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Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 03/09/2016

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A perfect fit

Symbol of faith finds a new home By Gwen Sisson It has been a landmark in Webster County for many years, and now, the cross from Wood College has a new home at Mathiston United Methodist Church. Church members say…

Board, engineer discuss courthouse site

By Russell Hood Webster Progress-Times The Webster County Board of Supervisors and County Engineer Karl Grubbs reviewed preliminary drawings for the site of the new courthouse on Monday. The courthouse will be constructed on the west side of Highway 9…

Children have fun at Maben storytime

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library The Feb. 19 story at the Maben Public Library was about color. We read the story “A Color of His Own” by Leo Lionni. It is a story about a chameleon who wanted…

MSH, Hudspeth honor Rep. Oliver

From Press Reports Supporters of Mississippi State Hospital and Hudspeth Regional Center hosted an appreciation luncheon in February for the state’s legislators at Galloway United Methodist Church in Jackson. Rep. Karl Oliver, District 46, Carroll, Grenada, Leflore, Montgomery and Webster…

Maben UMC enjoys extra help at GLC visit

By Terry Harpole A few years ago, Maben United Methodist Church, like many other area churches, volunteered to take one day each month for visiting and having devotions for the residents at Golden Living Center-Eupora.

Rotary honors Student of Month

From Staff Reports The Eupora Rotary Club recognized Eupora High school senior Emily Littlejohn as Rotary Student of the Month at its March 1 luncheon. She was introduced by Teacher of the Month Lyn Blaylock.

Eupora opens week with narrow in over Hebron

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Eupora High School baseball team won two of its last three games headed into games against a pair of Choctaw County teams this week. Last week EHS took a 5-1 win over French…

EHS FBLA participates in district competition

From School Reports The FBLA students from Eupora High School traveled to Northeast Mississippi Community College on Feb. 25 to participate in the North District FBLA Competition.