Lancaster earns art education award

From Press Reports Rebecca Lancaster, teacher at Sumner Hill Junior High in Clinton, is the recipient of the 2012 Mississippi Art Education Association Outstanding Elementary Art Educator of the Year. She is the granddaughter of Jimmie Joyce Cook Collier, a…

NMMC Honor Guard replaces flags at hospital

From Press Reports North Mississippi Medical Center’s Honor Guard has replaced both the American flag and the POW flag that fly over NMMC-Eupora. From time to time, flags become worn and are in need of replacing. A new flag program…

T-shirt sales benefit local children

From Press Reports The planning committee for the ninth annual Eupora Christmas Market asked Michael Murphy to be the chairperson for the Christmas T-shirts. He contacted Lisa Hester, art teacher for Eupora and East Webster schools, to have students from…

Unemployment lowest in 4 years for county

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County’s unemployment rate in November was the lowest seen in four years and was below 10 percent for the first time in that period. November’s jobless rate of 9.7 percent was the lowest…

Webster county players selected for honors

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times With the end of the Mississippi High School Activities Association 2012 football season, several Webster county players were selected as Region 2-2A honorees. Eupora The Eupora Eagles stacked up postseason awards commemorating a historical…

Obituaries

Willie Mae McHan Blackwood Dec. 25, 2012 Services for Willie Mae McHan Blackwood, 88, were Dec. 28, 2012, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Rob Faulk officiating. Burial was in Enon Cemetery. She was born June 23,…