Month: September 2016

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Sept. 25, 1941 New Grocery Store D.C. Hoover, genial present Texaco Service Station operator, will open a new grocery store in Eupora. The store known as the Hoover Grocery Co.…

Community forestry workshops upcoming

From Press Reports The Mississippi Urban Forest Council is offering a series of community forestry workshops open to the general public at no cost. These workshops are co-hosted by local communities and will provide valuable information to anyone planting and…

EHS homecoming Friday

STAFF PHOTOS/CHARLOTTE NEWMAN Homecoming festivities at Eupora High School begin at 6 p.m. Friday on Wofford Field, before the Eagles take on Okolona at 7 p.m. The day’s activities will also include a parade at 10 a.m. through downtown Eupora.…

Eagles set to open region play against visiting Okolona

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Okolona’s 1-5 record isn’t fooling second-year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards. Not even for a second. “Everybody in this league (Region 4-2A) can beat you,” Edwards said. “There are no weak…

Holmes downs Coahoma to remain undefeated in MACJC play

From school reports CLARKSDALE — The Holmes Community College football team proved to be too much for the Coahoma Community College Tigers here Thursday night as the Bulldogs won 34-12 and improved to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the North…

Wolverines set for match-up with Calhoun City Friday night

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The wait is over. Region 4-2A play kicks off with a bang Friday night when two of the top MHSAA Class 2A teams in the state clash in Calhoun City on Friday night, when…

Lady Eagles hold off East Webster in battle of rivals

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The best way to erase the memory of a four-game losing streak is by beating your arch-rival in a crucial region contest. That’s just what the Lady Eagles of Eupora High School did last…

Mullens passes USM to solid 34-7 win over UTEP

Nick Mullens threw three touchdown passes and Ito Smith topped the 100-yard rushing mark for the fourth consecutive game as Southern Miss defeated UTEP 34-7 Saturday night at Sun Bowl Stadium. The Golden Eagles return home to take on Rice…

Lady Wolverines ready for key region softball contests

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Playing under pressure is nothing new for the East Webster softball programs. You don’t win as many state championships, both slow-pitch and fast-pitch, as the Lady Wolverines have without knowing how to play in…

EWHS celebrates homecoming

From School Reports East Webster High School celebrated its homecoming Sept. 16 at halftime of the football team’s game with Ray Brooks, which the Wolverines won 35-24. Senior Adryana Bell was crowned queen. All the girls and their first-grade attendants…