Obituaries – 11/19/2014

Charlie Acker
Nov. 11, 2014
Services for Charlie Acker, 79, of West Point were Nov. 13, 2014, at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel in West Point with the Rev. Mike Smith officiating. Burial was in Memorial Garden Cemetery in West Point.… Read more

Treloar updates supervisors on MEMA funds

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s superintendent of education gave the Board of Supervisors an update on tornado recovery funds last week.

Superintendent Jack Treloar of the Webster County School District met with the board Nov. 3 concerning … Read more

Cochran, Nunnelee carry county

Poll worker Sybil Whitt helps Bobby Middleton with the voting machine at the Bellefontaine precinct.

From Staff Reports

Sen. Thad Cochran and U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee carried Webster County last week as the Republican incumbents both won re-election.

Cochran carried Webster with 75 percent of the vote in the Nov. 4 general election, compared to … Read more

Christmas Market downtown this Saturday


From Press & Staff Reports

“Christmas with the Arts” is the theme of Eupora’s Christmas Market, which will be downtown this Saturday, Nov. 15.

It all begins with the first 5K Reindeer Race from 8-9 a.m., which starts at the … Read more

Graham-Moss Memorial Highway dedication Friday

From Staff Reports

The Mississippi Department of Transportation is honored to announce that the “Phyllis A. Graham- Steven B. Moss Memorial Highway” dedication ceremony has been scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Friday in Ackerman.

The dedication ceremony, commemorating the lives of … Read more

Gifted teachers attend conference

Johnson, McCarter, Lewis and Cochran

From School Reports

Webster County School District gifted teachers J.J. Johnson, Cindy McCarter, Missy Lewis and Patricia Cochran attended the 40th Annual Mississippi Association for Gifted Children Conference.

This year the MAGC conference was held in Tupelo on Oct. 1-3. … Read more