Month: December 2014

MHGC meets at Center Grove Baptist Church

By the Maben Home and Garden Club   “The key to happiness is letting each situation be what it is instead of what you think it should be.” — Unknown The ladies of the Maben Home and Garden Club assembled…

MDOT honors Webster County employees

From Press Reports During a service award ceremony held in Tupelo, Mississippi Department of Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert recognized MDOT employees for their years of service.

Eupora native judge for Magnolia Film Festival

From press reports The 17th annual Magnolia Independent Film Festival will take place Feb. 19-21 at Hollywood Premier Cinemas in Starkville as a showcase venue for independent filmmakers. The judges for the festival will be Eupora native Ben Clanton, Dr.…

Prayer breakfast

Gathered are Alana Graham, president of the Controllers Generation II

Boy fighting leukemia in Memphis hospital

By Bob Darden The Greenwood Commonwealth Grandparents live in Eupora GREENWOOD — As children gathered around the Christmas tree Dec. 25 and opened presents, 6-year-old Miller Calhoun was busy battling a known killer — leukemia. Miller, a first-grader at Pillow Academy,…

EW girls coach Stan Hughey dies unexpectedly

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times The sudden death of East Webster High School girls basketball coach Stan Hughey has left the entire community in “a state of shock” according to EW principal Bill Brand. “Right now we are just…

MUW to raise awareness of healthy eating

Mississippi University for Women plans to make Mississippi healthier with mobile kitchen demonstrations of healthy ingredients and food preparation. In the fall of 2015, The W looks to launch Project CHEW (Cook Healthy, Eat Well). The mobile unit will be…

East Webster Invitational set for Jan. 8-9

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress-Times The first week of January will be a busy one for the East Webster High School boys and girls basketball teams. After hosting Winona on Jan. 6, EW will play host to the East Webster…

Sports Schedules – 12/31/14

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 31 Junior College Basketball 1 p.m. EMCC vs. Garrett College FRIDAY, JAN. 2 Prep Basketball TBA Kirk Invitational Tournament (Winston Academy entered) TBA Sam Dale Tournament (Kemper County entered) Men’s College Basketball 7 p.m. Florida State at Mississippi…