Category: News

Supervisors work on county budget

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Webster County Board of Supervisors has been working on the 2015-16 county budget during numerous past meetings. Board minutes show that supervisors began working on the budget on July 21 and continued to…

Donate blood; you could win a dream vacation

From Press Reports Come and donate blood in August and you are entered into a drawing to win the Summer Dream Vacation package! United Blood Services will cover the transit and lodging cost up to $6,000, to the destination of…

Public hearing set for Aug. 20

Prairie Opportunity, Inc. Community Action Agency will conduct a public hearing on August 20, 2015 at 4:00 at the Eupora Community Center located at 150 N Dunn St. (adjoined to the Police Department.)

New quarterback taking snaps for Eupora High School

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times For the past three seasons there has been at least one certainty for the Eupora High School football team — Trey Pittman would be the quarterback. Pittman graduated last year and is now playing…

4-County customers warned of scam

From Press & Staff Reports Four-County Electric Power Association members are being asked to be careful in the wake of reports of criminals identifying themselves as electric company employees in order to steal from homes. Local law enforcement officials have…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 08/12/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Vocabulary gets you results! The “Exploring Ways to Use Our Minds Efficiently” website cited a study by Johnson O’Connor in which he observed individuals in various walks of life. O’Conner…

Church News – 08/12/15

New Pleasant Spring M.B. New Pleasant Spring Missionary Baptist Church will have revival at 7 p.m. Aug. 12-15. Pastor Cornelius C. Clark Sr. of Chicago will be the speaker and the theme is “Harvest Fire” from Matthew 13:30. The church…

Sports schedules – 08/12/15

FRIDAY, AUG. 7 Prep Softball 4/6 p.m. — Central at Winston Academy SATURDAY, AUG. 8 Prep Softball TBA — Neshoba Central Jamboree (East Webster, Eupora, Neshoba Central entered) TBA — Winona Jamboree (Noxapater, Winona entered)

Tilling soil deeper will cure traffic pans

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly Extension Horticulture Specialists Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director The cool spell of a few weeks ago has probably allowed the tomatoes and large-fruited peppers in the garden to set fruit. It takes…