Monthly Archives: September 2013

Obituaries

Tony Mark Raines III Sept. 7, 2013 Services for Tony Mark Raines III, 16, of Houston were Sept. 13, 2013, at Parkway Baptist Church with the Revs. Randy Rinehart, Scott Griffin Eddie King officiating. Burial was in Mount Hope Cemetery…

Sports Schedules

MONDAY, SEPT. 23 Prep Softball 6:30 p.m. — Louisville at Meridian 6:30 p.m. — West Lowndes at Noxapater Prep Volleyball 5 p.m. — Grace Christian at Choctaw County   TUESDAY, SEPT. 24 Prep Softball 6 p.m. — East Webster at…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Sept. 22, 1938 Eupora Theatre is Improving Service For a number of years, Eupora Theatre has been recognized as one of the most efficient, small-city cinema houses in Mississippi. J.F.…

Webster County Supervisors discuss land tax refunds

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress-Times The Webster County Board of Supervisors on Monday discussed how to resolve the error caused by destroyed documents from the courthouse fire that affected land tax records. The board as well as the tax…

Board adopts new city budget

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   City leaders adopted Eupora’s fiscal 2014 budget as presented at a special called meeting on Sept. 12. No one from the public attended a Sept. 5 hearing on the $1.75 million budget for…

Eupora FUMC welcomes new youth minister

From Church Reports   Eupora FUMC knows firsthand the truth that God always provides. When faced with the loss of veteran Youth Minister Kelly Roberts Fenwick , the Rev. Trey Harper said the church responded in its usual faithful way.…

School district earns ‘A’ rating

From Press & Staff Reports   The Webster County School District received an “A” rating when the Mississippi Department of Education released state accountability levels Friday. The WCSD is one of the 18 school districts in the state that are…

Ackerman COG hosting concert

From Press Reports   Debra Perry & Jaidyn’s Call will be in concert Sept. 29 starting at 6 p.m. at the Ackerman Church of God. The church is located at 8612 MS Highway 12. A love offering with be taken…

Fall comes to Maben Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market   Fall was definitely in the air Saturday as the vendors and patrons enjoyed the cool breezes of an early September morning. The Henrys had freshly dug Vardaman sweet potatoes, baby eggplant, patty…