Monthly Archives: October 2013

Scouting fun

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Cub Scouts Pack 30 of Eupora/Mathiston area spend some time at Mathiston Park. They enjoyed their time spent there by participating in a service project and helping pick up trash. Then they had an awards program, played games and just … Read more

EHS Homecoming Court

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Eupora High School will have Homecoming festivities at 6 p.m. Friday on Wofford Field before the Eagles’ football game against Bruce. The theme is “Timeless Tradition.” Friday’s Homecoming parade at 10 a.m. will feature the Homecoming maids on floats … Read more

Writing prompt winners

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East Webster High School fall writing prompt winners are Peyton Flora, Cayden Coble, Kami Fason, Cooper Stidham and Hallie Walls.

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Fire donations

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Woodmen of the World donated a new flag to the Mathiston Fire Department on Oct. 4. Woodmen Lodge 94 in Eupora donated the flagpole and the fire station’s first flag. The lodge also donated funds that enabled the department to … Read more

NWCC names field for Miles

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From Press & Staff Reports

 

Former Northwest Mississippi Community College baseball coach Jim Miles was honored during the college’s homecoming activities on Oct. 5 at the Senatobia campus.

He and his wife, Mathiston native Marguerite Williams Miles, live in … Read more

New coach

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Katie McDonald presented the program to the Eupora Rotary Club on Oct. 8. She is the new girls basketball coach at Eupora High School and assistant softball coach. The Atlanta native grew up in Grenada and has a master’s in … Read more

Dean named Student of the Month

Autumn Dean is recognized and presented a plaque by EWES Principal Jim Ray as the Webster County School District’s Student of the Month. With Autumn are her parents, grandmother and sister, Meagan, along with Superintendent Jack Treloar, and School Board members Scott Hollenhead, Bobby McMullen, Nancy Davis, Jimmy Hood and Keith Hudspeth.

From School Reports

 

Autumn Dean was awarded Webster County School District’s Student of the Month at the October School Board meeting.

She is the daughter of Mark and Janet Dean, and the granddaughter of Nelson and Melonie Dean and … Read more

Maben High School Reunion held

50th anniversary: John Byars, Howard Fulgham, Sandra Middleton, Donald O’Brian, Lynda Dorman, Larry Oswalt and Calvin Adams

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

It was beautiful fall day for the 30th reunion of the Maben High School classes 1942-70 at West Oktibbeha County High School, formerly known as Maben High School, on Oct. 5.

After a … Read more

Lions Club PPK contest winners announced

NFL Punt, Pass and Kick contest first- through third-place winners (standing) Aryanna Hunter of Louisville, Cooper Reed of Mantee, Nick Martin of EWES, Raven Cherry of WOCES, Jensen Reed of Mantee, Caziah Cooper of Starkville, Leis Parish of Mantee, Andrew Fesmire of WOCES, (kneeling) Cade Morrow of EWES, Makyah Robinson of WOCES, Jada Booker of WOCES, Carson J. Norwood of EWES, Kaleb Parish of Mantee, Matthew Maddox of EWES and Brody Hogue of EWES.

For the WPT

 

The Maben Lions Club hosted the eighth annual NFL Punt, Pass and Kick contest on Sept. 28 at 11 a.m. at the West Oktibbeha County High School football field.

Twenty-one youngsters from the ages of 8 … Read more

EFD’s Gary promoted to captain

Newly promoted Operations Capt. Reagan Gary

By the Eupora

Fire Department

 

Firefighter Reagan Gary has been appointed the new operations captain for the Eupora Fire Department.

Capt. Gary is a lifelong resident of Eupora and son of former EFD Chief and current Eupora Alderman-at-Large Gerald … Read more