Category: News

CMI correcting deficiencies, official says

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson
Editor and Publisher
The Winona Times
 
WINONA — A member of the board of directors for Central Mississippi Incorporated alleges a “personal agenda” by some members of the community is at the heart of the suspension … Read more

More Christmas Market time

COURTESY PHOTO Attendees enjoy the fashion show in the BLY.

COURTESY PHOTO
Attendees enjoy the fashion show in the BLY.

COURTESY PHOTO (Above) The Grass Skirts perform.

COURTESY PHOTO
(Above) The Grass Skirts perform.

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF (Right) Camille Gunn and Stacey Farley sell chances on Costa sunglasses for the Eupora High School Baseball Boosters.

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
(Right) Camille Gunn and Stacey Farley sell chances on Costa sunglasses for the Eupora High School Baseball Boosters.

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Eupora Christmas Parade fun

“Southern Christmas” was the theme of Saturday’s Eupora Christmas Parade, which was held in conjunction with the Eupora Christmas Market. The Eupora Rotary Club sponsored the parade, which had about 30 entries, and Eupora High’s Rotary-sponsored Interact Club served as grand marshal. Float winners were Tomnolen Baptist Church, first place; North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora, second place; and EHS, third place. RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF (Right) Tomnolen Baptist Church’s float (first place) (Above) NMMC-Eupora’s float (second place) LYN BLAYLOCK (Center, right) EHS Interactors ride on the grand marshal float. RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Miss Merry Christmas Callie Booth Turner

“Southern Christmas” was the theme of Saturday’s Eupora Christmas Parade, which was held in conjunction with the Eupora Christmas Market. The Eupora Rotary Club sponsored the parade, which had about 30 entries, and Eupora High’s Rotary-sponsored Interact Club served as

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Natural gas expansion includes county

From Press & Staff Reports

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley, Atmos Energy and Nettleon officials have announced the expansion of natural gas service in Webster and five other counties, resulting in over 150 potential customers. … Read more

Maben Christmas lights

TERRY HARPOLE
Four-County Electric Power Association employee Stephen Quinn hangs Christmas lights and a banner in Maben. Four-County crews hung Maben’s Christmas lights Nov. 30. The Maben Christmas Parade was Dec. 3, and judging of Christmas decorations at homes and business places by the Maben Home and Garden Club will be Tuesday night.
TERRY HARPOLE Four-County Electric Power Association employee Stephen Quinn hangs Christmas lights and a banner in Maben. Four-County crews hung Maben’s Christmas lights Nov. 30. The Maben Christmas Parade was Dec. 3, and judging of Christmas decorations at homes and business places by the Maben Home and Garden Club will be Tuesday night.

TERRY HARPOLE
Four-County Electric Power Association employee Stephen Quinn hangs Christmas lights and a banner in Maben. Four-County crews hung Maben’s Christmas lights Nov. 30. The Maben Christmas Parade was Dec. 3, and judging of Christmas decorations at homes and

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WPT collecting Letters to Santa

Continuing a generations-old Christmas tradition, The Webster Progress-Times is serving as the information pipeline for area children to send their letters to Santa Claus.… Read more

DAR donates books

At the November meeting the Old Choctaw Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, donated genealogy reference books to the Webster County Library. The books included the series “Cemetery and Bible Records” published by the Mississippi Genealogy Society. Displaying the books are Librarian Frances Smith and chapter Regent Shana Fondren.
At the November meeting the Old Choctaw Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, donated genealogy reference books to the Webster County Library. The books included the series “Cemetery and Bible Records” published by the Mississippi Genealogy Society. Displaying the books are Librarian Frances Smith and chapter Regent Shana Fondren.

At the November meeting the Old Choctaw Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, donated genealogy reference books to the Webster County Library. The books included the series “Cemetery and Bible Records” published by the Mississippi Genealogy Society. Displaying

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FCA prepares shoebox gifts

Khylar Cain, Parker Blaylock, Drew Richardson and Allie Whitaker display shoeboxes packed with gifts that Eupora High FCA members prepared for Operation Christmas Child.
Khylar Cain, Parker Blaylock, Drew Richardson and Allie Whitaker display shoeboxes packed with gifts that Eupora High FCA members prepared for Operation Christmas Child.

Khylar Cain, Parker Blaylock, Drew Richardson and Allie Whitaker display shoeboxes packed with gifts that Eupora High FCA members prepared for Operation Christmas Child.

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Woman charged with armed robbery

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A woman wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred last week in Maben has been apprehended.… Read more

Maben Library dressed for Christmas

DOTTIE DEWBERRY
One of the displays at the Maben Public Library.

For the WPT

The Maben Public Library is now all decked out in holiday dress, all ready for the season.
 
The public is invited to view the Christmas display, which will be up through the New Year. The display … Read more