Month: February 2015

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 02/25/15

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Ice causes wrecks

EUPORA FIRE DEPT. Sleet and freezing rain resulted in iced-over bridges and roads Friday, resulting in multiple accidents. They included this one in which an SUV skidded off U.S. 82 east of Eupora and overturned. Sheriff

Judgments issued in Circuit Court

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Numerous sentences were handed down during the most recent two-week term of Webster County Circuit Court. Circuit Judge Clarence Morgan III presided during the term that ran from Jan. 12-23 at the Choctaw County…

Move to learn

STAFF PHOTOS/RUSSELL HOOD Coach Larry Calhoun leads East Webster Elementary prekindergarten through second-grade students and teachers in simple movement exercises in the school’s gym. The star of the Move to Learn exercise break videos introduced them to the initiative last…

Sales tax collections reported

From Staff Reports Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect December sales are in for area municipalities. The city of Eupora’s sales tax allocation is $35,839, which is down less than 1 percent from the same month last year.

Program serves spiritual needs of patients, families

From Press Reports The Pastoral Care program at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora offers compassion, hope and peace to patients and family members during times of crisis, diagnosis and treatment. Pastoral Care and Chaplain Services at NMMC-Eupora provide care that helps…

TIPS & TRENDS: Local brides are showcasing their personality

By Gwen Sisson One of the hottest trends for local brides in recent years is injecting a lot of personality in their weddings, receptions and registries. Stores throughout the area have repeated said brides are looking for something completely unique…

Plan ahead to shed pounds before the wedding day

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Ag Communications RAYMOND — For brides who want to shed a few pounds before their big day, nutrition experts recommend proper planning, not fad diets. “Trendy diets, such as low-carbohydrate diets, are popular and can produce…

Eupora qualifies nine for North powerlifting meet

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress Times Nine Eupora High School athletes will compete in the MHSAA Class 2A North State Powerlifting Meet at Calhoun City High School on Saturday, March 7. Eight of the nine finished first in the…