Monthly Archives: July 2012

Webster County contestant aims for Miss Hospitality title

From Staff Reports Mississippi Miss Hospitality Pageant week is under way and Karlee Stewart is now in Hattiesburg representing Webster County. Pre-pageant events began Sunday, and pageant nights are Friday and Saturday at the Saenger Theater. Stewart, who was selected…

Board approves school district 2012-13 budget

From Staff Reports The Webster County School Board approved a new budget, adopted a sex education policy, and handled personnel matters and other business at previous meetings. No action was taken June 12 after the board voted to go into…

City board discusses personnel

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora Board of Aldermen took no related action following an executive session at a special called meeting on July 16. Mayor Tommy Lott and the five aldermen spent one hour and 15 minutes…

Multicounty alliance talks continue

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A possible regional economic development organization now includes Montgomery County, in addition to Webster and Choctaw counties. Oktibbeha County was included in initial discussions about the possibility of forming an alliance with Webster and…

Memorial bench honors Mike Rogers

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times MATHISTON — Family and friends dedicated a bench in memory of the late Mike Rogers on July 17 at the town park here behind the Mathiston Public Library. Rogers, 49, was killed after a…

Obituaries

Ricky Cameron July 18, 2012 A memorial service will be held later for Ricky Cameron, 58, of Eupora. He was born March 19, 1954, in Natchez. Mr. Cameron was a retired welder and members of Souls Haven Church. He died…

EES sets new student pre- registration

From School Reports Pre-registration for all new students in grades 1-6 and any new kindergarten students (who have not already pre-registered) will be Aug. 3 at the Eupora Elementary School office from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (This is only…

NMMC offers arthritis treatment options

From Press Reports Anyone can have arthritis. Both genders of children, young adults, middle-aged or the elderly can suffer from arthritis. Contrary to what you may believe, arthritis is not induced by a cold, wet climate. The type of climate…

Church News

Mt. Union M.B. A prayer breakfast will be at 8:30 a.m. July 28 at Mt. Union M.B. Church. Evangelist Zelma Taylor from St. Paul M.B. Church of Starkville will be the speaker. Contact any of the members of the adult…

WCSD expands lunch choices

As part of a nationwide effort to improve student health, Webster County School District will expand the menu selections at the elementary, middle and high schools in the school lunch programs. The updated school lunches will offer students and staff…