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Memorial bench honors Mike Rogers

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times MATHISTON — Family and friends dedicated a bench in memory of the late Mike Rogers on July 17 at the town park here behind the Mathiston Public Library. Rogers, 49, was killed after a…

Obituaries

Ricky Cameron July 18, 2012 A memorial service will be held later for Ricky Cameron, 58, of Eupora. He was born March 19, 1954, in Natchez. Mr. Cameron was a retired welder and members of Souls Haven Church. He died…

EES sets new student pre- registration

From School Reports Pre-registration for all new students in grades 1-6 and any new kindergarten students (who have not already pre-registered) will be Aug. 3 at the Eupora Elementary School office from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (This is only…

NMMC offers arthritis treatment options

From Press Reports Anyone can have arthritis. Both genders of children, young adults, middle-aged or the elderly can suffer from arthritis. Contrary to what you may believe, arthritis is not induced by a cold, wet climate. The type of climate…

Church News

Mt. Union M.B. A prayer breakfast will be at 8:30 a.m. July 28 at Mt. Union M.B. Church. Evangelist Zelma Taylor from St. Paul M.B. Church of Starkville will be the speaker. Contact any of the members of the adult…

WCSD expands lunch choices

As part of a nationwide effort to improve student health, Webster County School District will expand the menu selections at the elementary, middle and high schools in the school lunch programs. The updated school lunches will offer students and staff…

Girls learn life skills at Charm Camp

From Eupora 20th Century Club The MFWC-GFWC Eupora 20th Century Club presented the Southern Charm Camp from July 9-13 for girls entering the seventh grade. Each day a special topic was presented with the goal of helping these young ladies…

Boil-water alert lifted

The Mississippi State Department of Health has lifted a boil-water alert for customers who receive their drinking water from the Savannah Water Association #1 water supply in Webster County. Water sampling had shown the presence of total coliform bacteria in…

Rain holds off at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market MABEN — Rain had been falling off and on all week in Maben and the Farmers’ Market lot looked like a lake early Saturday morning with more rain threatening to fall. The volunteers…

French memorialize WWII hero Shurlds

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal; love leaves a memory no one can steal.” Anon. On Aug. 19, 1944, at 9:10 a.m. Maj. Henry W. Shurlds Jr. journeyed home to be with…