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Sumners Foundation beneficiary of $50,000 gift

Regions Bank of Jackson, trustee for the Mr. and Mrs. E.H. Sumners Foundation, has reported that an anonymous gift of $50,000 was made to the foundation in early April. The donor was interested in giving back to the community and…

Faith Baptist shares in word and song

From Press Reports On most Wednesday mornings, Bro. Danny Woods and some of his congregation are visiting from room to room and sharing encouraging words in scripture and song with residents who need uplifting at Golden LivingCenter-Eupora. Then on the…

Calendar of Events

EWHS groundbreaking Groundbreaking for the new East Webster High School building at Cumberland will be May 18. The ceremony will be at 2 p.m. Art in the Garden Tickets are now available for tours of area gardens when the Starkville…

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: May 20, 1937 Need for Hogs in County According to R.T. Hobson, county agent, the recent survey made in this territory showed a total of 2,025 hogs on the 757 farms surveyed. This would place the total…

Maben Farmers’ Market gearing up for season

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market The Maben Farmers’ Market featured fresh fruit and vegetables brought by William Shaw on Saturday. Shaw promises to be in Maben every week with a good supply of beautiful produce. A new vendor…

The Maben Memorial Garden memorial June 3

By Terry Harpole MABEN — The sixth annual memorial for Maben Memorial Garden will be June 3 at 10:30 a.m. at Maben United Methodist Church. This cemetery is not a church cemetery, but a public cemetery, and until six years…

EHS student seeks national office

From Press Reports Brad Blaylock, elected as Mississippi’s state Beta president at the senior Beta convention in Tupelo in February, will seek the office of national president in June. Brad is the son of Lyn and Stan Blaylock, and grandson…

2012 Graduating Seriors

2012 SENIOR GRADUATIONS Eupora 5 p.m. May 18 Wofford Field East Webster 7 p.m. May 18 Football Field West Oktibbeha 11 a.m. May 19 Gymnasium 2012 Graduating Seniors East Webster High School Lauren Allen Lauren Allen is the daughter of…

Belinda Stewart Architects honored as innovator

From Press Reports The Mississippi Technology Alliance and the Appalachian Regional Commission have recognized Belinda Stewart of Belinda Stewart Architects, PA in Eupora as an innovator in the Golden Triangle region. The Golden Triangle Regional Innovation Cluster, held April 19…

Community Center sidewalk work continues

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Sidewalks in front of the Eupora Community Center are being replaced as part of a project that began last year. All of the old sidewalks in front of the building and city police station…