News

Eupora boys, girls split pair of non-division games

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The Eupora High School boys and girls basketball teams have one more non-division match-up ahead of them before they return to region play on Tuesday, Jan. 28 when they pay a visit to … Read more

Woo receives MTA Local Coordinator award

From Press Reports

 

Dawn Woo was selected to receive the Mississippi Tennis Association 2013 Junior Local League Coordinator of the Year award.

This award is presented to a local coordinator who shows program growth, outstanding organizational skills and implements … Read more

Application deadline for CSP extended

From Press Reports

 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is extending the Conservation Stewardship Program application period for new enrollments for federal fiscal year 2014. Producers interested in participating in the program can submit applications to … Read more

Holmes Bulldogs snap three-game losing streak

From school reports

 

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs broke a three-game losing streak here Monday afternoon with an impressive 80-66 win over Baton Rouge Community College, who had defeated the Bulldogs earlier in the season.

With the win, the … Read more

Jail Docket

Jan. 14

Michael S. Cole, DOB 09-08-87, WM; Eupora 3: contempt of court.

Terry F. Hurst, DOB 04-02-68, WM; SO3: domestic violence/simple assault.

Carol S. Chandler, DOB 02-02-47, WF; SO9: simple assault.

April Hurst, DOB 12-27-74, WF; SO9: domestic violence/simple … Read more

Books Bygone: Washday and books of great thinkers

By Marica Bernstein

 

My library contains a lot of old books by Great Thinkers addressing life’s most profound questions. What does it mean to flourish as a human being? How can we believe in a benevolent God in the … Read more

‘The Hat’ 1st storytime of year

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By Librarian Fran Smith

Webster County Library

 

On Jan. 8, children gathered for the first storytime in 2014.

Despite the frigid weather all arrived eager to hear Ms. Nicole read “ The Hat” by Jan Brett, a story about … Read more

‘Gingerbread Baby’ read at Story Hour

Winters Norman, Ms. Mary, Carley and Will Harper Norman make a gingerbread house.

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

The Maben Public Library kicked off the year with the reading of “The Gingerbread Baby” and the creation of a gingerbread house complete with edible decorations and a stuffed gingerbread baby during Story … Read more

The Nelons in concert

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The world-famous Nelons of Dallas, Ga., will be in concert at First Baptist Church of Eupora at 6 p.m. Saturday. Their numerable awards and accolades include three Grammy nominations and six Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. A love offering will … Read more

Church destroyed by fire

Crossroads Baptist Church is engulfed in flames as volunteer fire departments work to control the fire.

By Amanda McBride

Louisville Publishing

 

Crossroads Baptist Church of Mathiston was destroyed after an early-morning fire on Jan. 7.

The church is located in northern Choctaw County at 580 Crossroads Church Road.

The Mathiston Fire Department responded to the … Read more