Monthly Archives: October 2013

Obituaries

Richard James Jr. Sept. 27, 2013 Services for Richard James Jr., 79, were Sept. 30, 2013, at Maben Church of God with the Rev. Brian Amason officiating. Burial was in Double Springs Cemetery in Fame. He was born April 26,…

Man struck, killed on Hwy. 9

From Staff Reports   A local man was killed Wednesday morning after a pickup struck him south of Eupora. The fatal accident occurred in Choctaw County around 6 a.m. Wednesday on Mississippi 9 at Bluff Springs Road. George Walker, 46,…

Lady Wolverines looking to clinch region title

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   The East Webster softball team is just one win away from becoming region champions. The Lady Wolverines can pick up that win today (Thursday) when they travel to Eupora to take on their…

911 calls

Sept. 23 1:25 p.m., medical, East Roane Avenue; EMS responds. 3:24 p.m., medical, Grady Road; EMS, Webster SO respond. 6:50 p.m., MVA, MLK Jr. Drive; WSO responds. 10:34 p.m., fight, South Dunn Street; EPD, WSO respond. Sept. 24 12:08 a.m.,…

Autumn crops at Maben Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market   Saturday was a near-perfect fall day for the Maben Farmers’ Market. A chill was in the air and it brought out vendors who displayed inviting autumn crops. Shane Davis of the Davis…

Calendar of Events

Pink Lemonade Day Eupora Medical Clinic is hosting Pink Lemonade Day for Breast Cancer Awareness from 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 3. Representatives from North Mississippi Medical Center’s Breast Care Center will share information about how to prevent or detect breast cancer…

Supervisors receive economic update

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Eupora Mayor Dan Burchfield gave an update on economic development to the Webster County Board of Supervisors on Monday. Burchfield, who serves as volunteer economic developer for the county, gave his last update…

Collect fall decorations from woods, fields, garden

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly Extension Horticulture Specialists   Begin collecting material now for those handsome fall and winter decorations. This could include milkweed seed pods, cornstalks, hydrangea blooms, grass seed heads, nuts, cones, coneflower seed heads, globe amaranth,…

Emergency disaster exercise next week

From Press Reports   Local emergency response agencies will be tested in a comprehensive disaster drill next week in Eupora. Webster County will participate in the county-level “full-scale” exercise Oct. 9 to evaluate first responder actions against current response plans…