Month: November 2013

Community blood drive is Friday

From Press Reports


The United Blood Services bloodmobile will be parked at Golden LivingCenter-Eupora from 1-6 p.m. Friday accepting all blood types, especially O-negative and O-positive.

“This is an especially hard time of the year to get donors in … Read more

Books Bygone: ‘The Modern Family Cookbook’

By Marica Bernstein


The introduction to “The Modern Family Cookbook” (first published 1942, updated 1958) is addressed to “Mrs. Homemaker,” and begins, “this book is written for you in full appreciation of your problems of running a home. These … Read more

Extension creates county profiles including Webster

From Press & Staff Reports


A wealth of county-level information is available in seconds through a set of profiles created by experts with the Mississippi State University Extension Service.

A new app and website provide community stakeholders, business leaders … Read more

Eupora ends solid season with 9-3 record

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress Times


Junior Graham may have the title football coach in front of his name, but he knows a little bit about science as well.

“I learned in the eighth grade that it was … Read more

Beta Club visits EES

Beta Club members are ready to trick or treat at Eupora Elementary.

From School Reports


Students in the Eupora High School Beta Club visited Eupora Elementary School on Oct. 30.

Dressed as sports players, superheroes, cowboys and cowgirls, and even insurance salespersons, the Beta Club members trick or treated at each … Read more

Maben man pleads guilty to attempted abortion


From Press & Staff Reports


A Maben man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to charges that include attempted abortion and aggravated assault, according to published reports.

The Starkville Daily News reported Sunday that John Jones, 31, of Maben … Read more

MSU’s McDougald has passion for horticulture


By Myra Rice

The Reflector


Lynette Latham McDougald, business manager for the University Florist and horticulture instructor at Mississippi State University, has established a career as lively as the masterpieces she creates.

Born in Eupora, McDougald is no stranger … Read more

EES students of month


These Eupora Elementary School students were chosen by their teachers as students of the month based on the character trait respect. (Front Row) Maddie McMullan, Hallie Johnston, Katie Power, Blakelyn Weeks, Olivia Frank, Dalton Murphy and Keshon Mullins, (2nd Row) … Read more

150th win brings back memories for Eupora’s Graham

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times


In Junior Graham’s 14 seasons as a head football coach, his teams have won at least nine games in a season an amazing 12 times and have never missed the playoffs. If his … Read more

Wise-Reed Funeral Home has ribbon cutting

Willie Reed (front, center) does the honors at the ribbon cutting for Wise-Reed Funeral Home. Helping hold the ribbon are Bill Reed, Angela Reed, Mayor Dan Burchfield and Gail Reed.

From Press Reports


Willie and Angela Reed announce that they are the proud new owners of Wise Funeral Home, now to be known as Wise-Reed Funeral Home.

Both Willie and Angela are natives of Webster County with two daughters, … Read more