Month: March 2014

Maben Auto Parts has new owner

By Terry Harpole For the WPT One place in Maben on Main Street that has new ownership has been the site for many things in the past. At the location of Maben Auto Parts, there was once

House members pass variety of bills

By Rep. Joey Hood District 35 House members passed a variety of bills last week in advance of deadlines coming up in the last few weeks of the 2014 legislative session. Most of the bills were

EHS classes relocate after fire

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress-Times With the Webster County School District approaching three years since the destruction of the East Webster High School campus by a tornado, it is now handling a similar situation after a fire damaged Eupora…

Boy Scouts take trip to the CAFB

From Press Reports Troop 30 of Eupora took part in Spring Camporee at Columbus Air Force Base. The Scouts watched an airplane be set on fire and put out, explored buildings on base, used different

CMI fundraiser

Congratulations to Willie Patterson for winning a $200 gas card from Central Mississippi Inc. The organization thanks every

Lake Emergency Action Plan completed

By Dan Burchfield Mayor, City of Eupora Since the construction of Whites Creek Lake, flooding in Eupora has been greatly reduced. In years past before the construction of the levee, floodwater from Whites Creek had been known to cross

Hospital celebrates National Nutrition Month

From NMMC-Eupora National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign celebrated annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of

Children enjoy ‘Commotion’ in library

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT There was “Commotion in the Ocean” and there was commotion in the children’s library at Maben Public Library on March 21 with little kids running, crawling, wiggling and giggling all over the place. Soon…

Mardi Gras party

Mary Hood of NMMC-Eupora Long Term Care enjoyed the Mardi Gras party celebrated on

BLY Fine Arts Center nears completion

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress-Times Ever since their founding back in 2001, Eupora Arts Inc. and the BLY Fine Arts Center have brought the visual arts, music, literature and architecture to Webster County by providing a