Month: May 2016

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 05/25/2016

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Church news

LUMC Health Fair Join Liberty United Methodist Church and family at its annual Health Fair from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 28. It will include blood pressure and glucose checks, a weight station, information on wellness and a hot dog ministry.…

Student of the Month

Eupora Elementary School student Concordia Cork is recognized as the Webster County Board of Education Student of the Month for April. He is joined by family and board members, EES Principal Chip Powell, Superintendent Jack Treloar and board attorney Hugh…

Assists at State Capitol

Charlie Brand of Maben recently served as a page for the Mississippi House of Representatives. Pages generally run errands for officials and House staff. Charlie is pictured with Speaker of the House Philip Gunn and Representative Joey Hood who sponsored…

Win State Title

Charlie Brand and Claire Ferguson of East Webster High School won the tennis mixed doubles state championship May 11 in Oxford.  Brand and Ferguson beat Madison St. Joe 7-6, 7-6 for the title. With them is Coach Pam Champion. A photo…

Awarded

Gentiva Home Health has once again been named to the 2015 HomeCare Elite™, has achieved a 5 star patient satisfaction rating based on surveys completed by patients and a 4 Star or above outcome ranking within the prestigious Center for…

Calendar of Events

Senior legal clinic Free legal assistance for people ages 60-plus is May 25 from 1-3 p.m. at the Community Center next to the police station and City Hall in Eupora. Call 1-800-898-8731, ext. 2101 for an appointment for wills, powers of…

Sales tax collections released for areas in county

From Staff Reports Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect March sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for local municipalities. MDR collects 81.5 percent of the 7 percent sales tax from municipalities and distributes the remaining 18.5 percent…

First student to graduate from EMCC’s Mi-Best Program

Students dually enrolled in GED and college credit classes MAYHEW —Mantee resident Kayle Johnson, 26, decided she wanted more of out of life. Johnson dropped out of high school at the age of 17 and worked a succession of manual…

Pride of Eupora has great season

From School Reports In November, The Pride of Eupora competed in the Mississippi Bandmasters Association/MHSAA Championship Marching Competition. Performing its 2015 program, titled “The Reckoning,” the band was awarded the 2015 Silver Medalist for Class 2A. The band placed third…