Month: October 2013


Charles P. Smith

Oct. 21, 2013

Services for Charles P. Smith, 89, of Sturgis were Oct. 23, 2013, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Donnie Davis officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery near Bradley.

He was … Read more

‘From Seed to Pumpkin’ featured at story hour

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT


After a few days of overcast and rainy days, it was good to wake up to a beautiful day that the Lord has made. On Oct.18, Mrs. Mary chose to read “From Seed … Read more

East Webster falls short in defensive battle against Bruce

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times


East Webster head football coach Doug Wilson knew his team’s game last Friday night against Bruce would likely be a close one, but he never would have guessed that only 10 total points … Read more

EWHS moving into new school

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


East Webster High School has begun the move into its new academic facility in Cumberland and classes are scheduled to begin there next week.

Jack Treloar, Webster County superintendent of education, said the … Read more

Wishing for others rather than wanting from the Claus

Many of you may have read in October 2’s editorial that the Webster Progress Times will be publishing Letters of the Season this year.  I guess one could say we are saying Live, Give, Forgive instead of Ho! Ho! Ho!… Read more

Calendar of Events

Angel Tree

program signup

Webster County registration for The Salvation Army Angel Tree program will be Oct. 24 and 25.

Registration will be from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the Webster County DHS office, 53 Government Ave., Eupora.

Please have … Read more

911 calls

Oct. 14

8:35 a.m., alarm, Savannah Lake Road; Webster SO responds.

2:53 p.m., animal complaint, Old Walthall Road; WSO responds.

3:43 p.m., welfare concern, Church Street, Mathiston; Mathiston PD responds.

4:50 p.m., 911 hang-up, West Gould Avenue; Eupora PD responds.… Read more

Lung cancer leading cause of cancer death

From NMMC-Eupora


Each year, more people die of lung cancer than colon, breast and prostate cancers combined. For 2013, the American Cancer Society estimates there will be more than 228,190 new cases of lung cancer, with nearly 160,000 deaths … Read more

Church News

Sapa Baptist

Sapa Baptist Church will be hosting its annual “Fall Fellowship” on Oct. 26. The event starts at 2 p.m. with an opening prayer led by Brother Adam Berry.

Activities include Bible trivia and Jesus Bingo, both for adults … Read more

Aldermen hear traffic complaints

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


The Eupora Board of Aldermen has approved an initial traffic regulation measure in response to complaints about traffic problems on Clark and Fox avenues.

Rich Castle of 145 N. Gold St. and Craig … Read more