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Author book signing set for library

Crockett

From Press Reports

 

Mississippi author Jim Crockett will be speaking and signing his latest book, “Power Greed Hubris: Judicial Bribery in Mississippi,” at next week’s regular meeting of the Friends of the Webster County Public Library.

Luncheon with Books … Read more

Big rig rear-ends pickup truck

Pittman’s Toyota Tacoma

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

One person was injured after an 18-wheeler struck a pickup about 12:30 p.m. Friday on U.S. 82 one mile east of Tomnolen.

Sgt. Criss Turnipseed of the Mississippi Highway Patrol said a 2011 … Read more

Birth – Zaxton Cade Miller

Zaxton Cade Miller

Zaxton Cade Miller

Brian and Karen Miller of Mathiston announce the birth of a son, Zaxton Cade.

Zaxton was born at OCH Regional Medical Center on Nov. 21, 2013, at 4:49 p.m. He weighed 8 pounds 9.4 ounces and was … Read more

Man killed in crash

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By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The cause of Monday’s three-vehicle wreck that claimed the life of a Maben man and injured others remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

Thomas Cass Johnson, 27, of Maben, was killed … Read more

Sports schedules

THUR, JAN. 9

Prep Basketball

Montgomery County Tournament (4 p.m. — French Camp girls vs. Winona; 5:20 p.m. — FCA boys vs. Winona; 6:40 — East Webster girls vs. Montgomery County; 8 p.m. — East Webster boys vs. Montgomery County)… Read more

NMMC-Eupora offers ATV safety tips

From NMMC-Eupora

 

Did you or someone in your life get an all-terrain vehicle from Santa last year? If so, be aware of the basics of ATV safety.

Get trained: Formal training teaches drivers how to control ATVs in typical … Read more

Books Bygone: ‘Self-made’ means more than ever

By Marica Bernstein

 

Did you know “there are at present time three types of motor vehicles —steam, gasoline and electrical?” Regarding electrical vehicles: “its sphere of usefulness is confined to city traffic or very short tours out of town” … Read more

Calendar of Events & Church News

Blood drives

United Blood Services announces will have blood drives from 3-7 p.m. Jan. 9 at FATCO on U.S. 82 East (bloodmobile); 2:30-6 p.m. Jan. 13 at Eupora Elementary School (gym) and 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 14 at East Webter … Read more

Lady Wolverines get back on winning track

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The East Webster girls basketball team bounced back from just its second loss of the season with a convincing win over visiting Choctaw County on Friday night.

The Lady Wolverines used 23 points … Read more

Obituaries

Opal Baldwin

Dec. 26, 2013

Services for Opal Baldwin, 91, of Eupora were Dec. 29, 2013, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Rev. Travis Gray officiating. Burial was in Old Cumberland Cemetery.

Mrs. Baldwin was a retired … Read more