Category: News

‘Meal of the Month’

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North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora Long Term Care residents enjoy one of their “Meals of the Month.” … Read more

Easter celebration

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Residents at North Mississippi Medical Center’s Long Term Care took part in an Easter celebration earlier this month. The pre-k children from … Read more

East Webster rallies to advance to third round

PHOTOS BY DIANA EDWARDS
East Webster players celebrate during Game 3 of the second-round series of the MHSAA Class 2A State Baseball Playoffs. The Wolverines defeated Baldwyn 10-6 in the deciding game at home Saturday to win the series and advance to face East Union in the third round.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

The Wolverines of East Webster High School bounced back from having their 14-game winning streak snapped to take two consecutive elimination game wins over Baldwyn last week.

The best-of-three series win over the Bearcats pushed … Read more

Bailey awarded Gibson Memorial Scholarship

Brett Bailey, Catholic Bishop Joseph Kopacz of the Diocese of Jackson and Brett’s father, Chuck Bailey

From School Reports

East Webster High School senior William Brett Bailey was awarded the William P. Gibson Jr. Memorial Scholarship during his confirmation at Annunciation Catholic Church in Columbus on April 21.

As a dedicated Eagle Scout, community volunteer, member … Read more

National Day of Prayer observance Thursday

Joyce Yates

For the Progress-Times

Health educator and author Joyce Yates of Eupora will serve as one of eight guest speakers at Starkville’s observance of the National Day of Prayer, set for noon Thursday at the Starkville Sportsplex.

Yates will speak on … Read more

Eupora mayor participates in forum

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Burchfield tells experts and participants at the Mississippi Mayors’ Forum about some of the challenges Eupora is facing.

From Press & Staff Reports

Eupora Mayor Dan Burchfield participated in the inaugural Mississippi Mayors’ Forum at Mississippi State University.

The day-and-a-half workshop for six Mississippi mayors from the north, central and south regions of the state was March 19 … Read more

Mother’s Day crafts

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By Librarian Fran Smith

On April 29, eager children arrived at Webster County Library to visit with friends, play on computer, look at books and play with puzzles before going to the meeting room to hear Ms. Pat read “The … Read more

Eagles seek return trip to Pearl for state championships

PHOTOS BY JUDY PITTMAN
Eupora defeated the Mantachie Mustangs 11-4 in Game 1 at home on April 27 in the second round of the MHSAA Class 2A State Playoffs. On the field for the Eagles: center fielder Jalan Embry.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora High School baseball team took a step closer to defending its MHSAA Class 2A North State Championship with a sweep of Mantachie in the second round of the MHSAA Class 2A State Baseball … Read more

McIlwain joins ER as nurse practitioner

Stephanie McIlwain, CFNP

From NMMC-Eupora

Stephanie McIlwain, CFNP, has joined the medical staff at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora as a nurse practitioner in the emergency room.

She has been employed by NMMC-Eupora since November 2009 as director of the Education Department.… Read more

Jackson Field Trip

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Students in Lyn Blaylock’s Mississippi Literature class at Eupora High School took a field trip to Jackson on April 22. … Read more