Month: April 2014

SHAPE field trip

These fifth- and sixth-grade Eupora SHAPE students recently went on a field trip to the U.S. Space Center in Huntsville, Ala., and Helen Keller’s birthplace in Tuscumbia, Ala. The students are (from left)

Library Easter egg hunt

Children at Webster County Public Library enjoyed an Easter egg hunt at the library on April 16 after Ms. Joyce had read “Easter Egg Hunt” by

Area schools named as Value Added Schools

From Press Reports Local schools from the Webster County School District were recognized at the statewide conference of the Program of Research and Evaluation of Public Schools for being named as a Value Added School. More than 1,000 Mississippi schools’…

Luminaria bags prepared for Relay for Life

For the WPT Members of Webster County’s Relay for Life Luminaria Committee have prepared luminaria bags that will line the walking track on May 16 at NMMC-Eupora Hospital walking track. For a donation of $10, a bag will be

Here comes Peter Cottontail

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT It was all about the Easter Bunny and Easter eggs at the story hour at the Maben Public Library on April 11. All the tiny tots were decked out in Easter colors, carrying Easter…

Yates addresses Library Friends

A large crowd was on hand to hear Dr. Joyce Yates address the April meeting of Friends of Webster County Library on April 14. Yates entertained the members in discussing her book “Heaven, Can I Go?”  She explained

Silkwood highlights big weekend for MSU softball

With a complete-game shutout Friday at No. 4 Tennessee and another strong start Sunday against the Lady Vols, freshman Alexis Silkwood has been named the Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week. It is the first such honor of Silkwood’s career…

EW prepping for strong playoff run

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times East Webster head baseball coach Wes Johnson knows that his Wolverines will face some strong pitching as they try to work themselves through the MHSAA Class 2A State Baseball Playoffs. That’s why his 17-9…

Calendar of events

Art in the Park Webster County Extension Service, the city of Eupora and the T. K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability invite the public to

Eupora set to open 2A playoffs on Thursday

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times The Eagles of Eupora High School took care of business last week by sweeping a doubleheader from Okolona by identical scores of 15-0. Those wins helped secure third place in the region for EHS…