Monthly Archives: October 2012

‘Pride of Eupora’ earns Superior ratings

By Amy Rollins For the WPT

The Pride of Eupora Marching Band competed in the Mississippi High School Activities Association State Marching Festival in Grenada on Saturday.

This competition serves as a qualifying event for the MHSAA State Marching Competition. … Read more

County, city contract with CodeRED

From Press Reports

Webster County and the city of Eupora have contracted with Emergency Communications Network LLC to license its CodeRED high-speed notification solution.

The CodeRED system provides officials the ability to quickly deliver messages to targeted areas or the … Read more

Officials probe 2 area fires

From Press, Staff Reports

Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said he has reported two area structure fires to the state fire marshal’s office because he believes they may have originated as a result of arson.

The Mathiston and … Read more

Obituaries

Charles Loran Holloway Oct. 12, 2012 Services for Charles Loran Holloway, 73, of Eupora were Oct. 15, 2012, at Wise Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Rev. Willy Weddle officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery in Slate Springs.… Read more

Farmers

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — The Maben Farmers’ Market is alive and well on Saturdays from 8 until 11 a.m.

The Maben Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Farmers’ Market is the scene of sales from area vendors and … Read more

Library Friends learn about hummingbirds

By Fran Smith, Librarian Webster County Public Library

On Oct. 8, Friends of the Webster County Public Library had as guest speakers Dianne Patterson of Columbus and Margaret Copeland of Starkville, both with the Oktibbeha Audubon Society.

As representatives of … Read more

‘Super Spiders’ invade Story Hour

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — With fall in the air, it was appropriate that the Maben Public Library Story Hour topic would be spiders. Friday, Ms. Mary chose “Super Spiders” to read; this is a Scholastic Science … Read more

Truck show a time to shine

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MATHISTON — The Ninth Annual Swine and Shine Truck Show was kicked off with a beautiful day for a shiny truck show and a delicious swine tasting on Sept. 29.

Curtis and Paula Johnson … Read more

EES rewards students for test scores

From School Reports

Eupora Elementary School students scoring Advanced in both areas of Language and Math on the MCT2 test in the spring of 2012 were treated to a bowling reward party at Bulldog Lanes in Starkville on Sept. 28.… Read more

Calendar of Events

Karoake Night The Gore Springs Community Center will have Karaoke Night the third Friday of each month, beginning Oct. 19 from 6-10 p.m. Admission is $5. Concessions will be available.

Gospel singing A gospel singing will be at 6 p.m. … Read more