Month: May 2012

Calendar of Events

EWHS groundbreaking Groundbreaking for the new East Webster High School building at Cumberland will be May 18. The ceremony will be at 2 p.m. Art in the Garden Tickets are now available for tours of area gardens when the Starkville … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: May 20, 1937 Need for Hogs in County According to R.T. Hobson, county agent, the recent survey made in this territory showed a total of 2,025 hogs on the 757 farms surveyed. This would place the total … Read more

Maben Farmers’ Market gearing up for season

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

The Maben Farmers’ Market featured fresh fruit and vegetables brought by William Shaw on Saturday. Shaw promises to be in Maben every week with a good supply of beautiful produce. A new vendor … Read more

The Maben Memorial Garden memorial June 3

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — The sixth annual memorial for Maben Memorial Garden will be June 3 at 10:30 a.m. at Maben United Methodist Church. This cemetery is not a church cemetery, but a public cemetery, and until six years … Read more

EHS student seeks national office

From Press Reports

Brad Blaylock, elected as Mississippi’s state Beta president at the senior Beta convention in Tupelo in February, will seek the office of national president in June. Brad is the son of Lyn and Stan Blaylock, and grandson … Read more

2012 Graduating Seriors

5 p.m. May 18
Wofford Field
East Webster
7 p.m. May 18
Football Field
West Oktibbeha
11 a.m. May 19

2012 Graduating Seniors

East Webster High School

Lauren Allen
Lauren Allen is the daughter of
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Belinda Stewart Architects honored as innovator

From Press Reports

The Mississippi Technology Alliance and the Appalachian Regional Commission have recognized Belinda Stewart of Belinda Stewart Architects, PA in Eupora as an innovator in the Golden Triangle region. The Golden Triangle Regional Innovation Cluster, held April 19 … Read more

Community Center sidewalk work continues

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Sidewalks in front of the Eupora Community Center are being replaced as part of a project that began last year. All of the old sidewalks in front of the building and city police station … Read more

Schools to see principal changes

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Both of Eupora’s schools will have new principals for 2012-13, but one is yet to be hired. The Webster County School Board took action regarding those changes at its May 1 meeting, according to … Read more

Teenager’s death ruled accidental

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Authorities say the death of a Montgomery County teen-ager who fell out of a moving vehicle onto a Webster County road was accidental. Dillan Bryce Whitman, 17, of Kilmichael died following the April 28 … Read more