News

Mission trip to West Virginia upcoming

Barrow updates the FBC Eupora congregation about the church plant project in West Virginia. He visited First Baptist last fall.

By Gwen Sisson

Mantee Baptist Church pastor William Carpenter said “if people will commit to this mission, and ever go to Ritchie County, (W.Va.) they will fall in love with the place and its people.”
A team from Webster County … Read more

EHS gym demolition being considered

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A state agency is considering the Webster County School District’s request to demolish Eupora High School’s gymnasium, which is Mississippi Landmark.
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History published a public notice in the … Read more

Voters return to polls Tuesday

From Staff Reports

Webster County voters and others across the state will return to the polls Tuesday for a runoff election in the Republican Party.
Republican voters will choose between incumbent Thad Cochran and challenger Chris McDaniel in… Read more

Harvest time

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GWEN SISSON
After all of the recent rains, farmers are finally able to get in the fields to harvest wheat. In this photo taken… Read more

Hospital board welcomes new members

Assembled are Shane Spees, North Mississippi Health Services president and CEO; Christy Vowell, D.O., chief of the NMMC-Eupora medical staff; and hospital board members Phil Ferguson, James Mason, Frances Hyde (chairperson) and Sandra Dewberry. Board members also include Henry Flowers, Harold Whitaker and Mike McCully.

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora has welcomed two new members to the hospital’s board of directors — James Mason and Phil Ferguson.
The board meets monthly and is dedicated to the organizational mission — improving the health of … Read more

Board approves policy revisions

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board has approved revisions to three policies, according to board minutes.
Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar. on June 2, first recommended the board approve revisions to the “Attendance, Tardiness and Excuses” policy. The … Read more

Flea market items at Maben Farmers’ Market

Flea market items were offered by Charlotte Ray, seated front table, and Rubie Harris’ sister Mary, middle table, while Gladys Hendrix, far right, and Myrna Crittenden, far left, look on. 

By Jane Collins, Manager
Maben Farmers’ Market

The crowds picked up quite a bit on Saturday at the Maben Farmers’ Market. The first customers arrived even before all the stalls were set up to begin at 7:30 a.m., but those … Read more

Meteorologist guest speaker for Sonshine Club

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By Terry Harpole
For the WPT

People attending the regular third Thursday meeting of the Sonshine Club on May 15 at Center Grove Baptist Church off Highway 82 east of Maben, had the opportunity to meet and hear one of … Read more

Blaylocks get chance to see Rebels play in Omaha

WPT local fan Blaylock photo

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress Times

Stan Blaylock has been waiting a long time for his Ole Miss Rebels baseball team to return to Omaha, Nebraska and the College World Series.
The last time Ole Miss made the trip … Read more