Month: August 2014

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New store in Maben

This is Maben’s Dollar General after it opened Monday evening at 1590 Highway 15.

MCT2 top scorers

These fourth- and fifth-grade Eupora Elementary students were treated to a day of bowling Aug. 22 for scoring Advanced on both the Language Arts and the Mathematics

Organizations meet with federal officials

By Cherraye Oats Executive Director Fannie Lou Hamer Center The Fannie Lou Hamer Center in Eupora and the Dignity in Schools Campaign went to Washington on March 24-26 to meet with key officials about fully funding education,

Wolverines open 2014 season with convincing road win over Vardaman

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress Times East Webster head football coach Doug Wilson really couldn’t find much to complain about in his team’s 64-14 win over Vardaman on Friday night — so, he didn’t. “I thought we had some…

Mississippi teen smoking rate declines

From Press Reports Smoking among middle school students in Mississippi is declining. According to the Mississippi State University Social Science Research Center, in 2013 4.1

Departments respond to fire calls

From Staff Reports The Eupora Fire Department extinguished two grass fires around 2 p.m. Saturday at highways 82 and 182 west of town. Also last week, the EFD responded to a brush fire around 11 p.m. Aug. 18 on Lollars…

Eupora fights through heat to take 41-0 win in football opener

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress Times Following his team’s 41-0 season-opening win over visiting Noxapater on Friday night, veteran Eupora High School head football coach Junior Graham was trying to

Eupora band members attend camp

From School Reports Several Pride of Eupora band members attended Summer Band Camp 2014 at Itawamba Community College. Students have auditions on the day they arrive and are placed in one of six different