Jackson receives Distinguished Service Award


From Press & Staff Reports

Dr. Gary Jackson of Eupora, director of the Mississippi State University Extension Service, has received the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Distinguished Service Award for 2014.

The award was presented during the organization’s annual membership meeting, … Read more

Hudspeth honored


The School Board recently expressed its appreciation to Keith Hudspeth (center) for 18 years of service to the Webster County School District. Hudspeth served as a member of the Webster County Board of Education from January 1997 through December 2014. … Read more

Rehabilitated fox released back into wild

Foxy was released back into the wild last week.

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress Times

Duncan Veterinary Clinic in Eupora released a fox back into the wild last week after treating it for injuries sustained from being hit by a car.

A motorist stopped and picked the young … Read more

Maxwell visits Rotary


Program chairman Belinda Stewart welcomes Judge Jimmy Maxwell, who gave the Eupora Rotary Club an overview of Mississippi’s judicial system on Dec. 8. Maxwell, of Oxford, is a member of the state Court of

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‘Unity in Christmas’ Maben parade theme

Santa waits for the kids at City Hall before the parade.

By Terry Harpole

The theme “Unity in Christmas” proved to be the right one for the Maben Christmas Parade, which was Dec. 11.

The parade had the help and participation of Maben’s mayor, town board and businesses.

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Hope Outdoors deer hunt this weekend


By Gwen Sisson

It was one of those moments when he knew he was called to be in ministry with the Hope Outdoors organization.

In 2010, Stephen “Opie” Thomas of Tupelo had a family call to set up a deer … Read more