Month: March 2016

Observatory hosting Midsouth Star Gaze

From the Rainwater Observatory Rainwater Observatory is gearing up for its annual Midsouth Stargaze and Astronomy Conference coming up April 6-9. This event attracts amateur and professional astronomers from around the country. It is held under one of the darkest…

Oliver marks 40 years at funeral home

By Gwen Sisson It is a very special calling to help families through the grieving process. And at Oliver Funeral Home, Charlie Oliver hopes that his Christian faith is exemplified through his service.

Former supervisor enjoyed helping county

Wife ‘valuable asset’ at church By Gwen Sisson Former Webster County Supervisor Robert Hitt said getting to know the people of Webster County was “one of the best parts of the job.”

Eupora Arts sponsoring community events

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Eupora Arts Inc. is working to build the creative economy in Webster County and develop quality arts events for children and adults throughout the community to enjoy.

Local student wins 1st at NOLA Fashion Week

By Mary Rumore The Reflector Mississippi State University student Jesse Newton won two awards during New Orleans Fashion Week Career Day on March 18. Newton, a junior fashion design and merchandising major from Eupora, entered in the mood board and…

Donation helps 4-H’ers learn STEM concepts

Local 4-H agent among recipients From Press Reports Four-H’ers in three Mississippi counties now have extra tools to learn science, technology, engineering and math concepts thanks to a contribution from a worldwide leader in wireless technology.

PREPS Award

Congratulations to Eupora Elementary School teachers Robin Hunter, Rachel Gray, Holley Crowell and Brittany Parker (not pictured) for successful performance on the 2015 PARCC

Volunteer Awards

Jameka Coffey Harkins and Rose Coffey Graham display awards they received at the Mississippi 4-H Volunteer Leaders Association Conference, which was held in February at Mississippi State’s

EWES Beauty Review

PHOTOS BY BETH HENDRIX The 2016 East Webster Elementary Beauty Review was March 5 at East Webster High School.