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, … Read more

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, … Read more

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 … Read more

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., … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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, … Read more

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 … Read more