Kick new year off by kicking habit

Help is only a phone call or a click away for any Mississippian who wants to stop smoking. The Mississippi Tobacco Quitline offers cessation services for those who want to start living a tobacco-free life.

“Any Mississippian can call the … Read more

Sewing program teaches basics

For the WPT

A miniseries of sewing programs by Reba Bland of MSU Extension was held at the Webster County Extension Office on Nov. 7 and 14 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

The program equipped participants with the tools necessary to … Read more

‘Friends’ meeting features author Maury Shurlds

By Fran Smith, Librarian Webster County Public Library

Even though Jan. 14, was a rainy day, attendance at the monthly meeting of Friends of Webster County Public Library was great.

Members and guests were entertained by Maury Shurlds, a native … Read more

Calendar of Events

Blood drives United Blood Services announces these blood drives in Webster County: • 2:30-6:30 p.m. Jan. 24 in the PE building at East Webster Elementary School in Mathiston. • 2:30-6 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Eupora Elementary School gym. • … Read more

Students named MC academic scholars

The Office of Academic Affairs for Mississippi College has released its list of academic scholars for the 2012 fall semester. Named from the local area:

PRESIDENT’S LIST: Mary Catherine McKibben of Maben.

To be eligible for the President’s List, a … Read more

County offices relocate after Courthouse fire

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

After reviewing different options, the Board of Supervisors has decided to relocate all courthouse offices to the Webster County Office Building in Eupora.

The predawn fire that gutted the courthouse in Walthall on Jan. … Read more

Huffman assumes role on ASHE Board

From Press Reports

Robert Huffman of Mathiston, director of Facility Management at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point, has been appointed as Region 4 representative for the American Society of Healthcare Engineers board of directors.

Huffman will serve through Dec. 31, … Read more