Month: March 2013

East Webster baseball off to hot start

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress-Times

Ernie Banks doesn’t have anything on East Webster head baseball coach
West Johnson.

Banks, the Chicago Cubs Hall-of-Famer, was famous for saying “let’s
play two” when it came to his love of baseball. Johnson … Read more

Eupora baseball picks up first win of season

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress-Times

After a tough stretch of games against strong competition in Florida
over spring break, the Eupora baseball team returned home on Monday
and celebrated with its first win of the season.

The Eagles used … Read more

Eupora Lady Eagles beginning to turn corner

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress-Times

After winning just one of its first six games, the Eupora High School
fast-pitch softball team seems to be headed in the right direction.

The Lady Eagles split four games in the annual Clarkdale … Read more

Rescue seeks dog foster homes

By Terry Harpole
For the WPT

MATHISTON — Roger Caras once said, “ Dogs are not our whole life, but
they make our lives whole.”

Many people agree with this quote, including three women from the
Starkville area who are … Read more

Fraternity, Wright receive honors at MSU

From Press Reports

The Alpha Omicron Alpha chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. at
Mississippi University for Women received top honors at its 99th
annual state conference in Vicksburg.
The fraternity received Superior Chapter of the Year. In addition,… Read more

EHS students attend math competition

From School Reports

On Feb. 28, a group of math students from Eupora High School attended
math competition at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus.

This event, held annually, hosts schools from all over the state.
This year, EHS math … Read more

Eupora high school History students showcase knowledge

From School Reports

Sophomores in Amy Roberson’s world history classes at Eupora High
School have been studying the growth of American and European
prosperity during the mid- to late 1800s to the early 1900s.

Students learned about the increase in … Read more

Kilpatrick among arts contest winners

From Press Reports

Mississippi State University art students swept the competition at a
statewide arts contest.

At the Mississippi Collegiate Arts Competition in February, 1,052
entries from 10 universities were submitted for judging. Only 188
pieces were selected by juror … Read more

Maben Library celebrates Dr. Seuss’ birthday

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

MABEN — “Theodor Seuss Geisel (March 2, 1904 – Sept. 24, 1991) was an
American writer, poet and cartoonist most widely known for his
children’s books written under the pen name Dr. Seuss (Wikipedia).”… Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
March 24, 1938
Levee Damaged by Heavy Rains
Heavy rains of the past few days seriously damaged that levee at the
American Legion Lake this week, and only by hard work by members of
the local post … Read more