cool lake water, the smell of an outdoor grill … all the things we love about an easy summer weekend. No, just add amazing worship and you have the recipe for WORSHIP ON…

ECOM sponsors Bible Drill, Back-to-School program

By Daniel Brunty The Webster ProgressTimes   The Eupora Community Outreach Ministry sponsored the 2013 Bible Drill event and Back-to-School and School Supply Giveaway Program this past weekend. The Bible Drill was held Saturday at Liberty United Methodist Church in…

Local girl places in state pageant

From Press Reports   Presley Love Buford of Mathiston represented the area of Webster County as Tiny Miss Webster County in the statewide Little Miss and Mr. Magnolia State Pageant finals in Vicksburg on July 27-28. More than 200 contestants…

Eagles enter fall camp in good physical condition

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   After six good years as head football coach at Eupora High School, veteran head coach Junior Graham is looking forward to his seventh. “It just seems like yesterday when we got here,” said…

NMHS named to 2013 Most Wired

From Press Reports   This year marks the 15th anniversary of Health Care’s Most Wired Survey, and the 13th time that North Mississippi Health Services has been included on the prestigious Most Wired list. In that time, hospitals and health…

Local talent entertains at Farmers’ Market

By Terry Harpole For the WPT   The people at Maben Farmers’ Market on July 27 were treated to a special treat: entertainment by two local people. After the market had opened, Louis W. “Red” Williams came driving up on…

Supervisors discuss fire trucks, courthouse

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress-Times   The Webster County Board of Supervisors discussed fire trucks and the courthouse during its first monthly meeting Monday. Chancery Clerk Russ Turner informed the board of bus turnarounds and budget updates. Supervisors then…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Aug. 11, 1938 Derby Hill News: Misses Margaret and Gertie Shaffer of Salt Creek spent last week with their sister, Mrs. Phronie Sellars, and attended the revival at Pine Forest.…

‘Gridiron Gold’ tickets available

From Press, Staff Reports   “Mississippi Gridiron Gold” will be shown at Eupora High School’s Latham Auditorium at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 and 19. Tickets for the film are $8 and may be purchased in advance at EHS or from…

Parsons to lead new MSU safety office

From Press Reports   A veteran Mississippi State research professional has been named director of the new Environmental Health and Safety Office at the land-grant institution. Michael S. Parsons of Eupora began his new duties earlier this month. In the…