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Veteran city clerk resigning

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Veteran City Clerk Lesa Hardin has announced she is resigning her position upon accepting a job offer from the city of Starkville. She announced her resignation in an Oct. 3 letter to the mayor…

MSU will develop Garan site plan

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The city of Eupora is contracting with Mississippi State University to develop a conceptual site plan for the Garan property. City aldermen voted Oct. 1 to accept a proposal from John C. Stennis Institute…

Area ladies attend Viking Cooking School

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT Happy Birthday, Jensen!! What a wonderful birthday present: a day at the Viking Cooking School in Greenwood for Miss Jensen Reed, an eighth-grade student at Caledonia Middle School. Jensen, who is the daughter of…

Lewis & Clark Circus coming to Eupora

The excitement of the circus comes to Eupora across from Los Encinos restaurant on Sunday, October 28 with showtimes at 2 P.M. and 4:30 P.M. Sponsored by the City of Eupora. Lewis & Clark Circus is a one ring European-style…

Trunk-N-Treat takes over downtown Eupora

For the WPT It is that time of year again when goblins and ghosts take over our town and no one objects. Halloween is just around the corner and for the fifth year, the churches of Eupora are making it…

Maben Library displays music boxes

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — Kathy Lollar has graciously loaned the Maben Public Library more than 50 of her music boxes to be put on display for public viewing. Kathy says that she has been collecting for…

Churches feed SYATP participants

From Church Reports Eupora High School students gathered at the school flagpole early Sept. 26 to join students from around the nation for a time of prayer as part of the national “See You at the Pole” event. First Baptist…

Pint-size entrepreneur sells bracelets

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MATHISTON — Little Miss Bailey Powell arrived with her table and chair, trifold bulletin board, tackle-toolbox complete with money and set up at the front gate ready for business at the Ninth Annual Tractor-Truck…

Maben church honors Margaret Holland

By Terry Harpole MABEN — Sept. 23 was a full day at Maben Methodist Church, with the Methodist Men’s meeting and a dinner given to honor and remember Margaret Holland, one of the many faithful members of the church. Miss…

School Board has closed sessions

From Staff Reports Webster County School District board members met in executive sessions twice in the same week last month, records show. The first session was during the board’s second regular monthly meeting on Sept. 11 and the next was…