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School wins $1K for PE program

From Press Reports The physical education program at Eupora High School received a check for $1,000 on Feb. 14 as the Class 2A winner of the “Text to Win” Contest held during the 2012 Blue Cross & Blue Shield of…

Secure Relay for Life luminarias early

From Press Reports The volunteers in the accompanying photo, along with many others in Webster County, have joined more than 3 million volunteers across the country to help fight cancer and save lives. Webster County volunteers have been busy getting…

Fire destroys house in Tomnolen

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Firefighters from three departments were called to extinguish a fire Friday that eventually destroyed an unoccupied house in Tomnolen. Volunteers responding to the 11:15 a.m. structure fire at 4123 U.S. Hwy. 82 found heavy…

Waller thanks clerks for aiding county

From Press Reports Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. on Feb. 12 praised public officials who came to the aid of Webster County. When a Jan. 17 fire heavily damaged the Webster County Courthouse in Walthall, officials from…

Calendar of Events

Chili and soup supper for Relay Walthall Baptist Church Relay for Life team is having a chili and soup supper at the Walthall Fire Department on Feb. 22 from 5:30- 7 p.m. For a donation of $7 you can get…

Head Start children visit library

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Public Library Two groups of children from Eupora Head Start Center visited the Webster County Public Library in January. On Jan. 24, Ms, Bonnie read “The Rooster Who Lost His Crow” and “The Little…

McCulloch makes difference at hospital

From Press Reports North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora is proud to have experienced nursing staff with various degrees of experience in different fields of nursing. One of those experienced nursing staff members is Marion McCulloch, who has been a registered nurse…

Area churches have Pulpit Swap

By Terry Harpole MABEN — The old saying “While the cat is gone, the mice will play” did not have any meaning at all on Feb. 10 at two United Methodist churches in this area. The United Methodist churches have…

Church enjoys Souper Bowl lunch

By Terry Harpole MABEN — On Sunday evening, Feb. 3, when most people were home watching the Super Bowl, the people of Maben Methodist Church were not left out. Now under the pastorate of the Rev. Scarlett Shepperd, the Maben…

Children enjoy Valentine Party, story

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — There is nothing like the promise of a party to bring out the mommas, dads and grandmothers for the Friday morning story hour at the Maben Public Library. A grand total of…