Month: October 2015

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 10/28/15

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BC awareness walk

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF The Eupora Head Start Center observed “Pink Thursday” on Oct. 22

General election set for Tuesday

From Staff Reports Webster County voters will face a lengthy ballot when they return to the polls in Tuesday’s general election, with candidates ranging from constable to governor. The ballot will also include an education initiative.

County gives courthouse architects go-ahead

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Webster County Board of Supervisors has directed an architectural firm to move forward with developing plans for the new courthouse in Walthall. The action came during a recessed meeting Friday, when the board…

Board sets another blight hearing

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Eupora leaders continue to deal with enforcement of the city’s blight ordinance —wanting to make sure the process is followed correctly. On Oct. 3, the Board of Aldermen authorized City Attorney Jacqueline Meek to…

Eagles push powerful Calhoun City to the limit in 13-7 loss

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times While he would have liked to have seen his team score a few more points, first year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards really liked the way his team competed for the…

‘Magic Pumpkin’

Children were greeted by Ms. Pat and Ms. Dot, former Webster County librarian, both dressed up for Halloween, at Webster County Public Library on Oct. 21.

Puppets for Head Start

Eupora Twentieth Century Club presented puppets to 25 children from the Eupora Head Start Center who visited the emergency room at NMMC -Eupora two weeks ago.

‘Pride of Eupora’ qualifies for state competition

For the WPT The Pride of Eupora Marching Band competed in the Mississippi High School Activities Association State Marching Festival for Region II in Grenada on Oct. 10. This competition serves as a qualifying event for the MHSAA State Marching…

‘Caring Hands’

‘Caring Hands’ begin with ‘Caring Hearts’ A group of individuals joined with members of the GFWC-MFWC Eupora 20th Century Club to reach out to children who are injured or sick and treated in the ER at NMMC-Eupora Hospital. These “Friends…