News

Hughes joins CNB

Hughes

From Press Reports

Walthall native Andy Hughes has joined Citizens National Bank as the senior relationship banker for the bank’s North Mississippi region in Columbus.
Hughes comes to Citizens National Bank with 32 years of banking experience, where he served … Read more

Noah’s Ark

Rivers Turner and Miles Stidham as the rabbits

PHOTOS BY GWEN SISSON

Children performing the story of Noah’s Ark for the FBC Eupora preschool graduation play, which was May 13, include: … Read more

FBC grads

PreschoolGrads06-04

FBC Eupora preschool teacher Anita Russell is with the 2014 graduates: … Read more

Calendar of events

EES kindergarten registration

Eupora Elementary School kindergarten registration continues June 4-5 and June 24-26 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Please bring a… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

What’s the five-syllable adjective and noun that means caring little and an indifferent person? (Its first two syllables are the name of a pop music group from the ’70s and … Read more

Church News

Soul City House of God

Soul City House of God will have a yard sale June 7 in front of the church, which is located at 619 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The yard sale will start at… Read more

Don’t compromise during tough times

From Church Reports

Greetings to you from Liberty UMC and the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor.
Liberty is an active member of the Mississippi Conference of the United Methodist Churches. There are over a thousand churches in the… Read more

White-tailed Deer Management Workshop offered

by James L. Cummins
From special reports

Deer management is becoming more important to hunters with each passing year. Some individuals, clubs and landowners have selective management strategies that are used to help one meet their goals. Others do not, … Read more

Use of food stamps rises in Webster County

By Emily Guerin and Tim Marema
Special to the Progress-Times

The use of food stamps in Webster County increased during the recession, assisting families in stretching their food dollars, contributing to local spending and helping spark a national debate about … Read more

Time capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
June 8, 1939

Highway 82 Now Concreted

The long-wished-for concrete on Highway 82 in now opened on the east of town to the public and motorists traveling that way will … Read more