News

Child competes in state pageant

From Press Reports

Presley Love Buford of Mathiston represented the area of east Mississippi as Teeny Miss East Mississippi in the statewide Little Miss and Mr. Magnolia State Pageant finals in Vicksburg on July 28-29.

More than 260 contestants ages … Read more

New vendors at Maben Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — Brian Eaddy is 14 and is learning the beekeeping business from his father, Trevan Eaddy, and his grandfather, Dr. Vanik Eaddy of Starkville, who came to the Maben Market last year.… Read more

Josiah Coleman surveys judicial philosophies

From Staff Reports
Guest speaker Josiah Coleman presented a program on “Judicial Philosophies” to the Eupora Rotary Club on July 31. 
Coleman primarily surveyed how Supreme Court justices interpret the Constitution because their interpretations affect everyone, he noted.
Coleman grew
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EES announces Box Top winners

From School Reports

At the end of the 2011-12 School Year, Box Top winners were announced at Eupora Elementary School.

The top three Box Top winners received cash prizes and winners from each grade received gifts. The winning class that … Read more

Threadgill celebrates 85th birthday with family, friends

PBy Dottie Dewberry
“YOU KNOW YOU ARE GETTING OLD WHEN THE CANDLES COST MORE THAN THE CAKE.”
On July 28, the family and many friends of Jim Threadgill helped him celebrate his 85th birthday at the “older-than-he-is” Springhill School building,
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WCSD expands nutritious lunch choices

From Press Reports

As part of a nationwide effort to improve student health, Webster County School District will expand the menu selections at the elementary, middle and high schools in the school lunch programs.

The updated school lunches will offer … Read more

Church news

Grove Chapel M.B. Summer revival services at Grove Chapel M.B. Church continue Aug. 9 and 10. The Rev. Robert Avant, pastor of Brush Fork M.B. Church, Louisville, is delivering the message at 7 nightly. The church is located at 281 … Read more

Local church celebrates

From Press Reports

Victory by Faith Ministries, a local Christian Community Church, celebrated its freedom at its annual “Freedom Fest” activities on July 1.

Activities included a double wet slide with barbecue brisket and hot dogs on the grill. Food, … Read more

GTPDD reports on local projects, services

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL — The Webster County Advisory Committee of the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District had its annual meeting July 16 at the Courthouse.

The Webster County Board of Supervisors, Chancery Clerk Russ Turner … Read more