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Seminary head Weekend of Encouragement speaker

Dr. Jeff Lorg

By Gwen Sisson

Dr. Jeff lorg, president of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary and guest speaker for the Weekend of Encouragement set for Friday-Sunday said over the years, he has learned that a positive word can make all the difference.… Read more

Scoring champs

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DIANA EDWARDS

East Webster players raise their trophy after defeating West Tallahatchie to win the Mississippi Class 2A girls state championship. The Lady Wolverines won 68-64 in overtime on Saturday.… Read more

Check voter cards for line changes

Webster County now includes House District 46

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Circuit Clerk Deborah Hood Neal has announced that her office is mailing new voter cards to only those Webster County voters affected by line changes adopted by … Read more

Crash claims Webster County native, 2 children

Catina McBride

From Press, Staff Reports

Lingering ice from the winter storm of two weeks ago caused a single-vehicle wreck that killed a Webster County native and two of her children in Pontotoc County.

Mississippi Highway Patrol troopers responded to the accident … Read more

New scam targets utility customers

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Area residents are being warned of another con in which a scammer is calling people and impersonating utility staff, claiming to be collecting on late bills.

Police Chief Gregg Hunter said people in Eupora, … Read more

‘Systems’ work best when people choose to know

Mitchell

OXFORD — Next time you hear someone say, “I’d rather not know,” ask the person to think about it.

If it’s a private, personal matter of no concern and having no impact on a community, fine. With apologies to those … Read more

EHS Beta Club excels at convention

Beta Club officers Khalil Cain and Parker Blaylock, who received second place for his campaign board.

From School Reports

Eupora High School Senior Beta Club traveled to Tupelo on Feb. 15 to attend the annual Mississippi Senior Beta Convention.

While at convention, these 42 EHS students in grades 9-12 participated in various academic and talent competitions.… Read more

Here comes the Easter Bunny

DOTTIE DEWBERRY
(Right) Los Encinos Grill in Maben is decorated for Easter photos.

By Dottie Dewberry

“Why did the rabbit cross the road?” Because it was the chicken’s day off.

Here comes Peter Cottontail hopping down the bunny trail, hippety, hoppety, Easter is on its way to the Los Encinos Grill in Maben … Read more

Razmus Circle

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Roger Miller led the March 2 meeting of the Mathiston United Methodist Church’s Razmus Circle with a discussion of different aspects of  wisdom. Miller serves as pastor of the church on alternate Sundays. … Read more