Month: October 2016

Eupora’s softball playoff hopes come down to last game

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Eupora High School slow-pitch softball team goes into the last week of the season needing a little help to reach the MHSAA Class 2A State Softball Playoffs. The Eagles not only need to…

Mathiston Library has new librarian, books

From Press Reports The Mathiston Public Library is now open Tuesdays through Fridays from 1:30 till 5 p.m. Gail Shurden has retired after over 30 years of service and the new librarian is Susan Curry. She looks forward to meeting…

‘Bubble, Bubble” at Maben Library

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library Our story Sept. 16 at the Maben Public Library was “Bubble, Bubble.” The little boy in the story was walking and bumped into a bubble, lots of bubbles. It wasn’t just any bubble…

USM has record-breaking night in win over Rice

From school reorts HATTIESBURG — For Southern Miss, Saturday night at Roberts Stadium was a matter of taking what the other is giving. And the Golden Eagles took what Rice was offering Saturday night at Roberts Stadium and rewrote a…

Obituaries

Richard Don Bowman Sr. Sept. 28, 2016 Services for Richard Don Bowman Sr., 73, of Starkville and formally of Ackerman, were Oct. 1, 2016, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman. Burial was in Clear Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Oktibbeha…