Month: May 2014

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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…

Extension Centennial

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF 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

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…

ALA rewards students with 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

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,…

FBC Eupora youth plan trip to Mission Arlington

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…

Church honors Stewart for service

From Church Reports 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 pastor, Kenneth Smith, during the morning service on April…

Clark inducted into Maben Lions Club

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…

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