Category: News

Great American Smokeout is Thursday

From Press Reports

 

A smoked turkey is probably on the list this holiday season, but cross off tobacco products.

This year, take part in the American Cancer Society’s 2017 Great American Smokeout on Thursday, when smokers choose to go … Read more

Maben storytime about pumpkins

By Librarian Mary Boutwell

Maben Public Library

 

It was a pumpkin carving kind of day at the Maben Public Library on Oct. 21.MPL:Helping11-16

We read “The Pumpkin Patch Parable.” It told of a farmer and the vegetables he grew, … Read more

MDWFP presents lake management proposal

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Officials with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks have presented a proposal for management of Whites Creek Lake to the Eupora Board of Aldermen.

Fisheries biologists Keith Meals and Dennis Riecke … Read more

Veterans Day program

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RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Clayton Allen (left) and other local veterans post American flags representing every fallen soldier of the armed forces from Webster County at the veterans monument by the Eupora Post Office. They were participating in the Veterans Day memorial

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Mitchell wins circuit judge race

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora’s George Mitchell will continue his service as a circuit judge after winning election to the office he was appointed to earlier this year.

He has served as Circuit Court judge for the 5th Read more

Jail Docket

Nov. 3

Kevin Bingham, DOB 03-14-76, BM; MDOC: probation violation.

Nov. 4

Lejuan Wilder, DOB 02-09-97, BM; MDOC: probation violation.

Leslie Hawkins, DOB 10-31-80, WF; Webster 8: contempt of court.

Huey Yates, DOB 10-01-62, BM; Webster SO: serving weekends.

William … Read more

State’s teen smoking rate declines

From Press Reports

Smoking among middle school students in Mississippi is declining. According to the Mississippi State University Social Science Research Center, in 2013 4.1 percent of middle school students were current smokers, a decrease of over 20 percent from … Read more

School Board Student of the Month

East Webster High School student Patricia Redwine (holding plaque) was recognized as the Webster County Board of Education Student of the Month at the Oct. 10 School Board meeting. She was accompanied by her parents, Dewayne and Janice Redwine.

East Webster High School student Patricia Redwine (holding plaque) was recognized as the Webster County Board of Education Student of the Month at the Oct. 10 School Board meeting. She was accompanied by her parents, Dewayne and Janice Redwine.

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4H Sunday

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The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club celebrated 4-H Sunday and a ribbon-cutting ceremony (XXX) for Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Oct. 9.  Pastor Nelson Forrest brought the encouraging words and Desharia Potts did the 4-H pledge.  Members completed a 5K walk (XXX) with the theme “Walk for the Cure.” Several events were planned for the month. For further information, contact Rose Graham at 662 242-7962.

The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club celebrated 4-H Sunday and a ribbon-cutting ceremony (XXX) for Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Oct. 9. Pastor Nelson Forrest brought the encouraging words and Desharia Potts did the 4-H pledge. Members completed a 5K

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