Monthly Archives: May 2013

Firemen’s night out

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A countywide firefighters meeting was May 7 at the Garan parking lot in Eupora. Presenters shared information about various types of firefighting equipment, such as nozzles, foam systems, extrication equipment and turnouts.

6th grades moving to high schools

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Eupora Elementary School students tour Eupora High School in preparation for moving to a new campus next school year.

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Webster County Schools’ sixth-grade classes are moving from elementary to high school campuses mainly to better implement a new system of student assessment, according to Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar. He confirmed that…

Maben veterans take part in Honor Flight

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Carpenter and Bishop visit the World War II Memorial in Washington.

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT   “If God had really intended men to fly, he’d have made it easier to get to the airport.”— George Winters On April 23, one World War II veteran from Maben, one Vietnam War…

Maben Farmers’ Market growing

Harris displays her beautiful pound cake.

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market   Saturday at the Maben Farmers’ Market the weather was perfect and the atmosphere was friendly. A brand-new vender, Rubie Harris of Mathiston, sold cupcakes, pound cakes and homemade jellies. She promised to…

Player in All-Star game has Mathiston ties

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By Terry Harpole For the WPT   Fifty of some of the best high school baseball players played in Busch Stadium on June 14, and this was the first year for the Illinois-Missouri All-Star Baseball Game to be played under…

Sports notebook

Ole Miss Rebs travel to N.C. St. for NCAA Regional The Ole Miss Rebels (37-22) learned their postseason fate on Monday morning and will travel to North Carolina State for an NCAA Regional, where the Rebels will open up post-season…

MSU set to host NCAA Regional this weekend

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times   STARKVILLE — Beginning on Friday, Mississippi State University will be hosting an NCAA Regional Baseball Tournament for the 12th time in school history. Joining top-seeded MSU in the four-team tourney set for Dudy…

East Webster’s Davis held MCC at nationals

From school reports   Meridian Community College women’s tennis team had their best finish as a Division I team earlier this month at the NJCAA women’s national tennis tournament in Tucson, Arizona. Meridian’s women turned in an outstanding performance in…

East Webster’s McKee to play in all-star game

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress Times   A East Webster senior will be representing the Wolverines once again on Saturday in the D.M. Howie MHSAA All-Star Baseball game set for Smith-Wills Stadium. Cody McKee of EWHS will take part…

Obituaries

Anthony Lusk May 18, 2013 Graveside services for Anthony Lane Lusk, 67, were May 25, 2013, at Milligan Springs Cemetery in Stewart with the Rev. Don Parish officiating. He was born to the late Emmet Lusk and Laura Lewis in…