Obituaries – 02/11/2015

J.P. Buford
Feb. 6, 2015

Services for J.P. Buford, 87, of Maben, were Feb. 9, 2015, at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville with the Rev. Donnie Davis officiating. Burial was in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.… Read more

Legals – 02/11/2015

Notice is hereby given to all qualified financial institutions that the School Board of the Webster County School District, pursuant to the provisions of Sections 37-7-333, 27-105-305 and 27-105-315 of the Mississippi Code of 1972 as amended, … Read more

Maben Lions hear from Webster County Food Bank

Johnson addresses the Maben Lions Club.

By Jane Collins, Secretary
Maben Lions Club

MABEN — Kristi Johnson, director of the Webster County Baptist Association’s Food Ministry in Eupora, spoke to the Maben Lions Club on Jan. 27.

She reported that the Food Bank gives out between … Read more

Liberty UMC receives grant for tutoring program

Jackson gives Minor a check for $1,000 through a grant from the Mississippi Conference of the United Methodist Church. The grant will be used for an after-school tutorial program at Liberty UMC.

By Gwen Sisson

Pam Simmons described the program as “a creative opportunity for senior adults to stay active while helping the children and youth who are struggling in school to stay focused.”

And to help launch the new Wednesday night … Read more

Ansell Hawkeye closing Eupora plant


By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Ansell Ltd. has officially notified the city that it intends to close its Eupora glove plant on June 30, impacting nearly 70 employees.

“It is a bad thing,” Mayor Dan Burchfield told the Eupora … Read more

Students assist at state Capitol


From Press Reports

Brett Bailey of Mathiston and Addison Horne from Ackerman recently served as pages for the Mississippi House of Representatives.

Pages generally run errands for officials and House staff. Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman) sponsored their visit.

Brett is … Read more

Tax Tips



Certified Public Accountant Anita Goodrum of Watkins, Ward and Stafford (l.) … Read more

D-Now will be time for spiritual growth

Walt Barnes will be the guest speaker at the Webster County Disciple Now Weekend set for Friday-Sunday at First Baptist Church of Eupora.

By Gwen Sisson

This year’s Webster County Disciple Now guest speaker, Walt Barnes, said he is praying that D-Now is “an awesome time of social and spiritual growth.”

“D-Now is always special because it is a time where members of … Read more

Retiring from KCS



J.B. Woods of Stewart recently celebrated his approaching retirement from Kansas City Southern Railway with a fish fry dinner at Mike Anderson Restaurant in Gonzales, La. … Read more