News

Board seeks proposals for sale of credit line notes

From Staff Reports   Webster County School District board members have authorized solicitation of proposals for the sale of line of credit notes. Jim Young, attorney with Young Law Group, discussed obtaining proposals for the sale of line of credit…

Church News

Father’s Day service World Harvest Outreach Ministries will have a Father’s Day service at 6 p.m. June 16. Dr. Bob Meek will be the speaker. The church will observe the Ordinance of Communion and all fathers will be honored. Pastors Bobby…

Center water system issues boil-water alert

From Staff Reports   The Webster Center Water Association has issued a boil-water alert until further notice because of a loss in water pressure. Billy Smith, president of the water system, issued the advisory Tuesday night. He said water pressure…

Mission MS endeavor includes area stops

From Press, Staff Reports   Mission Mississippi will celebrate 20 years of unifying the Body of Christ across racial and denominational lines on Oct. 27. The statewide celebration and worship will take place in Jackson State University’s Tiger Stadium, where…

MSU Bulldogs return to Omaha for CWS

From school reports   Mississippi State clinched its ninth appearance in the College World Series with a dramatic 6-5 win over No. 6 national seed Virginia Monday afternoon at Davenport Field to clinch the Charlottesville Super Regional. With the victory,…

Maben Market features new vendor

Batchelor and her daughter, Joanna, sell “Miss Martha’s Gifts & Goodies.”

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market   Perfect weather greeted folks who came to the Maben Farmers’ Market Saturday. The huge trees that shade our market have grown with all the spring rain we have had since last year…

City applying for street work grant

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Eupora leaders have voted to apply for a street improvement grant but are awaiting more information before developing the scope of work. Planner George Crawford of the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District…

Children ‘Dig into Reading’ 

By Fran Smith Branch Librarian   If you drove past the Webster County Public Library in Eupora on June 4 at 1 p.m., you would have seen an 85-pound tortoise walking through the grass. He was visiting the library with…

McMillian-Gilliland

Gene and Ann McMillian of Maben announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda, to Michael Gilliland Jr., son of Mike and Tina Gilliland of Mathiston. The couple will exchange vows in a private ceremony surrounded by family on June 22.…

Time Capsules

75 Years Ago: June 16, 1938 C.T. Duke First Cotton Bloom Early Saturday morning, C.T. Duke, good farmer of the Peppertown community, brought to the Progress office the first cotton bloom of the 1938 season. Mr. Duke, already a subscriber…