Month: May 2014

Board accepts HOME bids

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Construction on new houses for three Webster County homeowners can now begin after supervisors accepted bids on their behalf last week.
The Board of Supervisors opened bids from four housing contractors May 19 for … Read more

Extension Centennial



Webster County Extension hosts an open house at its office in Eupora to celebrate 100 years of the Extension Service in Mississippi. Light refreshments were served, and Extension publications and … Read more

Congressional primaries set for Tuesday

From Staff & Press Reports

Mississippi voters will select party nominees for the U. S. Senate and U. S. House of Representatives next week.
Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 3. Voters in Webster … Read more

ALA rewards students with field day

Students at East Webster Elementary School enjoy field day.

From Press Reports

Students at East Webster Elementary School were rewarded this spring with a fun SuperKids field day by the American Lung Association after raising $1,300 to support the organization.

During this fun field day, students participated in… Read more

MayFest this weekend in Mathiston

From the Mathiston Civic League

MayFest in the Mathiston Park will begin Friday from 6:30-10 p.m. and continue Saturday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Come celebrate with us and learn more about how our town, originally 80 acres and three residents, … Read more

FBC Eupora youth plan trip to Mission Arlington

Youth from FBC Eupora will be serving at Mission Arlington/Mission Metroplex in Arlington, Texas, next week.

By Gwen Sisson

Wil Bailey of First Baptist Church of Eupora said he was looking forward “to sharing the gospel with people who might not have ever heard about Jesus.”
Greer Blaylock of FBC Eupora said she expects the upcoming … Read more

Church honors Stewart for service

Sherlene Stewart with her husband and five children

From Church Reports

The Rev. Kenneth Smith presents a gift to Stewart.

The Rev. Kenneth Smith presents a gift to Stewart.

Fame Church of God has honored Sherlene Stewart for her service to the church as secretary/clerk.
She is stepping down after 13 years, and was recognized by the … Read more

Clark inducted into Maben Lions Club

 De la Cruz, Clark, and Thomas

By Jane Collins
Maben Lions Club

Lion Armando de la Cruz of Starkville has inducted Robert E. “Buddy” Clark of Mathiston as a new member of the Maben Lions Club.
Lion Duane Thomas of Maben was his sponsor. Lion Duane … Read more

Future kindergarteners


Students entering kindergarten this fall at EES had the opportunity to eat lunch in the cafeteria, tour the school, meet the kindergarten teachers and pick up a packet for registration on April 23. Kindergarten registration will… Read more