News

‘Natchez Trace Gas’ and the kissing bear

By Michael Brannon

 

Back in 1960, my father had a 1951 Studebaker, which every once in the while I got to drive. After a long week of working for Paige Cothern at the Piggly Wiggly, I had accumulated enough … Read more

Still time for another crop of warm-season vegetables

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly

Extension Horticulture Specialists

Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

 

The good news about the rains is a full soil moisture profile for fall planting.

Normally gardeners need to irrigate to keep transplants … Read more

NMMC-Eupora warns of osteoporosis dangers

From Press Reports

 

Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disorder that causes weakened bone strength, according to North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora.

This condition puts individuals at a higher risk for bone fractures. Some of the first signs of osteoporosis include … Read more

Supervisors sign partnership resolution

Webster, Choctaw and Montgomery counties officially form the Regional Economic Partnership of Mississippi. Signing copies of the REPMS resolution July 31 in Winona are the presidents of each county’s Board of Supervisors: Chris McIntire of Choctaw, Pat Cummings of Webster and Ron Wood of Montgomery.  Observing are Webster County Supervisor Randy Rico (District 3), seated at far right, along with other supervisors and chancery clerks from the three counties, the mayors of Eupora and Winona, state Sen. Gary Jackson and other elected officials. STAFF PHOTO/AMANDA McBRIDE

By Amanda McBride

Louisville Newspapers Inc.

 

WINONA — Webster, Choctaw and Montgomery counties have officially partnered to recruit industries and create jobs within the tri-county area.

The presidents of the boards of supervisors for Webster, Choctaw and Montgomery counties … Read more

Eupora HS cheerleaders attend camp

Eupora High cheerleaders at UCA cheer camp are (front) Keke Evans, Olivia Fields, Erica Hawes,  Sarah Grace Wade, Greer Blaylock, Claire Henderson, Marlee Ray, (back) Chloe Vaughn, Anna Littlejohn, Mary Kathryn Brister, Makaya Gaston, Hai-Leigh Hodges, Madison Crowell, Jessica Hill, Rikki Garcia, Hannah McDowell and Kallie Stovall.

For the WPT

 

The Eupora High School cheerleaders attended UCA cheer camp at Mississippi State University July 8-11.

During this camp they learned cheers, dances, stunting and team building. Each night the girls were evaluated on the new material. … Read more

EWHS opens school at Mathiston

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

East Webster High students started the school year at the temporary campus in Mathiston because the new school building is not complete.

When ground was broken in Cumberland for East Webster’s new academic … Read more

Calendar of Events

Peewee football/

cheerleader signup

Eupora peewee football/cheerleader registration is under way through Aug. 9 at Eupora City Hall.

For any questions contact Park Director John Prather at 552-2529.

Beginning

beekeeper

workshop Aug. 10

A beginning beekeeper workshop will be Aug. … Read more

Obituaries

Joan Grice Brown

Winona

Services for Joan Grice Brown, 79, of Winona were Aug. 7, 2013, at Moore Memorial United Methodist Church in Winona with burial in Oakwood Cemetery.

She was born May 24, 1934, in Winona to the late … Read more

Bingham- Alford

Kimberly Bingham of Booneville and Marlon and Julie Bingham of Booneville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacki-Lea Whitley Bingham, to Caleb Lamar Alford, son of Jimmy and Amy Alford of Woodland.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Louise Whitley … Read more

2 injured in Bellefontaine crash

From Press, Staff Reports

 

A single-car automobile accident that occurred Tuesday afternoon on Highway 9 near Bellefontaine Grocery remains under investigation.

The accident was reported about 3:25 p.m., with the Bellefontaine and Walthall fire departments dispatched to the scene.… Read more