Month: March 2015

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 03/25/15

Includes 2015 Profile Edition of the Webster Progress-Times. We now have a subscription service for our website. If you are a current print subscriber, please email us at bookkeeping@winstoncountyjournal.com with your name, email address and mailing address, and you can access this…

Rotary donates AED kit

Eupora Elementary School thanks the Eupora Rotary Club for donating an adult and child automated external defibrillator.

Courthouse site prep bids opened

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Acceptance of a contractor’s bid to prepare a site for Webster County’s new courthouse in Walthall is expected next week. The Board of Supervisors opened 11 bids for the project Friday. The apparent low…

Autism insurance bill encouraging, parent says

From Press & Staff Reports Passage of a bill requiring autism insurance coverage for children is encouraging, according to Eupora native Quess Hood. House Bill 885 requires health insurance policies to provide coverage for the treatment of autism spectrum disorder.…

Man makes coveted stringed instruments

By Melanie Crownover Invitation Tupelo Jeremy Rushing knew what he wanted to do when he returned to Tupelo at age 24. After years following the Grateful Dead and Phish, hopping freight trains and communing with hippies all over the country,…

Club sponsors litter poster contest

By Dottie Dewberry Back before the rain, ice, sleet, snow and spring holidays, the Maben Home and Garden Club sponsored a litter poster contest at East Webster Elementary School, which started Feb. 16 and lasted until Feb. 27. The theme…

Club donates books

Dr. Paula Threadgill, Mississippi State University Extension Service 4-H Youth Development Program associate director, and volunteer leader Rose Coffey Graham of the Controllers Generation II

Webster County students participate in DECA events

From School Reports   Webster County Career and Technology Center’s DECA chapter members challenged themselves recently by participating in competitive events at the DECA District II and State Career Development Conferences. These events demanded a development of problem solving, analytical…

Maben Library has ‘Easter Eggs Everywhere!’

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library It was a rainy day at the Maben Public Library’s Storytime on March 20. Our story was naturally about Easter — “Easter Eggs Everywhere!” by Steve Metzer. The Easter bunny had overslept. It…