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The Civil War – USS Mississippi and its mark in history

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

The first naval vessel to be named “Mississippi” was the USS
Mississippi, whose hull was laid in 1839 at the Philadelphia Navy
Yard, and built under the personal supervision of Commodore Matthew
Perry. She was commissioned … Read more

Why I support Relay for Life

By Wendy Cook
Accounting Chairman
Webster County Relay for Life

When my husband retired, we fulfilled his dream of moving back to his
hometown of Eupora. We live here now, among friends and neighbors,
and count our blessings when we … Read more

Board approves student transfer

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board approved a student transfer at a
previous meeting.

Its Feb. 11 meeting minutes reflect that Superintendent of Education
Jack Treloar presented a request from Angela Sinko for her daughter,
Madalyn Sinko, to … Read more

EES dedicates Jones-Foard Wing

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The main wing of Eupora Elementary School was dedicated last week in
memory of the late O.D. Jones and Wiley Mae Foard.

The memory and dedication ceremony for the Jones-Foard Wing was Feb.
28 … Read more

Drug Court completes statewide system

From Press Reports

The creation of a drug court for the Fifth Circuit Court District
completes statewide coverage of drug courts in Mississippi. All 22
Circuit Court districts now operate drug courts.

Circuit judges Joseph Loper of Ackerman and Clarence … Read more

Traffic stop leads to meth arrests

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Two local men face charges after the discovery of drugs and a working
meth lab during a traffic stop.

Webster County Sheriff Tim Mitchell said after receiving a report of
a suspicious vehicle on … Read more

Profile 2013 submissions requested

The Progress-Times will publish its annual Profile edition on March
28. The theme of this tribute to our community is “Inspire Tomorrow.”

We invite anyone interested to submit information, features or photos
about their civic club, church, non-profit organization, community … Read more

EWH grad Shenanigan’s Parade ‘colleen’ 2013

From Press Reports

Kristin Young of Gulfport, a graduate of East Webster High School,
has been elected as the 2013 Shenanigan’s Parade and events “colleen.”

Sponsored by the Mississippi Gulf Coast chapter of Quota
International, Shenanigan’s is a family-oriented parade … Read more

Calendar of Events

Gospel singing
A gospel music jubilee will be at 6 p.m. March 9 at the Gore Springs
Community Center. Admission is $5.
Featured groups will be the Trailsmen, the Tracemen, Redeemed and
Chosen Road.

Friends of
the Library
The regular … Read more

1st Pitch Banquet huge success

From Press Reports

In August, the Eupora High School Baseball Boosters assembled to make
plans for the baseball program for the upcoming school year. At this
meeting the boosters were introduced to new Head Coach Brad Mitchell.

As a result … Read more