News

‘Quilt Lady’ loves hobby

Etta Reed displays one of her quilts.

By Etta Reed

 

I am known as the “Quilt Lady.” I am 87 years old and have lived in the Sapa community since 1939.

I have pieced and quilted up to 50 to 75 quilts. I have given my … Read more

World Harvest hosts Youth Night

Anointed and Chosen, Church House of Refuge FWC, worships through dance: “Take Me to the King.”

From World Harvest

Outreach Ministries

 

World Harvest Outreach Ministries hosted Minister D’Juan McMullen at 6 p.m. Sunday for Youth Night. Several guest churches participated.

The title for the message was “Staying Pure in an Unpure World.” Minister D’Juan is … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your
vocabulary.

This past week I listened to Pink Floyd’s “The Wall,” a double CD set released during the final weeks of the 1970s decade. “The Wall” is a concept album, which … Read more

Church news

FBC Sunday School class garage sale

First Baptist Church’s Agape Sunday School class will have a garage sale Oct. 5 in the Laundromat building.

Proceeds from the sale will help offset expenses for the new College/Career class to go to … Read more

County’s jobless rate dips slightly in August

From Staff Reports

 

Webster County’s unemployment rate declined slightly to 11.6 percent in August, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 11.9 percent in July.

The county’s unemployment rate was also 11.6 percent in August 2012.

During August, the … Read more

Palmer Home visits Maben Methodist Men

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

Emily Moak was the guest speaker for the Maben Methodist Men’s Sept. 22 breakfast meeting, which included the ladies of the church.

Moak is development director with Palmer Home for Children in Columbus. … Read more

Board of aldermen doesn’t rehire park director

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The Eupora Board of Aldermen has voted to rehire all city employees except the park director.

The action came during a Sept. 26 special called meeting. All five board members signed the notice/agenda … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Oct. 6, 1938

Eupora Businessman Does a Corrigan

Something’s been in the air since that daring young Irishman took off from New York for California and landed in Ireland.

One … Read more

Sports schedules

SATURDAY, OCT. 5

Prep Softball

TBA — East Webster Tournament (East Webster, Eupora, French Camp, Noxapater, Nanih Waiya entered)

College Football

TBA — LSU at MSU

TBA — Ole Miss at Auburn

3 p.m. — Florida International at USM

MONDAY, … Read more