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Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 01/27/2016

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County awards bid for courthouse demolition

Board reviews preliminary plans for new courthouse The Webster County Board of Supervisors awarded a bid for demolition of the old courthouse and reviewed plans for its replacement during a recessed meeting Jan. 19. Seven bids were received for demolition…

Health Department changes county clinic hours

From Press Reports The Mississippi State Department of Health announces new county clinic hours effective Monday. Most services will still be offered, but not necessarily on a daily basis. MSDH will no longer be enrolling new maternity patients, as patients…

Congressman opens local field office

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A large crowd from Webster and area counties turned out Friday morning for a ribbon cutting and open house at U.S Rep. Trent Kelly’s district office in the Eupora Depot. The office is located…

GLC entertainment

Residents had a fun-filled day Jan. 20 at Golden LivingCenter-Eupora thanks to Melvin Mordecai of Halcyon Hospice.

Throw out excuses when it comes to eating greens

By Brittany Jacks MSU Extension STARKVILLE, Miss. – They may not wear tights and capes, but greens are super foods. Kale, collards, spinach, broccoli, cabbage, turnip greens, Swiss chard, mustard greens and all types of lettuce are good sources of…

Rotary Classic Rodeo tickets available

From Staff Reports The Eupora Rotary Club is partnering with the Starkville Rotary Club to host the Rotary Classic Rodeo, which will be Feb. 12 and 13 at the Mississippi Horse Park in Starkville. North Mississippi Medical Center is a…

Milk provides great taste, good health benefits

By Brittany Jacks MSU Ag Communications STARKVILLE, Miss. — Drinking a beverage that tastes delicious and has good nutritional value is like having your cake and eating it, too. Brent Fountain, associate professor of food science, nutrition and health promotion…

Set healthy priorities to balance life, work

By Brittany Jacks MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — Creating a healthy balance between work and life is essential to being more productive and focused. David Buys, health specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service and researcher with the…

Webster County Student of the Month

On Jan. 19, Webster County School Board recognized Drew Richardson as the Student of the Month. Drew, a junior at Eupora High School, is the son of