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January Students


January Students of the Month at Eupora Elementary School were:… Read more

Maben storytime about zoo animals

Millie Peacock reads to Rani, Jonas and Andrew Scrivener, and Winters and Will Harper Norman. Mamie Norman slept through all the fun.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

The Feb. 5 story at the Maben Public Library was “Animals in the Zoo.”

We talked about the different animals and what we liked about them.… Read more

Ring time


Photo by Amanda Richardson

EHS Lady Eagles Slowpitch Softball team received their State Championship rings Fri. Feb. 12 at the Eupora vs East Webster Basketball game.… Read more

Storytime includes Valentine’s party

The children enjoy snacks after storytime.

By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

It was Valentine’s party time for 21 children attending storytime at Webster County Library on Feb. 10.

As the children arrived, they placed valentines in bags that had been prepared the week before.… Read more

Rotary honors Student of the Month

Dionne Hodges and Jessica Surma

From Staff Reports

The Eupora Rotary Club recognized Eupora High School senior Jessica Surma as Rotary Student of the Month at its Feb. 2 luncheon. She chose Dionne Hodges as Teacher of the Month.… Read more

Library Friends share antiques, memories

Antiques and memorabilia shared at the meeting.

For the WPT

On Feb. 8, members of Friends of Webster County Library met for their monthly meeting.

Each member brought antiques and memorabilia to share with the other members.… Read more

Education notes

Pittman named to Barton CC President’s List
Barton Community College has named 213 students to the President’s List for the fall 2015 semester.

They include Trey Pittman of Eupora.… Read more

Time Capsules – 02/17/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Feb. 13, 1941

Garys Open Big Concern
Eupora’s fast-growing business section was augmented this week by the opening of a big general merchandise store, machinery warehouse and farm machine repair … Read more

Sports Schedule – 02/17/2016

Prep Basketball
TBA — Region 5-3A Tournament at Choctaw County
TBA — Region 4-2A Tournament at Winona… Read more

Mississippi unfairly targeted by Carbon Dioxide Rule

From Press Reports

U.S. Senators Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and Roger Wicker, R-Miss., along with U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., Gregg Harper, R-Miss., Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., and Trent Kelly, R-Miss., have issued a strongly-worded letter to three federal agencies that asserts … Read more