News

Donate blood; you could win a dream vacation

From Press Reports

Come and donate blood in August and you are entered into a drawing to win the Summer Dream Vacation package!

United Blood Services will cover the transit and lodging cost up to $6,000, to the destination of … Read more

Public hearing set for Aug. 20

Prairie Opportunity, Inc. Community Action Agency will conduct a public hearing on August 20, 2015 at 4:00 at the Eupora Community Center located at 150 N Dunn St. (adjoined to the Police Department.) … Read more

New quarterback taking snaps for Eupora High School

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

For the past three seasons there has been at least one certainty for the Eupora High School football team — Trey Pittman would be the quarterback.

Pittman graduated last year and is now playing … Read more

4-County customers warned of scam

From Press & Staff Reports

Four-County Electric Power Association members are being asked to be careful in the wake of reports of criminals identifying themselves as electric company employees in order to steal from homes.

Local law enforcement officials have … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 08/12/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Vocabulary gets you results! The “Exploring Ways to Use Our Minds Efficiently” website cited a study by Johnson O’Connor in which he observed individuals in various walks of life.

O’Conner … Read more

Church News – 08/12/15

New Pleasant Spring M.B.
New Pleasant Spring Missionary Baptist Church will have revival at 7 p.m. Aug. 12-15.
Pastor Cornelius C. Clark Sr. of Chicago will be the speaker and the theme is “Harvest Fire” from Matthew 13:30. The church … Read more

Sports schedules – 08/12/15

FRIDAY, AUG. 7
Prep Softball
4/6 p.m. — Central at Winston Academy

SATURDAY, AUG. 8
Prep Softball
TBA — Neshoba Central Jamboree (East Webster, Eupora, Neshoba Central entered)
TBA — Winona Jamboree (Noxapater, Winona entered)… Read more

Tilling soil deeper will cure traffic pans

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly
Extension Horticulture Specialists
Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

The cool spell of a few weeks ago has probably allowed the tomatoes and large-fruited peppers in the garden to set fruit.

It takes … Read more

Obituaries – 08/12/15

Isabel C. Gatlin
Aug. 4, 2015
Services for Isabel C. Gatlin, 97, were Aug. 7, 2015, at Coleman Funeral Home.in Ackerman with the Rev. Jimmy Flake officiating. Burial was in Mt. Airy Methodist Cemetery.

She was born Nov. 3, 1917. … Read more