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CPRAM offers scholarship at two and four-year schools

From Press Reports

 

State college public relations officials are doing their part to encourage students to continue their interest in the area of communication at Mississippi’s two and four-year colleges with two $500 scholarships.

Students applying for the CPRAM … Read more

Magnolia Independent Film Festival upcoming

From Press Reports

 

The 17th annual Magnolia Independent Film Festival will take place Feb. 20-22 at Hollywood Premier Cinemas in Starkville as a showcase venue for independent filmmakers.

The Magnolia Independent Film Festival was created in 1997 by Ron … Read more

7-2 Holmes Bulldogs look to return to court soon

From combined reports

 

The Holmes Community College men’s basketball team heads into the 2014 portion of its schedule with a 7-2 overall mark and a 1-0 record in the MACJC North Division.

The Lady Bulldogs are 2-0 overall and … Read more

EWHS cheerleaders win state championship

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From School Reports

 

East Webster High School cheerleaders competed in the MHSAA State Cheerleading Competition on Dec. 14.

They competed in Small Non-tumbling Division I against 11 other teams. The girls performed well and brought home another state championship … Read more

‘Asleep in the Stable’ at story hour

Mia Huffman, Kayla and Khloei Earley, Ms. Mary and Kali Huffman

By Library Mary Boutwell

Maben Public Library

 

Dec. 20 was our Christmas party at the Maben Public Library during story hour. We had a small crowd but lots of messy fun was had by all.

Our story was “Asleep … Read more

Local named interim MSU police chief

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From Press, Staff Reports

 

A Webster County native has been named interim head of the Mississippi State University Police Department.

“The MSU Police Department is being led by Interim Chief Kenneth Spencer and that leadership will continue as the … Read more

ExxonMobil grant

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Eupora Elementary was the recent recipient of a $500 ExxonMobil Education Alliance Grant. EES was nominated by Johnson Oil Co. in Ackerman. Jo Johnson, representing Johnson Oil, presents the check to Trey Rolison, EES principal.

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East Webster High School dance team wins state

The EWHS Dance Team displays it state championship banner.

From School Reports

 

On Dec.13, the East Webster dance team traveled to Jackson to compete in the MHSAA Dance State Championships.

The dance team competed in Small Varsity Pom Division I. The 12 schools in its division ranged from … Read more

Scouts, leaders enjoy service project

From Cub Scouts Pack 30

 

Local Scouts and leaders of Pack 30 have come together to do a little service within the community.

Twenty-one Scouts and five leaders put together 72 fruit bags and passed them out at the … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Dec. 29, 1938

Maben Cheese Plant Opens Jan. 3

Formal opening of the Vick Cheese Co. plant here will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 3 with a public inspection of … Read more