Category: News

MSU set to host Southeastern Conference softball tourney

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer Mississippi State and Ole Miss are both scheduled to play on the first day of the Southeastern Conference Softball Tournament set for Nusz Park on the campus of Mississippi State in Starkville on Wednesday. The…

Sports Scehdule

WED, MAY 11 Prep Tennis MHSAA Class 2A State Championships at Oxford Tennis Center in Oxford College Baseball 6 pm. — MSU at Troy College Softball SEC Tournament at MSU (11 a.m. — Missouri vs. South Carolina; 1:30 p.m. —…

Maben Farmers’ Market open in park

By Jane Collins, Maben Farmers’ Market The Maben Farmers’ Market opened Saturday in the city park next to the public library. William Shaw, our local farmer, came early to begin selling his fresh blackberries even before regular opening time at 8 a.m., and by…

‘Family Fun Day’ to support adoption Saturday

From Press Reports A “Family Fun Day” to support adoption will be from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Wood College in Mathiston. Hosting the event and Chris and Kelley Chandler, Brian and Meredith Woodard, and Brad and Dana Huffman. “Come…

Club creates ‘thriller, filler, spiller’ containers

By Dottie Dewberry The Gala Gardeners grubbed in the dirt April 19 out at Center Grove Baptist Church fellowship hall and later out in the yard for the planting of the pots. The weather was cooperative: a mild, slightly overcast…

Hollenhead has strong freshman year for ICC

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times East Webster graduate Mamie Hollenhead had a huge freshmen year for the Itawamba Community College fast-pitch softball team, finishing the year leading the team in several categories. Hollenhead, who played in all 49 games,…

Jones Lady Bobcats win Region 23 championships

From school reports EUNICE, La. — The No. 5 Jones County Junior College Lady Bobcats are on a roll. JCJC captured its first-ever Region 23 Tournament championship with a 5-2 victory over top-ranked LSU-Eunice here Sunday afternoon at Bengal Park.…

Dumas drives in four runs for Eupora Eagles

From special reports Al Dumas drove in four runs on a pair of singles to lead Eupora to a season ending 12-4 win over Houlka on April 19. Jack Smith and Kenny Murrell had three hits each, with Murrell having…

Wolverines’ season ends in third round of playoffs

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Wolverines of East Webster High School fell behind early against East Union in the deciding game of their third-round series in the MHSAA Class 1A State playoffs on Monday, and despite a furious…

Go for four

EW seeks fourth consecutive 2A Fast-Pitch Softball State Championship By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Overcoming obstacles is nothing new to the Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School. After losing four key seniors off last year’s MHSAA Class 2A…