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Josiah Coleman surveys judicial philosophies

From Staff Reports Guest speaker Josiah Coleman presented a program on “Judicial Philosophies” to the Eupora Rotary Club on July 31.  Coleman primarily surveyed how Supreme Court justices interpret the Constitution because their interpretations affect everyone, he noted. Coleman grew…

EES announces Box Top winners

From School Reports At the end of the 2011-12 School Year, Box Top winners were announced at Eupora Elementary School. The top three Box Top winners received cash prizes and winners from each grade received gifts. The winning class that…

WCSD expands nutritious lunch choices

From Press Reports As part of a nationwide effort to improve student health, Webster County School District will expand the menu selections at the elementary, middle and high schools in the school lunch programs. The updated school lunches will offer…

Church news

Grove Chapel M.B. Summer revival services at Grove Chapel M.B. Church continue Aug. 9 and 10. The Rev. Robert Avant, pastor of Brush Fork M.B. Church, Louisville, is delivering the message at 7 nightly. The church is located at 281…

Local church celebrates

From Press Reports Victory by Faith Ministries, a local Christian Community Church, celebrated its freedom at its annual “Freedom Fest” activities on July 1. Activities included a double wet slide with barbecue brisket and hot dogs on the grill. Food,…

GTPDD reports on local projects, services

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times WALTHALL — The Webster County Advisory Committee of the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District had its annual meeting July 16 at the Courthouse. The Webster County Board of Supervisors, Chancery Clerk Russ Turner…

Local Miss Hospitality has

From Staff Reports Webster County Miss Hospitality Karlee Stewart participated in rehearsals, tours, interviews, speeches and on-stage competition during last week’s Mississippi Miss Hospitality Pageant. Chandler Llana, who represented Panola County, was crowned Miss Hospitality 2012 on Saturday night at…

Local men arrested in baler theft

From Press, Staff Reports Two local men have been charged with stealing a hay baler in Clay County, according to published reports. Kenneth Johnson, 39, of Mathiston and Johnathan Clinton Hill, 28, of Maben were arrested July 25 as the…