Monthly Archives: December 2012

Patriots Sweet Potato Bowl champions

From Press Reports The Eupora Patriots 11- and 12-year-old team won the first-place trophy in the Sweet Potato Bowl in Vardaman on Nov. 3. The team played three playoff games, winning against Calhoun City, Lafayette and in the final round…

] Coach and player to represent Webster County

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times After acquiring the MHSAA Class 2A North Half title, taking a trip to Jackson for the third time in school history and earning their best high school football record, the Eupora Eagles have a…

Christmas Parade entertains large crowd in Eupora

From Staff Reports A large crowd turned out to view the 2012 Eupora Christmas Parade, “Let Freedom Ring with the Bells of Christmas,” on Dec. 1. The parade featured 30 entries and the bands from Eupora, East Webster (“The Pride”)…

Christmas arrives in Maben with parade

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — The Maben Christmas Parade rumbled and roared up Second Avenue the night of Dec. 6 with the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department leading the way. Headlights flashed from side to side and sirens…

Mathiston Christmas Parade huge success

By Betty Jeffcoats, President Civic League of Mathiston MATHISTON — The town of Mathiston had its annual Christmas parade Saturday night and it was a huge success. We had 60-plus entries and had the biggest turnout that we’ve ever had.…

Pride of Eupora concludes marching season

From School Reports The Pride of Eupora concluded its marching season on Dec. 1 with the annual Eupora Christmas Market & Parade and Band Booster Draw Down. There was one lucky winner of the Draw Down this year – LaDonna…

MSHAA division 2A to see changes in 2013

By Ruthie Robison The Webster-Progress Times The Eupora Eagles and East Webster Wolverines will see new division opponents in the upcoming 2013 season. The Mississippi High School Activities Association released the new regions for 2013-15 on Friday, Nov. 30. Although…

Basketball underway for local teams

Eupora Eagles On Friday, Dec. 7, the Eupora Eagle boys and girls basketball squads travel to Kosciusko to play the Whippets. The Eagles spit the matches with the girls claiming a 44-33 win over the Lady Whippets while the boys…

W. Oktibbeha honored with football recognition

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times Although the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves’s season did not turn out as anticipated, several Timberwolves earned postseason honors to commemorate their outstanding 2012 MHSAA football season. With the end of the Mississippi High School Activities…

EFUMC hosts Methodist Cluster songfest

By Terry Harpole Various churches were represented at the Nov. 4. songfest at Eupora First United Methodist Church. The Webster Methodist Cluster meets monthly at one of the different churches as host. Each November the entire cluster meets at a…