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Supervisors sign partnership resolution

Webster, Choctaw and Montgomery counties officially form the Regional Economic Partnership of Mississippi. Signing copies of the REPMS resolution July 31 in Winona are the presidents of each county’s Board of Supervisors: Chris McIntire of Choctaw, Pat Cummings of Webster and Ron Wood of Montgomery.  Observing are Webster County Supervisor Randy Rico (District 3), seated at far right, along with other supervisors and chancery clerks from the three counties, the mayors of Eupora and Winona, state Sen. Gary Jackson and other elected officials. STAFF PHOTO/AMANDA McBRIDE

By Amanda McBride

Louisville Newspapers Inc.

 

WINONA — Webster, Choctaw and Montgomery counties have officially partnered to recruit industries and create jobs within the tri-county area.

The presidents of the boards of supervisors for Webster, Choctaw and Montgomery counties … Read more

Eupora HS cheerleaders attend camp

Eupora High cheerleaders at UCA cheer camp are (front) Keke Evans, Olivia Fields, Erica Hawes,  Sarah Grace Wade, Greer Blaylock, Claire Henderson, Marlee Ray, (back) Chloe Vaughn, Anna Littlejohn, Mary Kathryn Brister, Makaya Gaston, Hai-Leigh Hodges, Madison Crowell, Jessica Hill, Rikki Garcia, Hannah McDowell and Kallie Stovall.

For the WPT

 

The Eupora High School cheerleaders attended UCA cheer camp at Mississippi State University July 8-11.

During this camp they learned cheers, dances, stunting and team building. Each night the girls were evaluated on the new material. … Read more

EWHS opens school at Mathiston

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

East Webster High students started the school year at the temporary campus in Mathiston because the new school building is not complete.

When ground was broken in Cumberland for East Webster’s new academic … Read more

Calendar of Events

Peewee football/

cheerleader signup

Eupora peewee football/cheerleader registration is under way through Aug. 9 at Eupora City Hall.

For any questions contact Park Director John Prather at 552-2529.

Beginning

beekeeper

workshop Aug. 10

A beginning beekeeper workshop will be Aug. … Read more

Obituaries

Joan Grice Brown

Winona

Services for Joan Grice Brown, 79, of Winona were Aug. 7, 2013, at Moore Memorial United Methodist Church in Winona with burial in Oakwood Cemetery.

She was born May 24, 1934, in Winona to the late … Read more

Bingham- Alford

Kimberly Bingham of Booneville and Marlon and Julie Bingham of Booneville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacki-Lea Whitley Bingham, to Caleb Lamar Alford, son of Jimmy and Amy Alford of Woodland.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Louise Whitley … Read more

2 injured in Bellefontaine crash

From Press, Staff Reports

 

A single-car automobile accident that occurred Tuesday afternoon on Highway 9 near Bellefontaine Grocery remains under investigation.

The accident was reported about 3:25 p.m., with the Bellefontaine and Walthall fire departments dispatched to the scene.… Read more

Wolverines getting ready to open 2013 football season

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Despite spending the good portion of the first two days of fall practice dodging thunderstorms, third-year East Webster head football coach Doug Wilson likes what he has seen out of his Wolverines so … Read more

Local girl places in state pageant

From Press Reports

 

Presley Love Buford of Mathiston represented the area of Webster County as Tiny Miss Webster County in the statewide Little Miss and Mr. Magnolia State Pageant finals in Vicksburg on July 27-28.

More than 200 contestants … Read more

ECOM sponsors Bible Drill, Back-to-School program

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster ProgressTimes

 

The Eupora Community Outreach Ministry sponsored the 2013 Bible Drill event and Back-to-School and School Supply Giveaway Program this past weekend.

The Bible Drill was held Saturday at Liberty United Methodist Church in … Read more