Memorial bench honors Mike Rogers

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

MATHISTON — Family and friends dedicated a bench in memory of the late Mike Rogers on July 17 at the town park here behind the Mathiston Public Library.

Rogers, 49, was killed after a … Read more

EES sets new student pre- registration

From School Reports

Pre-registration for all new students in grades 1-6 and any new kindergarten students (who have not already pre-registered) will be Aug. 3 at the Eupora Elementary School office from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (This is only … Read more

NMMC offers arthritis treatment options

From Press Reports

Anyone can have arthritis. Both genders of children, young adults, middle-aged or the elderly can suffer from arthritis.

Contrary to what you may believe, arthritis is not induced by a cold, wet climate. The type of climate … Read more

Church News

Mt. Union M.B. A prayer breakfast will be at 8:30 a.m. July 28 at Mt. Union M.B. Church.

Evangelist Zelma Taylor from St. Paul M.B. Church of Starkville will be the speaker. Contact any of the members of the adult … Read more

WCSD expands lunch choices

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 students and staff … Read more

Girls learn life skills at Charm Camp

From Eupora 20th Century Club

The MFWC-GFWC Eupora 20th Century Club presented the Southern Charm Camp from July 9-13 for girls entering the seventh grade. Each day a special topic was presented with the goal of helping these young ladies … Read more

Boil-water alert lifted

The Mississippi State Department of Health has lifted a boil-water alert for customers who receive their drinking water from the Savannah Water Association #1 water supply in Webster County.

Water sampling had shown the presence of total coliform bacteria in … Read more

Rain holds off at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — Rain had been falling off and on all week in Maben and the Farmers’ Market lot looked like a lake early Saturday morning with more rain threatening to fall.

The volunteers … Read more

French memorialize WWII hero Shurlds

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal; love leaves a memory no one can steal.” Anon. On Aug. 19, 1944, at 9:10 a.m. Maj. Henry W. Shurlds Jr. journeyed home to be with … Read more

Calendar of Events

Starkville Tea Party meeting Starkville Tea Party supporters and other concerned citizens are encouraged to attend the monthly STP meeting from 3-4:30 p.m. July 28.

Jeppie Barbour, former mayor of Yazoo City and current Mississippi GOP activist, will be the … Read more