Month: February 2016

Gary Park workday

JODI MAY Eupora Park Director Rusty Bowen (far left) and volunteers prepare the grounds and facilities at Gary Park for upcoming events. The volunteers —

Committees start the week ready for deadlines

By Rep. Joey Hood Committees got off to a quick start this week in preparation for the February 23 deadline. If a bill is not passed out of committee by February 23, then it is dead for the session. The…

DAR speaker

Janis Suggs Dyson, author of “Turning Clay Into History:

Economic Development 101 event held recently

From Press Reports Despite the winter thunderstorm on Jan. 21, community leaders and elected officials from Choctaw and Webster counties attended Economic Development 101 presented by Stephanie Hamby of TVA Economic Development’s Community Development team.

Maben Library decorated for Easter

For the WPT The Maben Public Library was recently decorated with Easter motif for the upcoming holiday season as Easter falls on March 27 this year.

‘Goldilocks’ featured at storytime

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library Ms. Pat chose a favorite fairy tale, “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” to read to the children during storytime at Webster Library on Feb. 17.

East Webster girls one win away from returning to Jackson

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School are playing their best basketball at precisely the right time under first-year head coach Mike Seger. EWHS fell just three points short of winning the Region…

Florist gives demonstration to MHGC

“The earth laughs in flowers.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson By Dottie Dewberry A young Mallory Skelton of Teacups and Tulips of Eupora entertained the ladies of the Maben Home and Garden Club on by demonstrating how to make simple floral…

Big weekend pushes HCC Bulldogs to 4-4 on season

From school reports The Holmes Community College Bulldogs pulled their record to .500 at 4-4 with three of four wins over the weekend versus Southeastern Illinois College. On Saturday, the Bulldogs fell to Southeastern, 10-3 and then won 4-0. Holmes…