Month: October 2015

Emmerich examines Initiative 42 and school funding

Several good friends and readers have asked me to weigh in on the Initiative 42 referendum. Initiative 42 shifts the ultimate decision on school funding from the legislature to the state supreme court.

Puppet project

Commitment to Caring is more than words. The GFWC-MFWC Eupora 20th Century Club and “Friends of the Hospital” met to make puppets for the NMMC-Eupora Hospital ER.

Eupora wins MHSAA Class 2A State Softball Championship

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times When Khylar Cain scooped up a ground ball at second and fired it to Delta Newman at first base, the Eupora High School Lady Eagles and their legion of fans could finally breathe again.…

Eupora wins softball North state title with sweep of EW

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Before the Lady Eagles could take a shot at winning a state slow-pitch softball title, they had to get past nemesis East Webster last week. Eupora took care of that chore with a 6-3,…

Lady Wolverines come to an end in North State finals

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School only lost four games during the 2015 slow-pitch fastball season, but two of them came in the MHSAA Class 2A North State Championship series, as Eupora…

Memorial honors Mathiston veterans

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer This is the first of a two-part series giving the biographies of the 19 veterans that are listed on the new war memorial monument in Mathiston. The Mathiston Veterans Memorial, located between the town’s…

Plenty on the line as East Webster, Eupora meet on Friday

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times It’s that time of year again, and while East Webster head coach Doug Wilson says the Eupora-East Webster showdown is not intentionally scheduled for the last regular-season game of the year, it has certainly…

Autobiographical

Students in Lyn Blaylock’s creative writing class at Eupora High School have published autobiographical magazines.

Wolverines pick up ninth football win of 2015 season

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Winning big football games is similar to boxing — when a team throws a punch, it’s important to counter. That’s just what the Wolverines of East Webster High School did on Friday night on…