Month: January 2014

Eupora boys, girls split pair of non-division games

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   The Eupora High School boys and girls basketball teams have one more non-division match-up ahead of them before they return to region play on Tuesday, Jan. 28 when they pay a visit to…

Woo receives MTA Local Coordinator award

From Press Reports   Dawn Woo was selected to receive the Mississippi Tennis Association 2013 Junior Local League Coordinator of the Year award. This award is presented to a local coordinator who shows program growth, outstanding organizational skills and implements…

Application deadline for CSP extended

From Press Reports   The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is extending the Conservation Stewardship Program application period for new enrollments for federal fiscal year 2014. Producers interested in participating in the program can submit applications to…

Jail Docket

Jan. 14 Michael S. Cole, DOB 09-08-87, WM; Eupora 3: contempt of court. Terry F. Hurst, DOB 04-02-68, WM; SO3: domestic violence/simple assault. Carol S. Chandler, DOB 02-02-47, WF; SO9: simple assault. April Hurst, DOB 12-27-74, WF; SO9: domestic violence/simple…

Holmes Bulldogs snap three-game losing streak

From school reports   The Holmes Community College Bulldogs broke a three-game losing streak here Monday afternoon with an impressive 80-66 win over Baton Rouge Community College, who had defeated the Bulldogs earlier in the season. With the win, the…

Books Bygone: Washday and books of great thinkers

By Marica Bernstein   My library contains a lot of old books by Great Thinkers addressing life’s most profound questions. What does it mean to flourish as a human being? How can we believe in a benevolent God in the…

‘The Hat’ 1st storytime of year

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library   On Jan. 8, children gathered for the first storytime in 2014. Despite the frigid weather all arrived eager to hear Ms. Nicole read “ The Hat” by Jan Brett, a story about…

‘Gingerbread Baby’ read at Story Hour

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT   The Maben Public Library kicked off the year with the reading of “The Gingerbread Baby” and the creation of a gingerbread house complete with edible decorations and a stuffed gingerbread baby during Story…

The Nelons in concert

The world-famous Nelons of Dallas, Ga., will be in concert at First Baptist Church of Eupora at 6 p.m. Saturday. Their numerable awards and accolades include three Grammy nominations and six Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. A love offering will…

Church destroyed by fire

By Amanda McBride Louisville Publishing   Crossroads Baptist Church of Mathiston was destroyed after an early-morning fire on Jan. 7. The church is located in northern Choctaw County at 580 Crossroads Church Road. The Mathiston Fire Department responded to the…