Month: September 2012

Children learn about ‘Amazing Apples

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — It was another beautiful sunshiny day as the preschool children gathered with Ms. Mary at the Maben Public Library for the Story Hour this past Friday.

Ms. Mary chose to teach the … Read more

West Oktibbeha Timberwolves take down Nanih Waiya

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

The West Oktibbeha Timberwolves hosted the Nanih Waiya Warriors in Maben last Friday in their first round of division play this season.

The Warriors’ offense was silenced in the first half of the game … Read more

Hospice sponsoring seminar for ministers


In an effort to recruit hospice volunteer chaplains to serve in the Eupora and Mathiston areas, the North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice program is sponsoring “The Last Mile of the Way” seminar Sept. 27.

The seminar, which is … Read more

East Webster Wolverines shutout Walnut

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

The East Webster Wolverines hosted and shutout the Walnut Wildcats last Friday night, 35-0.

In the week before, the Wolverines suffered their first loss of the season against the Class 4A Caledonia Confederates, 27-10. … Read more

Maben Lions host Punt, Pass, Kick contest

From press reports

The Maben Lions Club will host the National Football League Punt, Pass and Kick Competition at 11 a.m. Sept. 29 at the football field at West Oktibbeha County High School in Maben.

Registration starts at 10 a.m. … Read more

Eupora Eagles fall to Calhoun City

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

Last Friday night, the Eupora Eagles were overpowered by the Calhoun City Wildcats receiving a 27-6 defeat at Wofford Field, which closed down the Eagles’ four game winning streak.

The Eagles have had a … Read more

Flea market participants needed in Ackerman

From Press Reports

ACKERMAN — With cooperation between Broken Wings in Ackerman and the Mississippi State University Extension Service, the Buy USA/Choctaw County committee is looking for local artists, crafters, growers and home businesses to begin a flea market in … Read more

Bowling students compete in tournament

From Press Reports

Four East Webster and Starkville bowling students participated in the 47th annual Mississippi State Youth Bowling Tournament at Paradise Lanes in Jackson in June.

They tied for first place in Team in the Major Division. Ashlee Davenport … Read more

Calendar of Events

Project Fit America at EES Students and teachers at Eupora Elementary School will officially kick off the Project Fit American program at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 21.

The PFA physical fitness equipment and curriculum is funded through a grant from the … Read more

Webster County School District child find effort ongoing

Special to the WPT

The Webster County School District is participating in an ongoing statewide effort to locate, identify and evaluate children age birth through 21 who are physically, mentally, communicatively, emotionally and /or severely/profound handicapped.

Early identification of children … Read more