News

Stroke and osteoporosis screenings coming to Eupora

From press reports

 

Residents living in and around the Eupora, Mississippi community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. First Baptist Church will host Life Line Screening on 6/17/2013. The site is … Read more

Maben cemetery memorial well attended

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

The old expression “The best is yet to come” might have been the expression of many people in the Maben area, including the members of the board of Maben Memorial Garden, after the … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Sometimes I’m asked, “How long have you been doing Vaughan’s Vocabulary?” Actually, it’s been about 20 years. I originally did Vaughan’s Vocabulary when I was a radio personality. I gave … Read more

NTEPA changeout

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Josh Doss and Craig McCluskey of Natchez Trace Electric Power Association transfer three-phase power lines from a wood utility pole to a steel pole. They were working Wednesday morning at West Roane Avenue and North Dunn. NTEPA is replacing rotten Read more

School Board revises policy

From Staff Reports

 

Webster County School Board members approved revision of a district policy at a previous meeting.

They approved the revision to the “Promotion and Retention” policy at the request of Superintendent Jack Treloar, according to minutes of … Read more

Ansell Hawkeye rescinds layoff notices

From Press, Staff Reports

 

Ansell Hawkeye Inc. has announced the cancellation of the anticipated pending layoffs at its Eupora facility.

Ansell Hawkeye previously communicated to appropriate government authorities its plans to move forward with reducing production staffing levels beginning … Read more

Man faces questioning in area crimes

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From Press, Staff Reports

 

A Webster County man wanted for questioning on multiple crimes in the state was picked up by Chickasaw County law enforcement Saturday afternoon.

John Curtis Williams, 27, was transported to Calhoun County, where he was … Read more

Burchfield elected mayor; Gary, alderman at-large

Burchfield

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Alderman-at-large Dan Burchfield is now Eupora’s mayor-elect after winning a three-man race in Tuesday’s general election.

The four-term alderman was elected mayor by garnering 295 votes (41.5 percent), according to complete but unofficial … Read more

New vendors at Farmers’ Market

For the WPT

 

The Maben Farmers’ Market welcomed three new vendors with unique products last week.

David and Linda Early of Clarkson community near Mathiston brought lots of potatoes freshly dug from their patch Friday. David says that potatoes … Read more