Category: News

Breast cancer survivor promoting book

Darlene Gore

For the Progress-Times

Ten years ago, Darlene Arnold Gore of Grenada was diagnosed stage 4 breast cancer. She was 50 years old. Doctors told Gore she would likely not live to see her daughters graduate college, get married or have … Read more

iPad lab


Eupora Elementary School third-graders are excited about using the new iPad lab. … Read more

Church News – 10/07/15

Tent revival in Churchill
A soul-saving tent revival is underway in the “U” on Westwood Drive in the Churchill community.
Speakers at remaining services, which are 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7-10, are Pastor Alene Parker of Philadelphia today, Pastor Joe McCall … Read more

Military notes – 10/07/15

Davarius West
Air Force Airman Davarius K. West graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 10/07/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Recently I was reading about William Moultrie (1730-1805), a prominent soldier in the Revolutionary War. In the outset of the Revolution, the South Carolinian was appointed colonel of a regiment.… Read more

Time Capsules – 10/07/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Oct. 10, 1940

Coleman Led Liquor Raids
On last Friday morning, a corps of Webster County officials composed of Sheriff J.P. Wright and six special deputies, under the personal direction … Read more

Small business workshop Oct. 13

The Mississippi State University Small Business Development Center will offer a free seminar from 2-4 p.m. … Read more

Screening helps detect prostate cancer 

From Press Reports

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men and one of the deadliest.

Several risk factors increase a man’s chances of developing prostate cancer. These factors are taken into consideration when a doctor recommends screening. … Read more

Locals among summer MSU graduates

Mississippi State University has released the graduation list for the 2015 summer term for Webster County:… Read more

Sports Schedules – 10/07/15

Prep Volleyball
5:30/6:30 p.m. — New Hope at Choctaw County
Junior College Football
7 p.m. — EMCC at Holmes… Read more