Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago:
Nov. 24, 1938
Phillips’ Sale Draws Bug Crowds Shoppers
Eupora’s splendid new department store, the J.R. Phillips Co., inaugurated a “Colossal Winter Sale” last Friday and large crowds of shoppers … Read more
By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress-Times
Sometimes you don’t get quite what you expect and it still turns out good.
That’s exactly what happened for the Eupora High School Eagles last Friday night, as they rushed for 362 yards … Read more
Pictures with Santa
The Mathiston Civic League will host “Pictures with Santa” from 1-3 p.m. Nov. 23.
Pictures will be made at the Mathiston Public Library and the cost is $5 per printed picture. Also, children are asked to bring … Read more
Eupora saw a 6 percent or $32,369 decrease in sales tax collections during September.
The city reported $32,369 in sales tax for September, up from the $34,566 for the same month in 2012. Since the state fiscal year began July … Read more
From Press Reports
Residents of Webster County will host a vigil locally as part of a global campaign to raise awareness about lung cancer and reduce the stigma associated with the disease.
On Nov. 24 Webster County will join … Read more
From Press Reports
A Mississippi State student team holds top honors in a national design and construction challenge, thanks to the collaboration of two university colleges.
Senior civil engineering majors in the Bagley College of Engineering, with guidance from … Read more
Cmdr. Freddie Pate of Joe H. Morehead VFW Post 3806 salutes as local veterans place flags in tribute to all Webster County veterans who paid the ultimate sacrifice. Post 3806 and Ladies Auxiliary conducted Monday’s Veterans Day tribute at the … Read more
From Church Reports
First Baptist Church of Eupora held its Operation Christmas Child Packing Party Sunday night in preparation for National Collection Week Nov. 18-24.
Participants prepared 300 boxes that night. After all of the boxes were packed, the … Read more
Webster Elementary School Red Ribbon Week poster contest winners are kindergarten, Hunter Stewart; 1st grade, Cooper Stidham; 2nd grade, Kouper Shook; 3rd grade, Abby Williams; 4th grade, Emma Andrews; and 5th grade, Lindsey Blakeley.
… Read more
By Jane Collins, Secretary
Maben Lions Club
First-place winners in the Maben Lions Club NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition on Sept. 28 were Jada Booker, 8-9 girls; Carson Norwood, 8-9 boys; Kaleb Parish, 10-11 boys; Raven Cherry, 10-11 … Read more