Monthly Archives: September 2013

Farmers come out to Maben Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market   A variety of fresh produce was available at the Maben Farmers’ Market on Saturday. Annie Harris arrived from Pheba with fresh yellow squash, okra and peppers from her garden. Shane Davis of…

Lady Eagles look to keep up winning ways

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   Fresh off three straight victories, the Eupora High School slow-pitch softball team is set to host Vardaman today (Thursday), before entertaining Calhoun City in a district match-up on Tuesday. The Lady Eagles defeated…

City pursuing land swap deal

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   City leaders have taken steps toward a possible land exchange at Gary Park and Whites Creek Lake. The Eupora Board of Aldermen, on Sept. 3, authorized board attorney Jacqueline Meek to run a…

EWHS student killed in camper fire

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – Two teenagers have been seriously burned and a third has died following a Saturday morning fire in eastern Chickasaw County. Authorities said Tony Mark “Bubba” Raines, 16, died en route to Central…

Sports Briefs

Maben Lions host Punt, Pass and Kick contest The Maben Lions Club will host the National Football League Punt, Pass and Kick Competition at 11 a.m. Sept. 28 at the football field at West Oktibbeha County High School in Maben.…

Obituaries

Bobby C. Bingham Aug. 21, 2013 Services for Bobby Cornelius Bingham, 35, of Eupora were Aug. 31, 2013 at Mt. Union Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Jean Bingham officiating. Burial was in Churchill Cemetery. He was born July 30,…

Rotary honors EHS’s Brister

From Staff Reports   The Eupora Rotary Club honored Mary Kathryn Brister as Student of the Month on Sept. 3. The Eupora High School senior is president of the Student Council. She served as reporter, secretary and vice president of…

‘Ghostly’ author speaking in Ackerman

By Jan Ballard MSU Extension Service   Area residents may meet Mississippi author Merle Temple and discuss his new book, “A Ghostly Shade of Pale,” at 10 a.m. Oct. 1 at the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman. Sponsored by the…

Calendar of Events

Quick Bites These Quick Bite programs are being held at the Webster County Extension Office from noon-1 pm. Bring your lunch and join us. Please call 258-3971 to register for each. Sept. 12, Composting for Your Home & Garden, Dr.…

School enrollment shows steady increase

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress Times The Webster County School District is steadily showing signs of improvement on all fronts as it reports an increase in school enrollment for the third school year. The school district as a whole…