Monthly Archives: December 2013

EWHS cheerleaders win state championship

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From School Reports   East Webster High School cheerleaders competed in the MHSAA State Cheerleading Competition on Dec. 14. They competed in Small Non-tumbling Division I against 11 other teams. The girls performed well and brought home another state championship…

‘Asleep in the Stable’ at story hour

Mia Huffman, Kayla and Khloei Earley, Ms. Mary and Kali Huffman

By Library Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library   Dec. 20 was our Christmas party at the Maben Public Library during story hour. We had a small crowd but lots of messy fun was had by all. Our story was “Asleep…

Local named interim MSU police chief

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From Press, Staff Reports   A Webster County native has been named interim head of the Mississippi State University Police Department. “The MSU Police Department is being led by Interim Chief Kenneth Spencer and that leadership will continue as the…

ExxonMobil grant

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Eupora Elementary was the recent recipient of a $500 ExxonMobil Education Alliance Grant. EES was nominated by Johnson Oil Co. in Ackerman. Jo Johnson, representing Johnson Oil, presents the check to Trey Rolison, EES principal.

East Webster High School dance team wins state

The EWHS Dance Team displays it state championship banner.

From School Reports   On Dec.13, the East Webster dance team traveled to Jackson to compete in the MHSAA Dance State Championships. The dance team competed in Small Varsity Pom Division I. The 12 schools in its division ranged from…

Scouts, leaders enjoy service project

From Cub Scouts Pack 30   Local Scouts and leaders of Pack 30 have come together to do a little service within the community. Twenty-one Scouts and five leaders put together 72 fruit bags and passed them out at the…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Dec. 29, 1938 Maben Cheese Plant Opens Jan. 3 Formal opening of the Vick Cheese Co. plant here will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 3 with a public inspection of…

Obituaries

Linda Loniece Fulgham Cohen Dec. 21, 2013 Graveside services for Linda Loniece Fulgham Cohen, 73, of Social Circle, Ga., were Dec. 23, 2013, at Double Springs Baptist Church. She was born in Oktibbeha County to the late Preston Franklin and…

Miss Magnolia Pageant

The Miss Magnolia Pageant was held Nov. 23 at East Webster High School. These are the winners from each category:   Magnolia Beauties: Grace Jones, Karlie Mitchell and Isabel Baxter; Little Miss Magnolia: Kinsley Reed; Miss Photogenic: Mattie Adams; Magnolia…