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…

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…

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.…

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…

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.…

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…

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,”…

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.…

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…