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Fields to lead worship at Eupora FUMC

Special to the WPT Maura McIntosh Fields thought she had faced the hardest challenges of her life a long time ago. She had dealt with the sudden death of her first true love; she had survived a divorce as the…

Collision remains under investigation

From Staff Reports A pickup and a semi-trailer truck collided about 3 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. 82 west of Eupora at the Highway 182/Whitt Road intersection. The vehicles involved were a 2002 Dodge Dakota pickup driven by Jeremy Dixon, 34,…

Rodeo returning to town

From Staff Reports The second Justin Cooper Memorial Rodeo will be Aug. 17-18 behind the Webster County Career and Technology Center on Hall Road. The rodeo, which begins at 8 each night, will feature world-renowned trick rider Kristy Lei Harris…

WCTCC FCCLA brings home the Gold

From School Reports Webster County Career and Technology Center Early Childhood Education students traveled to National FCCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) competition in Orlando, Fla., in July. After weeks of practice and preparation the students were ready…

County awards bid to reroof building

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times WALTHALL — Webster County officials have awarded a bid to reroof the Doss Building in Eupora. The Board of Supervisors voted July 31 to accept the bid of Dixie Roofing of Winona to repair…

Exploring summer stars at Rainwater

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this summer season called “EXPLORING SUMMER STARS “. This presentation will be given on Friday, August 10, 2012, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and astronomer, David…

Hospital teaches CPR to faculties

From Press Reports North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora employees Todd Shettles, REMT- P; Stephanie McIlwain, RN, MSN; and Marvin Weeks, REMT-P; taught CPR to teachers and coaches of both East Webster and Eupora schools on Aug. 2. NMMC-Eupora offers CPR classes…

EFUMC plans worship at the lake

Special to the Progress-Times Eupora First United Methodist Church is gearing up for what is quickly becoming one of its most exciting summer traditions … namely “Worship on the Water.” Last year was the first time that the church moved…

Osteoporosis puts bones at risk

From NMMC-Eupora Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disorder that causes weakened bone strength. This condition puts individuals at a higher risk for bone fractures. Some of the first signs of osteoporosis include loss of body height, posture changes (Dowager’s Hump),…