Local MSU student takes top design honors

From Press Reports A Mississippi State rising senior from Eupora is the first-place winner in the 2016 New Orleans Fashion Week student designer competition. Jesse D. Newton, a fashion design and merchandising major in the university’s School of Human Sciences,…

Mathiston town marshal resigns

Special election set for July 12 By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Mathiston will hold a special election next month to fill the unexpired term of its town marshal, who has resigned. Mayor Jimmy Carden said Shane Box submitted a…

Crash victim dies; probe ongoing

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A man who was injured in a one-car accident in mid-May near Eupora died last week and an investigation continues into the cause of the crash. Clark “Butch” Waddell, 34, of Eupora died of…

Church news

LUMC Health Fair Join Liberty United Methodist Church and family at its annual Health Fair from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 28. It will include blood pressure and glucose checks, a weight station, information on wellness and a hot dog ministry.…