Month: September 2013

Story hour about ‘house with a star’

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT   MABEN — As fall approaches, leaves are turning colors, fruits are gathered in along with the pumpkins, squash, potatoes and gourds. On Sept. 20, Ms. Mary chose to read to the children the…

Playground remembers past, celebrates future

For The WPT   The children of Eupora First United Methodist Church have another reason to celebrate with the renovation to their playground space. Last November at the annual All Saint Celebration, the Rev. Trey Harper announced a plan to…

Decrease cholesterol for better health and a happy heart

By Stephanie McIlwain NMMC-Eupora   If you are concerned that your cholesterol is high, blood tests can be obtained that will determine whether or not you should be concerned. You will need to ask your primary care physician to obtain…

MHGC reconvenes after summer break

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT   MABEN — “A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be.” ~Douglas Pagels The Gala Ladies of the Maben Home and Garden…

Wolverines looking to stay sharp headed into Region 4-2A schedule

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   Doug Wilson says Friday night’s road trip to J.Z. George is a little more than just another non-division game for his East Webster Wolverines. “They will be the fastest team we have played…

Sports briefs

Punt, Pass and Kick Contest to be Sept. 28 The Maben Lions Club will sponsor the eighth annual NFL Punt Pass and Kick Contest at 11 a.m. on Sept. 28 at the football field in Maben of West Oktibbeha High…

Obituaries

Frances Gammill Bradberry Sept. 16, 2013 Services for Frances Gammill Bradberry, 84, of Eupora were Sept. 20, 2013, at Antioch Methodist Church near Ackerman. Burial was in the church cemetery. She was born March 24, 1929, in Choctaw County. Mrs.…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Sept. 29, 1938 Webster Peach Tree Adds to Pandemonium The Book of Revelations is the most popular part of the Bible today. With war and rumors of war threatening the…

After unexpected week off, Eupora set to return to action

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   As the rains began pounding the area on Friday, Eupora High School head football coach Junior Graham was mighty pleased that he had already taken care of one of the two open dates…

911 calls

Sept. 16 8:23 a.m., complaint, Old Hwy. 15; Webster SO responds. 1:01 p.m., medical, Meadowlane Street; EMS responds. 11:41 p.m., medical, Old Hwy. 15; Maben FD, EMS respond. Sept. 17 1:22 a.m., suspicious activity, Cox Road; WSO responds. 5:19 a.m.,…