Escaped inmate back in custody

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

An escaped Webster County Jail inmate is back in custody and his wife has been charged with helping him.

Sheriff Tim Mitchell said U.S. marshals and county Sheriff’s Department deputies captured Davis Randle about … Read more

Sibley, Ramblers perform at Maben

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — A full day began Sunday morning at the Maben Church of God on Crowley Drive.

This was once the Maben Restaurant, where people would go to eat good food, and since about 1986, people now … Read more

Kelly returns to home area for revival

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — Sunday night was kind of a homecoming for many people in the Church of God on Crowley Drive in Maben and others in the area.

The Rev. Levelle Kelly came here to help hold a … Read more

Girl Scouts kick off cookie season

From Press Reports

The Girl Scouts Heart of the South council has kicked off pre-order cookie sales.

Girl Scouts are taking orders through Jan. 28. Cookies will then arrive between Feb. 16 and Feb. 21. Booth sales will begin Feb. … Read more

EES rewards students for test scores

From School Reports

Eupora Elementary School students scoring Proficient on the MCT2 test in the spring of 2012 were treated to a pizza party last semester. Students scoring Proficient on the MCT2 test are to be commended for all their … Read more

EES celebrates Red Ribbon Week

From School Reports

During the last week of October, Eupora Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon Week to take a pledge to be drug free.

The National Red Ribbon theme for 2012 was “The Best ME is Drug Free.” Several activities … Read more

EES collects Box Tops for Education

From School Reports

During last semester at Eupora Elementary School, students collected and turned in 16,304 Box Tops totaling $2,625 for much-needed supplies and materials for educational purposes for EES students!

Eupora Elementary School is ranked No. 1 in the … Read more

Calendar of Events

‘Pancakes with Disney’ Saturday Relay for Life teams at First Baptist Church of Eupora and Walthall Baptist Church are hosting “Pancakes with Disney” at First Baptist Church Family Life Center from 9-11 a.m. Jan. 12.

For a donation of $10 … Read more

Education notes

Shipman initiated into Phi Kappa Phi Debrah Shipman of Eupora has been initiated into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi.

Shipman was chosen based on her superior scholarship and sound character and joins a century-old community of scholars and … Read more