Tri-counties launch economic development union

From Staff, Press Reports

After months of planning, officials from Webster, Choctaw and Montgomery counties have officially taken action to form a regional economic development organization.

Stone-Adams Financial Partners, a business development and consulting firm in Jackson, announced Monday that … Read more

Concert Saturday at Ackerman Baptist

The LeFevre and Joyful Noise quartets will be in concert at Ackerman Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

A love offering will be received. Call 552-7726 or 285-2962 for information.

When you think of gospel music, LeFevre is a name … Read more

New fall schedule for Maben Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — The Maben Farmers’ Market begins a new schedule for fall starting Saturday and continuing until Nov. 17, the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

The new time to start selling will be 8 a.m. … Read more

Rocking cat inspires Storytime

By Fran Smith, Librarian Webster County Public Library

“Rocking in My School Shoes,” a book about Pete the Cat, was the inspiration for Storytime at Webster County Public Library on Sept. 26.

This new book tells about Pete the Cat … Read more

EES hosts Living Reptile Museum

From School Reports

Eupora Elementary School hosted the annual Living Reptile Museum to grades K-6 on Sept. 2.

The Living Reptile Museum is presented by Terry Vandeventer, an expert in the field of herpetology. The museum presents positive and factual … Read more

Justice Court clerk Rotary speaker

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Justice Court Clerk Janice Brunty was guest speaker at the Sept. 25 meeting of the Eupora Rotary Club.

She explained that Webster County Justice Court usually handles misdemeanor cases, such as traffic tickets, first- … Read more

Tiger Scouts visit newspaper office

Press Reports

Tiger Scouts from the local Webster County Cub Scouts toured The Webster Progress-Times on Sept. 25.

These scouts learned about many processes in the publishing of this newspaper. News Editor Russell Hood took time to talk with the … Read more

JOY Club learns about Old Greensboro

Liz Cummings entertained the crowd with a little history of Old Greensboro at the Sept. 25 JOY Club meeting at First Baptist Church in Eupora.

Cummings shared from her great-grandfather’s journal that detailed his observations of the town, the famous … Read more

Home, Garden Club reconvenes after hiatus

For the WPT

MABEN — After a three month hiatus from club meetings, members were anxious to reconvene the civic and social affairs of the 50-year-old organization called the Maben Home and Garden Club.

So on Sept. 18, the ladies … Read more

Library hosting ‘Welcome to the Gang’

From Press Reports

Mathiston Public Library will be hosting “Welcome to the Gang” story time sponsored by the Civic League of Mathiston.

The stories and activities will be “Charlie Brown and the Great Pumpkin.” The fun will begin Oct. 23rd … Read more