Monthly Archives: 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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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).”…