Category: News

Webster County’s unemployment rate 7.4 percent

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County’s unemployment rate increased 1.2 percentage points to 7.4 percent in May, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. The revised jobless rate for April was 6.2 percent, while unemployment was at…

Shocco Springs

Children from FBC Eupora spent a few days in mid-June at Student Life for Kids Camp

Tobacco-free campaign honors pharmacy

From Press Reports Recently, youth leaders gathered together for a project where they thanked an area business for choosing not to sell tobacco products. Chelsea Perry, Angelia Guzman, Maya Caradine and Mary Hannah Timbs created signs with their #onegoodreason to…

GLC residents enjoy ‘Fiesta’ week

From GLC-Eupora Residents of Golden LivingCenter-Eupora enjoyed a fun-filled week in May celebrating National Nursing Home Week 2015, “Bring on the Fiesta.” On May 9 the mothers enjoyed their annual Mother’s Day brunch to start the week. May 11 was…

85th Birthday

GWEN SISSON China Ray Prewitt of Eupora celebrates her 85th birthday with  family at Adaton United

Marriage for all and all for marriage

Editorial by Jack Ryan Enterprise McComb Journal There is already plenty of criticism of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that legalized gay marriage across the country. By a 5-4 vote, the justices said the definition of liberty includes marrying any…

Animal Tales

Jonathan Hardison, a representative from Animal Tales, was the presenter at the summer reading program at Webster County Public Library on June 23. He brought five animals with superpowers: a chinchilla, an African crested porcupine, a red kangaroo,

Remembering Eupora’s Luther Latham

From Staff Reports Luther F. Latham, as noted in the accompanying column by granddaughter Nancy Patterson, was a lawyer and former state senator from Eupora. Patterson provided this additional information about Latham and his family: Latham died May 12, 1938,…

House Speaker visits

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Wes Sigler, administrator of North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora, visits with House Speaker Phillip Gunn (R-Clinton) during a “meet-and greet” hosted by Belinda Stewart Architects of Eupora. Gunn, who was traveling House District 35 with state Rep.

Summer Reading Program blasts off

By Dottie Dewberry Put on your bathing suit, we’re going to the Maben Public Library! What? Yep! On June 9, Katharyn Rosenhan, a firefighter and assistant training officer, helped Mary Boutwell, Maben librarian, blast kids right out of their clothes…