Month: January 2015

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 01/28/15

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Sheriff’s Dept. recovers drugs, stolen guns

From Press & Staff Reports The Webster County Sheriff’s Department made a felony drug arrest earlier this month and recovered stolen guns in unrelated incidents. The arrest was made the evening of Jan. 10 when sheriff’s deputies and the department’s…

County supervisors hold brief meeting

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress Times The Webster County Board of Supervisors met with a sales representative regarding the county’s tractors and related equipment during a brief meeting Jan. 20 at the Doss Building. The board met with Robby…

EHS Alumni Association schedules meeting

Bylaws adoption, election of officers planned Special to the WPT The EHS Alumni Association will meet Saturday, Feb. 7, at 10 a.m. at Eupora High School. To date, over 100 former students have joined the group in its endeavors to…

Tree removal begins on courthouse site

From Staff Reports WALTHALL — The first step toward construction of Webster County’s new courthouse began last week with timber cutting on the site by FJH Logging. FJH moved in Jan. 21 to cut the timber on the nearly 7-acre tract,…

Rehab Services

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Toni Carole Powell, director of Rehabilitation Services at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora,

Financing community development issue for city

Message from Eupora’s Mayor By Mayor Dan Burchfield City of Eupora Last week, I wrote to everyone about the present and future needs of our water system. In order to meet those needs, we are going to have to complete…

100th Day of School

Eupora Elementary School students celebrated the 100th day of school on Jan. 16. Classes celebrating here are (right) Jackie McMullan’s Pre-K students and (above) Erin Carmichael’s kindergarten students.

Healthy choices help grandparents age well

By Keri Collins Lewis MSU Ag Communications Getting older can make chasing after the grandkids tougher, but positive choices now can make it possible to keep up with them for years to come. David Buys, health specialist with the Mississippi…

Planning makes healthy snacks easy for kids

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Ag Communications Kids can prepare easy, nutritious after-school snacks with little or no cooking when parents plan ahead. JACKSON – After school, most kids raid the kitchen before they hit the books. If fruit is not…