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Instrumental Music Festival The Chickasaw County Instrumental Music Festival will be June 15 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at Joe Brigance Memorial Park in Houston. For more information call 1-800-931-8120. Bring your lawn chairs. Mathiston Summer Reading Program The 2013 Summer…

Obituaries

Lucille Ray Downing June 3, 2013 Services for Lucille Ray Downing, 93, of Eupora were June 7, 2013, at Salem Independent Methodist Church near Ackerman with the Revs. Lynn Downing, Jim Reed and Rob Faulk officiating. Burial was in French…

911 calls

June 4 9:38 a.m., alarm, Westwood Park; Eupora PD responds. 4;35 p.m., medical, McBride Street; Maben FD, EMS respond. 4:48 p.m., medical, Hwy. 82; Tomnolen FD, EMS respond. 6:07 p.m., dispute, Airport Road; Webster SO responds. 9 pm., trespassing, Second…

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…