News

EWHS student killed in camper fire

By Floyd Ingram

Chickasaw Journal

 

HOUSTON – Two teenagers have been seriously burned and a third has died following a Saturday morning fire in eastern Chickasaw County.

Authorities said Tony Mark “Bubba” Raines, 16, died en route to Central … Read more

City pursuing land swap deal

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

City leaders have taken steps toward a possible land exchange at Gary Park and Whites Creek Lake.

The Eupora Board of Aldermen, on Sept. 3, authorized board attorney Jacqueline Meek to run a … Read more

Sports Briefs

Maben Lions host

Punt, Pass and

Kick contest

The Maben Lions Club will host the National Football League Punt, Pass and Kick Competition at 11 a.m. Sept. 28 at the football field at West Oktibbeha County High School in Maben.… Read more

Obituaries

Bobby C. Bingham

Aug. 21, 2013

Services for Bobby Cornelius Bingham, 35, of Eupora were Aug. 31, 2013 at Mt. Union Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Jean Bingham officiating. Burial was in Churchill Cemetery.

He was born July 30, … Read more

‘Ghostly’ author speaking in Ackerman

By Jan Ballard

MSU Extension Service

 

Area residents may meet Mississippi author Merle Temple and discuss his new book, “A Ghostly Shade of Pale,” at 10 a.m. Oct. 1 at the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman.

Sponsored by the … Read more

Rotary honors EHS’s Brister

From Staff Reports

 

The Eupora Rotary Club honored Mary Kathryn Brister as Student of the Month on Sept. 3.

The Eupora High School senior is president of the Student Council. She served as reporter, secretary and vice president of … Read more

Calendar of Events

Quick Bites

These Quick Bite programs are being held at the Webster County Extension Office from noon-1 pm. Bring your lunch and join us. Please call 258-3971 to register for each.

Sept. 12, Composting for Your Home & Garden, Dr. … Read more

School enrollment shows steady increase

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress Times

The Webster County School District is steadily showing signs of improvement on all fronts as it reports an increase in school enrollment for the third school year.

The school district as a whole … Read more

Story hour features ‘Chrysanthemum’

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

It was like the first-day-of-school-at-the-return-from-summer-vacation story hour at the Maben Library on Sept. 6.

Cute little girls, all dressed in bright colors, bows and twinkle toes, and little boys, all neat and trim … Read more