Month: 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…

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!”…

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 committee…

Flag for new school

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…

Fallen officer remembered for service

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…

Pink Power

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…

Canadian bicyclist pays Maben visit

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 bicyclist…

’10 Timid Ghosts’ haunt storytime

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…

Hunger knows no season

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…

‘Pride of Eupora’ earns Superior ratings

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…