Month: October 2012

New fall schedule for Maben Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — The Maben Farmers’ Market begins a new schedule for fall starting Saturday and continuing until Nov. 17, the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

The new time to start selling will be 8 a.m. … Read more


Laura Harpole Bishop Sept. 24, 2012 Services for Laura Harpole Bishop, 91, were Sept. 27, 2012, at Double Springs Methodist Church with the Rev. Bill Smith officiating.

She was born Nov. 18, 1920, to the late Edna Douglas and Squire … Read more

Rocking cat inspires Storytime

By Fran Smith, Librarian Webster County Public Library

“Rocking in My School Shoes,” a book about Pete the Cat, was the inspiration for Storytime at Webster County Public Library on Sept. 26.

This new book tells about Pete the Cat … Read more

Eupora Eagles take district win

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Eagles jump-started Class 2A, Region 2, District 4 play with a bang. The Eagles hit the road to Carrollton last Friday night to square off with the J.Z. George Jaguars and came … Read more

East Webster ready for J.Z. George after tough AHS loss

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

The East Webster Wolverines lost a 6-0 heartbreaker in their first Class 2A, Region 2, District 4 game this season against neighboring county rival the Ackerman Indians.

“It was a tough loss but the … Read more

EES hosts Living Reptile Museum

From School Reports

Eupora Elementary School hosted the annual Living Reptile Museum to grades K-6 on Sept. 2.

The Living Reptile Museum is presented by Terry Vandeventer, an expert in the field of herpetology. The museum presents positive and factual … Read more

Justice Court clerk Rotary speaker

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Justice Court Clerk Janice Brunty was guest speaker at the Sept. 25 meeting of the Eupora Rotary Club.

She explained that Webster County Justice Court usually handles misdemeanor cases, such as traffic tickets, first- … Read more

Tiger Scouts visit newspaper office

Press Reports

Tiger Scouts from the local Webster County Cub Scouts toured The Webster Progress-Times on Sept. 25.

These scouts learned about many processes in the publishing of this newspaper. News Editor Russell Hood took time to talk with the … Read more

JOY Club learns about Old Greensboro

Liz Cummings entertained the crowd with a little history of Old Greensboro at the Sept. 25 JOY Club meeting at First Baptist Church in Eupora.

Cummings shared from her great-grandfather’s journal that detailed his observations of the town, the famous … Read more

Home, Garden Club reconvenes after hiatus

For the WPT

MABEN — After a three month hiatus from club meetings, members were anxious to reconvene the civic and social affairs of the 50-year-old organization called the Maben Home and Garden Club.

So on Sept. 18, the ladies … Read more