Category: News

Lady Eagles fall in third game of second-round series

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Lady Eagles of Eupora High School forced a third game in their second round MHSAA Class 2A State Fast-Pitch Softball Playoffs series against Mantachie last week, before falling 6-4 in the deciding contest.…

East Webster picks up two tennis playoff wins

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Wolverines of East Webster High School advanced to the MHSAA Class 2A North State Tennis finals with a pair of 7-0 wins. EWHS was set to take on homestanding Tupelo Christian on Tuesday…

Frogs focus of Maben storytime

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library “The Big Wide-Mouthed Frog” was the story April 15 at the Maben Public Library. The children had fun guessing the animals that the frog was curious about. Some of them were a little…

ACOG Annual Women’s Conference planned May 14

From press reports Ackerman Church of God to host their 2016 Annual Women’s Conference on Saturday, May 14, 2016 with service to begin at 10am and lunch to follow. This year’s theme is “Chosen and Empowered” based on John 15:16…

Wellness Center has tools to better health

From Press Reports Open seven days a week with newly expanded hours, the North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora Wellness Center invites residents to become an active participant in their health and wellness. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published…

Extension visits with Harper

U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper (center) visits with Mississippi State University Extension Agents Andy Braswell Sr. of Greenwood, Kimberly Gowdy of Gulfport, Jennifer Williams of Eupora and Donna Beliech of Brandon. They met with Harper (3rd District) during a trip to…

FCA Blossman Waterfront dedicated

By Sylvia Dickson On April 18, the new Blossman Waterfront at French Camp Academy was dedicated at the Rising Son Retreat Center. It is named for John R. Blossman, who served on the FCA Board of Trustees from 1973 until…

V’s Graduation

V’s Peace, Love and Happy Faces preschool graduation is May 12 at Tomnolen Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Graduates include (top to bottom) John Austin Myers, Shepherd Creely, Parker Dickerson, Cameron Coleman, Cayden Clardy, Barrett Hyer, Ryder Weeks, Kade Pennington, Micah…

Local retired educators meet

By Sandra Dalton The Local Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi met April 6 for their regular meeting in the Mathiston Baptist Church Fellowship Center. Charlotte Ray had a very inspiring devotion using encouraging Bible verses for daily life, titled “The…

Blaylock named Webster County’s DYW

By Gwen Sisson In preparation for the Distinguished Young Women 2017 program, Greer Blaylock learned to live the motto: “to be your best self.” “Through this process, each second of time preparing has shown me what that truly means,” Blaylock…