Monthly Archives: March 2013

Lady Wolverines open district play with Hamilton

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress-Times

The East Webster fast-pitch softball team will be carrying a three-
game winning streak into its home match-up with league foe Hamilton
on Thursday night.

The Lady Wolverines took an 8-3 win over South … Read more

Eupora Eagles move to 3-1 in district play

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress-Times

Brad Mitchell was extremely pleased with the way his Eupora Eagles
fought to take a 5-2 district win over visiting Ackerman High School
on Tuesday night.

“Everything is just a blur right now,” Mitchell … Read more

EW baseball banquet features Terry Thompson

From School Reports

The East Webster baseball team held its sixth annual First Pitch
Banquet on Feb. 22.

The speaker for this year’s banquet was Terry Thompson, veteran
baseball coach at East Mississippi Community College and Mississippi
Delta Community College.… Read more

Hospital provides safe boating tips

By Todd Shettles
NMMC-Eupora

Keep the fun on the water coming – whether it’s fishing boat, a canoe
or a personal watercraft that “floats your boat.”

Operator inexperience, inattention, recklessness and speeding are the
four leading causes of tragic watercraft … Read more

Garden Club observes Arbor Day

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

MABEN — The Maben Home and Garden Club recognized the state of
Mississippi’s Arbor Day Celebration by donating and planting the
state tree, a magnolia, on the campus of West Oktibbeha County High
School.… Read more

EES receives ExxonMobil Grant

From School Reports

Eupora Elementary School is the recipient of a 2012 Educational
Alliance Math & Science Grant.

The $500 grant was proudly awarded to EES by local service station
Walthall Quick Stop and ExxonMobil Fuels Marketing Co. Grant funds… Read more

NMMC-Eupora receives convalescent unit

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora has received a 2006
convalescent unit from NMMC-Tupelo’s ambulance service.

“This unit is in excellent condition with low mileage and will be
used by our long-term care unit for transportation of our residents,”… Read more

School Board members recognized

From Press Reports

Gov. Phil Bryant proclaimed the week of Feb. 17-23 as School Board
Members Recognition Week in Mississippi.
Members of the Webster County School Board are Bobby McMullen
(president),
Nancy Davis, Scott Hollenhead, Jimmy Hood and Keith Hudspeth.… Read more

French Camp’s eye on the heavens

By Sylvia Dickson

Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium is a ministry of French Camp
Academy and has touched the lives of thousands of people throughout
the world. It all began with the donation of a telescope and small
building in 1985 … Read more

‘Easter Eggs Everywhere’ at Maben Library

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

MABEN — It was beautiful day in the neighborhood and a beautiful day
for a crowd of kids to come to the regular Friday morning story hour
at the Maben Public Library on March … Read more