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…

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…

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…

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…

Beta Club visits EES

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…

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…

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…

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)…

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…

Wise-Reed Funeral Home has ribbon cutting

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,…