Month: June 2014

Another tough schedule ahead for Wolverines

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times All East Webster head football coach Doug Wilson needs to know about his team’s 2014 schedule is that it’s just like the

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Mission trip to West Virginia upcoming

By Gwen Sisson Mantee Baptist Church pastor William Carpenter said “if people will commit to this mission, and ever go to Ritchie County, (W.Va.) they will fall in love with the place and its people.” A team from Webster County…

EHS gym demolition being considered

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A state agency is considering the Webster County School District’s request to demolish Eupora High School’s gymnasium, which is Mississippi Landmark. The Mississippi Department of Archives and History published a public notice in the…

Voters return to polls Tuesday

From Staff Reports Webster County voters and others across the state will return to the polls Tuesday for a runoff election in the Republican Party. Republican voters will choose between incumbent Thad Cochran and challenger Chris McDaniel in

Harvest time

GWEN SISSON After all of the recent rains, farmers are finally able to get in the fields to harvest wheat. In this photo taken

Hospital board welcomes new members

From Press Reports North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora has welcomed two new members to the hospital’s board of directors — James Mason and Phil Ferguson. The board meets monthly and is dedicated to the organizational mission — improving the health of…

Board approves policy revisions

From Staff Reports The Webster County School Board has approved revisions to three policies, according to board minutes. Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar. on June 2, first recommended the board approve revisions to the “Attendance, Tardiness and Excuses” policy. The…

Flea market items at Maben Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market The crowds picked up quite a bit on Saturday at the Maben Farmers’ Market. The first customers arrived even before all the stalls were set up to begin at 7:30 a.m., but those…