Obituaries

Linda Joyce Black Sept. 17, 2012 Services for Linda Joyce Black, 63, were Sept. 19, 2012, at Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Ackerman with the Revs. Jerry Lawson and Ray Latham officiating. Burial was in Enon Cemetery. She was born…

Assemblies of God to plant new church in Eupora

From Press Reports The office of the Assemblies of God in Byram has announced a new church plant in Eupora. The Assemblies of God is the largest Pentecostal denomination with some 65 million members in the world with the national…

Mister/Miss Mathiston Pageant upcoming

From Press Reports The Civic League of Mathiston will be hosting a Mister/Miss Mathiston Pageant at 6 p.m. Oct. 13 at Bennett Auditorium on the Wood College campus. Girl divisions are Wee Miss Mathiston (ages 0-3), Mini Miss Mathiston (ages…

Christmas Market expanding outdoors

From Press Reports The Eupora Christmas Market is drawing near again. This year’s theme is “Let Freedom Ring with the Bells of Christmas.” Market committee members said they hope the town will “ring in” this Christmas season with continued support…

Lodge honors Powell for 99th birthday

Special to the Progress-Times George Powell was surprised with a party at the Eupora Lodge on Sept. 13 for his 99th birthday. Family and friends gathered around to show their love for this wonderful man. After falling and breaking his…

Calendar of Events

Quick Bites Dr. Jeff Wilson, area Extension horticulturist, will present the Quick Bites program “Growing Beautiful Landscape Plants” from noon-1 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Webster County Extension Office. Summer is almost over and fall planting season is coming up.…