Category: News

Churches sponsor ‘Bible Club at the Lake’

Pastor William Carpenter of Mantee Baptist Church serves refreshments.

For the WPT

Volunteers from Harvest Bible Fellowship Church of Rochester, N.Y., hosted a special “Bible Club at the Lake” event at the pavilion at Whites Creek Lake from June 20-23.

The week closed with a block party/carnival in the … Read more

Control, manage squirrels on your property

Although squirrels traditionally gather nuts, seeds, acorns, mushrooms, insects and leaves from forested habitats, they also enjoy readily available food from backyard and agricultural habitats, which often causes conflict between squirrels and homeowners.

By Jessica Tegt
Wildlife Extension Professor
MSU Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture

Squirrels look cute and cuddly, but anyone who tries to feed birds knows they can be persistent thieves at the bird feeder.

Although squirrels traditionally gather nuts, … Read more

Super Summer


Student Minister Kevin Barnette (front, r.) and his wife, Taylor (front, second from l.), gather with First Baptist Church of Eupora youth at Super Summer. Student participants include Taylor South, Madison Hester, Clayton Mixon, Alana Hunter, Madeline Mixon, Parker Blaylock … Read more

Elected officials’ duties, responsibilities

One of the governor’s duties is signing bills into law.

Offices listed are only those that will be listed on ballots on the Aug. 4 Democratic and Republican primaries in Webster County.

• Constable: Constables shall keep and preserve the peace within their county, by aiding and assisting in executing … Read more

Lodge honors Booth


Eupora Lodge #423 presented Brother Glenn Booth his 50-year certificate and 50-year pin for faithful service in the Masonic organization at its regular meeting July 13. Secretary Ted Wilson (second from l.) is presenting the certificate and pin … Read more

The crowning of Ms. Dairy Bar 1965

Helen Bowen proudly wears her crown as Ms. Dairy Bar 1965.  She was crowned at the 50-year reunion of Eupora High’s Class of 1965.

By Sue Lowe

Helen Bowen and Bowen’s Dairy Bar … a part of the history and memories of ’50s and ’60s Eupora teenagers!

Eupora High School’s Class of 1965 had its 50th reunion July 10 and 11, and the theme … Read more

Ag awareness


Program chairman Michael Kolb welcomes guest speaker Greg Gibson to the July 21 meeting of the Eupora Rotary Club. Gibson, member services director for the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation, spoke about the Farm Families of Mississippi ag awareness … Read more

Eupora’s Johnson signs baseball scholarship with Blue Mountain

Fowler and Rusty Johnson.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

All Rusty Johnson was looking for was a chance.

That’s exactly what he got when Blue Mountain College offered the Eupora High School baseball standout a baseball scholarship earlier this month.

“I have been … Read more