Month: October 2015

Maben Garden Club tours nursery

By Dottie Dewberry “This is the day that the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it (Psalms 118:24).” It was a beautiful fall day Oct. 20 when the lovely ladies of the Maben Home and Garden Club meandered…

City leaders hear audit presentation

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora Board of Aldermen, during a special-called meeting Sept. 28, heard an audit presentation on fiscal year 2014 by CPA Chris Turnipseed with Watkins, Ward and Stafford. He presented and discussed the city…

Morton among Hinds CC summer graduates in 2015

Hinds Community College graduated 304 in two summer ceremonies on July 30 at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus. Of the total number of graduates, 23 graduated summa cum laude, which is a perfect 4.0 grade point average; 42…

Report from Liberty United Methodist Church

From Church Reports Greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church. The month of October is nearing its end. Our focus is still on Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Jail docket – 10/28/15

Oct. 20 Jeffery Patterson, DOB 11-25-75, BM; MHP G24: no insurance, suspended DL and speeding 75/25. Oct. 21 Jimmy Edwards, DOB 08-03-79, BM; walk-in: passing stopped school bus.

Letters to the editor – 10/28/15

King of Pork!! Our neighbors just east of here, around West Point, have been notified they will lose the B&W manufacturing plant, along with 220 badly needed jobs. The plant’s wealthy owners feel there will be more profit in Mexico.

Sports schedules – 10/28/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 29 Prep Basketball TBA — Oak Hill Jamboree (Winston Academy girls entered) Junior High Basketball 5 p.m. — East Webster at French Camp

Ag notes – 10/28/15

FSA disaster loans available for county “Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers and operators are available through the Chickasaw County Office of the Farm Service Agency,” James A. Love, FSA farm loan manager, said Oct. 21. According to Love, this authority…

EES Honor roll

Eupora Elementary School Honor Roll Eupora Elementary School has released its Honor Roll for the first nine weeks: A Honor Roll First Grade: Paisley Anderson, Macon Ballard, Bronnor Bingham, Tripp Boatman, Ella Boren, Gracie Dean, Sophia Flores, Jaxson Galloway, Duke…

Correction – 10/28/15

Former Alderman Mary Turner donated a gazebo to the village of Mantee in honor of Brandon Turner and Stephen Turner, whose name should have been listed instead