Month: October 2013

Obituaries

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…

‘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…

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…

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…

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!…

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…

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.…

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…

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 and…

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…