News

Cause of house fire undetermined

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The cause of a blaze that destroyed a Peppertown Road home last week
is undetermined, according to Walthall Fire Chief Casey Henderson.
The Rev. Johnny and Nancy Lollar lost everything in the fire that… Read more

County joins economic development effort

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County supervisors voted Monday to enter into an agreement
with three others counties to establish an economic development
district.

They adopted the “interlocal cooperation agreement” between Webster,
Montgomery, Choctaw and Carroll counties, and … Read more

Relay for Life set for Friday

By Dan Burchfield
For the WPT

The Webster County Relay for Life is set for this Friday, April 26,
beginning at 6 p.m. and lasting till 1 a.m. As in years past, this
event is being hosted by North Mississippi … Read more

Diabetes Care Group opens clinic in Kosciusko

Diabetes Care Group opened a specialized diabetes clinic in Kosciusko
on April 19 at the Kosciusko Medical Center. The Kosciusko clinic is
the fourth Diabetes Care Group Clinic in Mississippi and brings
innovative diabetes treatments to Attala County and the … Read more

Club, churches observe ‘Purple Up!’

From Press Reports

The Controllers Generation II 4H Club, Pleasant Hill U.M. Church and
other area churches celebrated “Purple Up!” for military children and
their families April 15 in the West Oktibbeha County High School
cafeteria.

April is designated the … Read more

Garan property prime site for growth, development

By Mayor Tommy Lott
City of Eupora

On April 18 the board and I met in a special called meeting with
Jeremy Murdock of the Stennis Institute and Leah Barbour of
University Relations from Mississippi State. We discussed the future… Read more

‘Art in the Park’ May 3 in Eupora

From Press Reports

Webster County Extension Service, the City of Eupora and the T.K.
Martin Center for Technology and Disability invite the public to “Art
in the Park” on May 3 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the city park adjacent… Read more

Act F.A.S.T. to treat stroke

From NMMC-Eupora

Treatment of stroke can be more effective if given early on. Every
minute counts!

Stroke is an emergency, so ACT F.A.S.T.!

F: Face: Ask the person to smile. Does one side of the face droop?
A: Arms: Have … Read more

NMMC-Eupora celebrates National EMS Week in May

By Todd Shettles
NMMC-Eupora

National EMS Week will be celebrated May 19-25. All over the nation,
the individuals of EMS will be recognized for the job they do every day.

Some individuals who lost their lives in the line of … Read more

Story hour features ocean animals

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

MABEN — It was kind of like April Fool’s Day when I arrived at the
Maben Public Library on April 19; it was cold outside. Gone were the
short-sleeve shirts, shorts and flip-flops, back … Read more