Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: June 26, 1941 Hail Storms Wreak Havoc Two punishing hail storms visited two widely separated areas in Webster County late Monday afternoon and early evening and caused considerable damage to…

‘Giraffes Can’t Dance’ at library

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library Pre-K children came to the Webster County Library on June 22 to hear Ms. Pat read “Giraffes Can’t Dance” by Giles Andreae, a story about Gerald, the giraffe who dreads going to the…

McLemore gives club 911 update

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County 911 Director Jimmy McLemore was guest speaker for the Eupora Rotary Club on May 24. The 911 Center, which is located on the former Wood College campus in Mathiston, has eight full-…

Love Bags donation

On behalf of the Eupora Rotary Club, President Hays Burchfield presents a $300 check to School Psychologist Kayla Turner to benefit the Love Bags program for less fortunate children in the Webster County Schools. Food, hygiene and personal care items…

Healthy eating topic at Maben SRP

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library A special thanks to Pam Awad, Extension Family Nutrition Program educator, for filling in at the Maben Public Library’s Summer Reading Program on June 21. She was supposed to come on July 5…

NMMC air base

North Mississippi Medical Center and Air Methods had the grand opening of their new air medical base at George M. Bryan Airport in Starkville on May 25. Those attending include Todd Shettles, assistant director of Ambulance Services at NMMC; Wes Sigler,…