God’s timing: 1st grandchild arrives

By Michael Brannon   I got up early yesterday (June 7) to make the trip to Angela’s to install shelves, baby gate, blinds and make some outside repairs. It was supposed to be a “chore” day, but life has its…

NMMC-Eupora recognizes National EMS Week

  From Press Reports   The Emergency Medical Services industry has evolved at a breakneck pace over the past several decades to keep up with the advances in modern medicine. North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora, along with health care institutions across…

Bellefontaine native on ‘Street Outlaws’

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Bellefontaine native Todd Skelton will be featured on the second season of “Street Outlaws: New Orleans,” which premieres Monday night on the Discovery Channel. American street racing is the subject of the docu-reality…

Local firm wins MSMA award

Honored for the restoration of Mantee Depot   From Press & Staff Reports   The Mississippi Main Street Association celebrated achievements of Mississippi Main Street Communities at the 28th annual awards luncheon in downtown Jackson on Thursday. The presentation of…

Local EMCC student earns GED diploma

From Press Reports   Destiny Lott of Mathiston was among 24 East Mississippi Community College adult basic education students in the Launch Pad program who received their high school equivalency diplomas on June 8. A packed crowd attended the graduation…

Library programs about architects, police dogs

By Fran Smith, Manager Webster County Public Library   Representatives from Belinda Stewart Architects were in charge of the Summer Reading on  June 13. The older children learn about architecture by building towers using apples, spaghetti and plastic foam. Wanda…