Month: September 2015

Children enjoy ‘Big Red Apple’

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library Our story Sept. 18 at the Maben Public Library was “The Big Red Apple” by Tony Johnston. A tree grew and was filled with big red apples. Then the wind came and blew…

HCC eLearning

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Program chairman Wanda Thomas welcomes guest speaker Tish Stewart to the Sept. 15 meeting of the Eupora Rotary Club. Stewart is director of eLearning at Holmes Community College, which is a member of the Mississippi Virtual

Road Trips

East Webster High juniors and seniors recently visited local community colleges. Campus visits include a walking tour,

Eupora Lady Eagles take win over rival East Webster

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times After using a four-run fourth inning to build a 7-2 lead it looked like Eupora’s Lady Eagles were going to let a chance at victory over arch-rival East Webster slip away as the Lady…

Bailey named new CPD editorial reporter and office manager

From staff reports The Choctaw Plaindealer has recently welcomed Chuck Bailey as their new Editorial Reporter and Office Manager. Chuck grew up in the Webster County, graduating from Cumberland High School, which is now East Webster High School in 1981.

Local on NEMCC football team

From Press Reports The Northeast Mississippi Community College football program is already one-third of the way through its 2015 season. The Tigers have home games remaining on Oct. 1 vs. Mississippi Delta Community College and on Oct. 8 against Itawamba…

Tops in history

Eupora High School is proud of Katy Myers, daughter of Robert Myers and Andrea Myers, for making a perfect score on the spring U.S.

County’s unemployment rate at 6.8 percent

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County’s unemployment rate decreased 1.4 percentage points to 6.8 percent in August, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. The revised jobless rate for July was 8.2 percent, while unemployment was at…

Lions promote White Cane Safety Day

From Club Reports Jim Bush of the Mid-South Lions Sight Committee and Lions District Gov. Jimmy Jackson encouraged Eupora Lions on Sept. 21 to support International White Cane Safety Day Oct. 15.

Active shooter drill held at EWHS

From Staff Reports An emergency preparedness drill/mock active shooter exercise was conducted on the East Webster High School campus on Sept. 15. The scenario involved two shooters who came to the school retaliating because a student had been bullied. The…