Month: October 2016

My View ‘From My Window’

By Helen Neal Smith   (Oct. 16) This morning I’m up before the first light of day, so I’m not seeing much from my window. Instead, this morning, I’m seeing from the window of my soul. I know sometimes I…

Win over Bruce assures Wolverines of No. 2 seed in playoffs

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times A couple of very positive developments took place for the East Webster High School football team during it’s 39-6 Region 4-2A win over Bruce last Friday night. First, the victory assured East Webster it…

Changing colors theme at Maben storytime

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library   We read two books Sept. 30 at the Maben Public Library: a science book, “Colorful Leaves,” and “A Color of His Own” by Leo Leonni. Both of these have to do with…

Eupora looking for spot in MHSAA 2A Football Playoffs

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times As if the Eupora-East Webster season-ending showdown on Friday night needs any extra drama, the Eagles of EHS need a win in order to make the MHSAA Class 2A State Football Playoffs. East Webster…

Fire chief visits Head Start

For The WPT   The children at Eupora Head Start enjoyed a visit from Eupora Fire Department Chief Mitch Jackson on Sept. 29. He shared with the children how to stay safe during a fire and demonstrated what a firefighter…

Obituaries

Linda Ann Childress Crowe Oct. 16, 2016 Services for Linda Ann Childress Crowe, 71, of Ackerman were Oct. 19, 2016, at South Union Methodist Church near Ackerman with the Rev. Kevin Yearber officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. She…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

I recently came upon “Why Improving Your Vocabulary Can Enhance Your Life.” The article pointed out that building a vocabulary can help you feel better about yourself because you will have a larger command of the language. Vocabulary is crucial…

Storytime scarecrows entertain children

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library   With the help of Dot McCorkle on Oct. 19, Ms. Pat entertained the children at Webster County Library dressed as scarecrows. The children sang “Dem Bones,” “Trick or Treat” and “Witchy, Witchy!”…