News

Local man accomplishes amazing weight loss

Billy Abbott

From Press Reports

 

MANTEE — Billy Abbott of Mantee lost both his parents at an early age-and he was determined to do what he could to prevent that from happening to his kids.

“When I was in the first … Read more

Obituaries

Charles P. Smith

Oct. 21, 2013

Services for Charles P. Smith, 89, of Sturgis were Oct. 23, 2013, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Donnie Davis officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery near Bradley.

He was … Read more

Holmes Community College Bulldogs fall to 2-6

RAYMOND —- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs jumped out to a 7-0 second quarter lead here Thursday night but fell to the Hinds Community College Eagles, 27-13, in the non-division matchup.

With the loss, the Bulldogs fell to 2-6 overall. … Read more

EWHS moving into new school

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

East Webster High School has begun the move into its new academic facility in Cumberland and classes are scheduled to begin there next week.

Jack Treloar, Webster County superintendent of education, said the … Read more

Calendar of Events

Angel Tree

program signup

Webster County registration for The Salvation Army Angel Tree program will be Oct. 24 and 25.

Registration will be from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the Webster County DHS office, 53 Government Ave., Eupora.

Please have … Read more

911 calls

Oct. 14

8:35 a.m., alarm, Savannah Lake Road; Webster SO responds.

2:53 p.m., animal complaint, Old Walthall Road; WSO responds.

3:43 p.m., welfare concern, Church Street, Mathiston; Mathiston PD responds.

4:50 p.m., 911 hang-up, West Gould Avenue; Eupora PD responds.… Read more

Lung cancer leading cause of cancer death

From NMMC-Eupora

 

Each year, more people die of lung cancer than colon, breast and prostate cancers combined. For 2013, the American Cancer Society estimates there will be more than 228,190 new cases of lung cancer, with nearly 160,000 deaths … Read more