News

NMHS named to 2013 Most Wired

From Press Reports

 

This year marks the 15th anniversary of Health Care’s Most Wired Survey, and the 13th time that North Mississippi Health Services has been included on the prestigious Most Wired list.

In that time, hospitals and health … Read more

Local talent entertains at Farmers’ Market

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

The people at Maben Farmers’ Market on July 27 were treated to a special treat: entertainment by two local people.

After the market had opened, Louis W. “Red” Williams came driving up on … Read more

Supervisors discuss fire trucks, courthouse

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The Webster County Board of Supervisors discussed fire trucks and the courthouse during its first monthly meeting Monday.

Chancery Clerk Russ Turner informed the board of bus turnarounds and budget updates. Supervisors then … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Aug. 11, 1938

Derby Hill News:

Misses Margaret and Gertie Shaffer of Salt Creek spent last week with their sister, Mrs. Phronie Sellars, and attended the revival at Pine Forest.… Read more

‘Gridiron Gold’ tickets available

From Press, Staff Reports

 

“Mississippi Gridiron Gold” will be shown at Eupora High School’s Latham Auditorium at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 and 19.

Tickets for the film are $8 and may be purchased in advance at EHS or from … Read more

Parsons to lead new MSU safety office

From Press Reports

 

A veteran Mississippi State research professional has been named director of the new Environmental Health and Safety Office at the land-grant institution.

Michael S. Parsons of Eupora began his new duties earlier this month. In the … Read more

Still time to seed cilantro for a fall crop

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel

Extension Horticulture Specialists

Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

 

Most everyone that has a vegetable garden is enjoying fresh tomatoes right now. Those of us who love fresh salsa, picante sauce and … Read more

Church News

Grove Chapel

Revival services at Grove Chapel M.B. Church continue at 7 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9.

5-9. The Rev Robert Avant, pastor of the Brushfork Baptist Church of Macon, is the guest speaker. Grove Chapel is located at 281 … Read more

Youngsters help sell at Maben Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager

Maben Farmers’ Market

 

Young people were active salesmen on Saturday morning at the Maben Farmers’ Market.

Amanda Bigham of Maben was a new vendor and brought along two attractive young ladies to help. Lila Bigham … Read more

Boatman recognized for academic success

Delta State University student Justin Boatman of Eupora was named to the President’s List of Delta Scholars for compiling a 3.80 to 4.0 grade point average while attempting 12 or more academic hours during the 2013 spring semester.

Delta State … Read more