Monthly Archives: November 2013

Four tough losses close out season for East Webster

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

East Webster’s season-ending loss to Eupora on Friday night was a tough one for the Wolverines, bringing to culmination a four-game stretch that saw a six-game winning streak turn into a series of … Read more

Storytime goes ‘Click, Clack, Boo!’

By Librarian Fran Smith

Webster County

Public Library

 

Children arrived dressed in their favorite Halloween costume for storytime at Webster County Public Library in Eupora on Oct. 30.

After a time of singing, Ms. Bonnie read “Click, Clack, Boo!” … Read more

Karaoke contest Saturday

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

Beginning at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, the Choctaw County Karaoke Committee will have its first-ever karaoke contest and concert.

This event is going to be held at Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman. The … Read more

Flag for new school

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Joe H. Morehead VFW Post 3806 and Ladies Auxiliary presents an American flag to East Webster School. EWHS began classes last week at its new academic facility in Cumberland. The school, following the April 2011 tornado that destroyed it, was … Read more

Fallen officer remembered for service

Eupora Police Chief Gregg Hunter (front l.) helps serve as a pallbearer at the funeral of fallen officer Keith Crenshaw, held Sunday afternoon at First Baptist Church of Eupora. The casket was covered in order to protect it from the misting rain. Police, fire and ambulance units from cities and counties throughout Mississippi and beyond led the estimated 7-mile long funeral procession to New Haven Cemetery in Choctaw County.

By Gwen Sisson

For the WPT

 

Sunday was a somber day, as law enforcement officers from around the state and areas in the Southeast joined Webster County in mourning the death of Officer Keith Crenshaw.

Members of the Patriot … Read more

Pink Power

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During the month of October the Eupora Head Start staff/children promoted “Pink Fridays,” and discussed healthy eating habits and fitness. On Oct. 18, the parents were invited to the center to participate in craft activities and a balloon launch. The … Read more

Canadian bicyclist pays Maben visit

Prelog before leaving Dew’s Place and Maben

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

“No act of kindness is ever wasted,” — Aesop, from “The Lion and The Mouse.”

Maybe these words will well fit some of the townspeople of Maben after the visit of a young … Read more

’10 Timid Ghosts’ haunt storytime

The children make ghost puppets and Halloween pictures.

By Librarian Fran Smith

Webster County

Public Library

 

Nine energetic children arrived at Webster County Library for storytime on Oct. 23.

Ms. Bonnie read “Ten Timid Ghosts,” a story about a witch who tries to scare ghosts out of … Read more

Hunger knows no season

Jessica Harrison, Paige Flemings, Cade Shurden and Miller Hancock proudly display the revolving trophy that was presented to East Webster High School for collecting the highest number of pounds of non-perishable food during the 2012 Hunger Knows No Season food

From Press Reports

 

Filling the local food pantry is especially hard during the holiday season. Food collected during the Hunger Knows No Season food drive period remains in Webster County by going to the local food bank.

In order … Read more

‘Pride of Eupora’ earns Superior ratings

Lenora Hughes (color guard captain); Sonmondra Quinn (senior); Erica Hawes (field commander); Daniel Brown (senior/percussion captain); Deondrae Watkins (senior); Chris Jackson (senior) and Javoris Draine (senior)

For the WPT

 

The Pride of Eupora Marching Band competed in the Mississippi High School Activities Association State Marching Festival for Region II in Grenada on Oct. 12.

This competition serves as a qualifying event for the MHSAA State … Read more