Month: November 2013

Ride to benefit fallen officer’s family

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress-Times   To benefit the family of fallen Eupora Police Officer Keith Crenshaw, area bike riders have decided to come together to honor him with a bike ride this Saturday starting in Eupora. Crenshaw, who…

MDAH awards courthouse grant

From Press Reports   At its regular quarterly meeting in Jackson on Friday, the board of trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History awarded a grant of $500,000 for the Webster County Courthouse. Built in 1915 the Webster…

911 Calls

Oct. 21 10:12 a.m., alarm, Clarkson Road; Webster SO responds. 10:28 a.m., MVA, Cadaretta Road; WSO responds. 6:14 p.m., medical, Crossroads Church Road, Church County; Mathiston FD provides mutual aid. 8:09 p.m., Holland Street, Maben; transferred to Oktibbeha. 9:56 p.m.,…

Obituaries

Jean Anderson Oct. 21, 2013 Services for Jean Lamb Anderson, 85 of Vernon, Ala., were Oct. 25, 2013, at Montevista Baptist Church in Eupora with Jason Delgado and Brandon Criswell officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. She was born…

EFUMC thanks firefighters for services

From Press Reports   During the Eupora Fire Department’s monthly business meeting on Oct. 22, the Eupora First United Methodist Church Social Committee and Mayor Dan Burchfield thanked firefighters for their services to the city of Eupora. Social Committee members…

Lady Wolverines win South title

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress Times   When East Webster softball coach Lee Berryhill looks back over what his Lady Wolverines have done over the past 15 months, it’s hard for him to complain. During that span they played…

Eupora Main Street block party a success

From Church Reports   World Harvest Outreach Ministries hosted a block party Oct. 19 on Main Street, Eupora. Special guests for the evening were Eddie James’ former Excalibur leader, Michael Lake with Michael Lake Dance Ministries, Gadsden Ala. Originally, Excalibur…

Start making plans for next spring’s garden

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel Extension Horticulture Specialists   The last harvest of tomatoes, peppers and other tender vegetables should have been done by now, before Jack Frost takes these plants home to their fathers. What are you going…

Area Christmas parade dates announced and upcoming

Christmas parade dates have been announced for Eupora, Mathiston and Ackerman. Eupora’s parade will be at 5 p.m. Dec. 7 following the Christmas Market. The theme is “A Candy Christmas” and the Eupora Rotary Club is sponsor. Forms are available…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Next semester my students will be watching Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice,” choosing a topic about this play, and addressing the topic at the lectern. I have started thinking about…