Month: July 2016

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 07/27/2016

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Former Wood College property on market

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The historic Wood College campus in Mathiston and some of the surrounding land are on the market. The Golden Triangle Planning and Development District, which has owned the property for five years, has listed…

New bulletproof vests

EPD PHOTO Cpl. Mitch Jackson, Officer Bradley Frost and Cpl. Charles Morton are wearing new bulletproof vests. All Eupora Police Department officers received new vests and outer vest carriers purchased with drug seizure money. EPD PHOTO

Girls learn self-defense skills at camp

By Whitney White For the WPT “I’m moving to a new location next month and my mom is worried sick about me getting in and out of my car in the dark by myself after work.” “What do you do…

Kelly to visit Webster County

From Staff Reports U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly will speak and visit with 1st District constituents in Webster County next week. Kelly, a Republican freshman and the newest member of the Mississippi delegation, will be in the Eupora Depot conference room…

Local Modern Woodmen fundraiser a success

From Press Reports Modern Woodmen of America members in Bellefontaine helped raise money for Gwen Sisson with a special fundraising event on June 4. The event, which included selling Boston butts and chicken plates and an auction, raised $8,979.74. This…

911 Calls

July 18 8:18 a.m., medical, East Walnut Avenue; EMS responds. 8:55 a.m., alarm, Hwy. 9; Webster SO responds. 10:22 a.m., disturbance, Elmore Road; WSO responds. 1:03 p.m., alarm, Hwy. 182; WSO responds. 2:33 p.m., medical, Eudy Avenue; EMS, Eupora FD…

Obituaries

Hilda Wyrene Cole July 24, 2016 Services for Hilda Wyrene Cole, 75, of Sturgis will be at 2 p.m. July 27, 2016, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman. Burial will be in Memorial Garden Park in Starkville. She was born…

Mr. Jerry Gene Tucker

Jerry passed away July 16, 2016 at his home in West Point, MS after a long battle with colorectal cancer. He was reared in Webster County MS by his grandparents J.W and Ola Hamilton. He attended Walthall Schools and graduated…

Mr. George W. Cummings

Eupora, MS Mr. George W. Cummings, 78, died 7/21/16 at North Ms. Medical Center in Eupora. He was born 1/31/38 to Lee Wesley Cummings and Mary Louise Jenkins Cummings. Funeral Services were held 11:00AM Saturday 7/23/16 at Oliver Funeral Home…