News

Mantee hosts Black-eyed Pea Festival

From Staff Reports

Mantee’s third annual Black-eyed Pea Festival was Oct. 27.

The festival featured 22 vendors and 25 entries in the classic car contest. Roger Cox, Ron King and the Long triplets provided entertainment.

In the 5K run, the … Read more

Students banking on their future

From School Reports

Students enrolled in the Business Management program at the Webster County Career and Technology Center have participated in the first of several “mini-job shadowing” activities available to them throughout the school year.

Regions Bank hosted the first … Read more

‘Hospital Friends’ join puppet project

From Press Reports

The GFWC/MFWC Eupora 20th Century Club hospital puppet project is held annually in October. Members contribute supplies, time and their talents to hand-make puppets for children treated in the emergency room at NMMC-Eupora Hospital.

“Friends of the … Read more

Church News

Mathiston UMC Christmas sale Come join us for a cup of coffee or hot cider and shop for delicious homebaked goodies and handmade craft items for Christmas gifts.

The sale is set for Dec. 1, 8 a.m.-noon, in the fellowship … Read more

Webster County churches work to help West Virginia

From Press Reports

Webster County Baptist Association Director William Carpenter said “if people will commit to this mission, and ever go to Ritchie County, (W. Va.) they will fall in love with the place and its people.”

Missionary Chris Barrow … Read more

Hospital hosts Allied Health students

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora is excited to host Allied Health students from Choctaw County Career and Technology Center who are participating in the Allied Health Program.

The purpose of this program is to allow students to visit … Read more

Air Force major presents flag to coach

From Press Reports

Maj. Gibb Gary of the U.S. Air Force presented an American flag to Head Coach Junior Graham for the 2011 and 2012 Eupora High football teams before the North Championship game at Wofford Field on Nov. 23.… Read more

Florist Maben Home, Garden Club speaker

For the WPT

“Friends are kisses blown to us by angels.” ~ Author Unknown On Nov. 12, the Maben Home and Garden club rambled out of town to the country home of Dottie Dewberry for the monthly meeting at high … Read more

NMHS receives 2012 Baldrige Award

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Health Services was named Nov. 15 as one of four U.S. organizations to receive the 2012 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest presidential honor for performance excellence through innovation, improvement and visionary leadership.… Read more

Limited tax note gets final OK

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County School Board has given final approval to borrowing money to temporarily cover construction costs for the new East Webster High School.

Board members initially adopted a resolution for a limited tax … Read more