These girls have Haiti in their hearts

By Gwen Sisson

From their very first trip to Haiti, they knew they would never be the same.

It was in 2011 when Haley Harrison, Paisley Bell and Madison Smith took their first trip with a group from Walthall Baptist … Read more

GFWC- MFWC recognizes 50-year member

Forrester presents Brown her 50-year pin..

For the WPT

Etty P. Brown was recognized for her 50 years of volunteerism and membership in the General Federation of Women’s Clubs at the District III convention in Okolona on Feb. 28.

Brown has been an active member of … Read more

Hope Outdoors Deer Hunt ‘amazing’ weekend

Justin Horton of Arkansas and guide Bill Dean with one of the deer harvested. Dean is a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Eupora.

By Gwen Sisson

“I would do this every weekend if I could,” said Cory Parish of Tomnolen, one of the Webster County volunteers for North Mississippi Hope Outdoors.

At the first deer hunt for the newly established North Mississippi Hope … Read more

3 fire departments have new trucks

Showing off the fire trucks acquired through county funding for Walthall, Mathiston and Tomnolen are Chief Casey Henderson of the Walthall Fire Department, Assistant Chief Shane Box and Chief Lee Gilliland of the Mathiston Fire Department, Chief Joe Huffman of the Tomnolen Fire Department, Sheriff Tim Mitchell and Fire Coordinator Barry Rushing.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County Fire Service is proud of three additional trucks that the county has acquired for the Mathiston, Tomnolen and Walthall volunteer fire departments.

The Class A pumpers are Mathiston’s Engine 297, Tomnolen’s Engine … Read more

Interact donations


Eupora High School Interact students gathering items to donate to St. Jude Hospital in honor of Miller Calhoun are

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Easter cantata Sunday at FBC Eupora

By Gwen Sisson

First Baptist Church of Eupora’s music minister, John Herring, said he hopes that the congregation will have a very genuine worship experience as part of the 2015 Easter cantata.

“It’s my prayer that we will experience the … Read more