Chickens exchanged for WPT subscription

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

On Aug. 15, Carol Sue Chandler of Eupora walked in The Webster Progress-Times’ office with a box containing two young chickens, a bag of feed, and food and water bowls.

Chandler had read the … Read more


Paul Michael Pattridge Sept. 1, 2012 Graveside services for Paul Michael Pattridge, 61, of Stewart were Sept. 2, 2012, at Crape Creek Cemetery with the Rev. Doug Atkinson officiating.

He was born Feb. 18, 1951, in Batesville. Mr. Pattridge, who … Read more

Discount card fundraiser benefits Eupora Elementary

From School Reports

Eupora Elementary staff and students are participating in a discount card fundraiser through Sept. 10.

On the back of the card is a list of the local businesses and the discount or offer that each business will … Read more

Stidham retires after 36 years in education

For the WPT

The first director of the Webster County Career and Technology Center has retired after 36 years in education.

Jamie Stidham became director of the WCCTC in 1975 and served until 1980. That year he joined G.M. Stidham … Read more

Youth, adults ‘Outwalk Obesity’

By Rose Coffey Graham, Leader Controllers Generation II 4-H Club

The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club, in conjunction with Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church and other area churches, hosted its monthly “Outwalk Obesity” from Calahan’s Restaurant to West Oktibbeha County … Read more

Nelons in concert at Ackerman church

From Press Reports

The Nelons will be in concert at Ackerman Church of God on Sept. 16 starting at 6 p.m. for a gospel concert.

No admission charge, but a love offering will be taken for the Nelons. Call 552-7726 … Read more