News

Settlement conference set in courthouse case

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A settlement conference is set for next week in the court case involving the Webster County Courthouse insurance settlement claim.

The conference is scheduled for 9 a.m. Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Allan Alexander … Read more

Autopsy results pending in Edwards’ death

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By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Officials are awaiting autopsy results on a missing Eupora man whose body was located Sunday in the Center community.

Sheriff Tim Mitchell said the body of Robert Lloyd Edwards, 77, was found Sunday afternoon … Read more

Downtown cleanup

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Bill Baker loads a dump truck with debris from the Classy Closet/Maryetta’s/M&O Couture building in downtown Eupora on North Dunn. They were gutted during an accidental fire on July 5. Baker and some helpers were cleaning up the … Read more

Supervisors discuss need for fire trucks

By Daniel Brunty
Webster Progress Times

The Webster County Board of Supervisors discussed the purchase of fire trucks and other topics during its regular meeting Oct. 6.

Supervisors discussed with Webster County EMA Director Barry Rushing the need for new … Read more

Mixon named NMMC-Eupora associate administrator

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From NMMC-Eupora

Robin Mixon has been named associate administrator at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora.

“It is both a privilege and an honor to be able to serve the community and the organization in this capacity,” Mixon said.… Read more

Story hour all about apples

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By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

On Oct. 3 at the Maben Public Library our story was all about apples.

The name of our book was “The Apple Pie Tree.” It showed the apple tree during the different seasons … Read more

Young member speaks at Maben UMC

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Harpole Perkins

By Terry Harpole

“Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old he will never depart from it (Proverbs 22:6).”

“It takes a village to raise a child.” — from the 1996 book “It … Read more

EWES book fair

East Webster Elementary kicked off its annual book fair with a visit from the book fair princess. The students enjoyed  the princess as she visited the classrooms and promoted this year’s Scholastic Book Fair.… Read more