Local students among UMMC graduates

A record 681 physicians, dentists, nurses, allied health professionals and graduate students in the health sciences were awarded degrees during the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s 57th commencement May 24 at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson.

University of Mississippi Chancellor … Read more

Supervisors discuss personnel matters

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


The Webster County Board of Supervisors discussed personnel matters during an executive session Monday.

Supervisors spent nearly an hour in the executive session for personnel issues, meeting with five different people during that … Read more


Hulon Arthur Morgan

May 28, 2013

Services for Hulon Arthur Morgan, 84 of Maben, were May 31, 2013, at Welch Funeral Home Chapel in Starkville conducted by the Revs. Kerry Collins and Rev. Donnie Morgan. Burial was in Providence Methodist … Read more

EHS Class of 2013 has cherished memories

By Katie Bailey

EHS Senior

Class Reporter


The senior class of 2013 graduated May 17 from Eupora High School. The ceremony was moved inside to the school’s auditorium because of rain, but that did not stop us from getting … Read more

French Camp Academy club topic

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


Eupora Rotary Club members learned about French Camp Academy at a previous meeting.

Stewart Edwards, president, and Lance Ragsdale, vice president of development, addressed Rotarians on May 21.

French Camp Academy, located beside … Read more


Tyler McCain and Brianna Haynes

Jimmy and Renne Haynes of Walthall announce the engagement of their daughter, Brianna Haynes, to Tyler McCain, son of Gregg and Lisa McCain of Tomnolen.

Miss Haynes is the granddaughter of Charles and Sherlene Stewart of Walthall and Jimmy and … Read more

Phelps ‘Biggest Loser’ winner

Phelps receives his prize money for losing the largest percentage of weight loss from Civic League President Betty Jeffcoats.

By Betty Jeffcoats

Civic League of Mathiston


The Civic League of Mathiston is pleased to announce our Biggest Loser winner, Tommy Phelps of Mathiston.

He is married to LeighAnn and they have two daughters, Carley and Candis, all of … Read more

Calendar of Events

Fason Reunion

The Fason Reunion will be June 8 at the home of Boogie and Jeannie Holland in Maben. Come bring a covered dish and enjoy the fellowship. Call 263-4056 for more information.

Benefit for Turner

Modern Woodmen of American … Read more

Maben Home, Garden Club installs officers

For the WPT


According to the bylaws of the Maben Home and Garden Club the first order of business is to perform the installation of the new officers at the May 21 meeting.

Club member Suretha Brooks chose the … Read more

Breanna Bess named Northwest cheerleader


Breanna Bess of Gore Springs was among 21 students selected as Ranger cheerleaders for the 2013-14 season at Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to Liesl Davenport, cheer sponsor.

Tryouts were April 19 and 20 in the McLendon Center on the … Read more