Category: News

Congressional race runoff upcoming

Kelly and Zinn

From Staff Reports

Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday countywide in the runoff to fill the seat of the late Rep. Alan Nunnelee.

The candidates in the June 2 nonpartisan race are Republican Trent Kelly, a district … Read more

Population in Webster County declines

From Staff Reports

Webster County’s population has declined slightly since 2010, according to estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau released this spring.

The county’s population has decreased by 2.7 percent, about 280 people, since the 2010 census. … Read more

“The Starkville Experience”

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RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF

Program chairman Hays Burchfield welcomes guest speaker Buddy Sanders to the May 5 meeting of the Eupora Rotary Club. Sanders, community development director for the city of Starkville, gave a … Read more

Wooden bike

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RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF

Mark Greenlee of Eupora shows off his latest creation — a (partially) wooden bicycle. … Read more

PTC donates for championship rings

Reid (back, l.) with Principal Bill Brand and the East Webster High School girls state championship basketball team.

For the Progress-Times

Plymouth Tube Co. has made a $1,000 donation to the East Webster High School girls basketball team’s fundraising efforts for its 2015 state championship rings.

“Plymouth Tube Co. is proud to be part of the Webster County … Read more

Battle memory trouble with routines, activity

May is Older Americans Month…

By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Many jokes are made about memory loss and aging, but finding ways to combat this inevitable mental decline is no laughing matter.

Experts say time is … Read more

Soul’s Haven Church shares highlights of 2014

Veterans Recognition Day: (front row) Sue Anne Boatman accepting for her father, David Ellison-Navy; Jeff Cooper-National Guard; (second row) Mike Roland-Army National Guard; Marji Boatman accepting for nephew Joey Hickman; Dianne Cooper accepting for Sam Cooper-Army; Doris Meece accepting for her husband, Fred Meece-Army; (third row) Rebecca Caffey-Marines; Pastor James Caffey-Marines; and Sandy Oakman accepting for son Joey Stroud-National Guard. Also recognized were Derek Segers-Air Force; Pete Loomis-Navy; Felicita Rosa-Marines; Frank Rosa-Marines; Ret. Sgt. Maj. Franklin Rosa-Marines; Bert Bush-Army; Dan Loomis-Army; Jerry Gatti-Army; Ingrid Camacho-Army; Shane Collum-Army National Guard; Candon Bush-Army National Guard; and Ken Bush-Army National Guard.

From Church Reports

Soul’s Haven Church has enjoyed numerous special events and programs during the past year. These are just of the few of the most memorable from last year.

We began 2014 with well-known gospel singer Kevin Spencer in … Read more

Hardin to serve as summer missionary

Colton Hardin

By Gwen Sisson

Mississippi State University student Colton Hardin has been selected to serve as a summer missionary with Central Atlantic Leisure Ministries, associated with the Baptist Convention of Maryland and Delaware and Ocean City Baptist Church.

Hardin is the … Read more

Baseball title culminates amazing year for East Webster

"The MHSAA Baseball Championships were held at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Miss., on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Photo by Keith Warren"

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

If East Webster High School principal Bill Brand collected a ring for every state championship his school won this year he would have to use two hands to display them.

When the Wolverines of … Read more

Eupora dietitian had cooking bug at early age

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Cim Gore of Eupora, who follows MSU football, baseball and women’s basketball, always pleases when she makes her homemade coconut sour cream cake.

By Ginna Parsons
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

From the time Cim Gore of Eupora was a little girl, she knew she wanted to cook when she grew up.

“That was always what I wanted to do — not be a … Read more