Category: News

Shriners Hospital

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Grover Vining gives a presentation to the Eupora Rotary Club about the Shriners Hospital for Children in Shreveport, Louisiana. Vining, of Philadelphia

Children enjoy fun-filled storytime

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library On a cold, windy and rainy Wednesday, Feb. 24, 16 children arrived at Webster County Library of a fun-filled storytime.

Yard of the Month – February 2016

DOTTIE DEWBERRY The lovely yard of Mr. and Mrs. “Booter” Fulgham was the recipient of February’s Yard of the Month sign, which is presented monthly by a member of the Maben Home and Garden Club.

Club plants Arbor Day tree at WOES

From the Maben Home and Garden Club STURGIS — The first American Arbor Day was originated in Nebraska City, Nebraska, by J. Sterling Morton. On April 10, 1872, an estimated 1 million trees were planted in Nebraska. On April 15,…

Lady Eagles begin season with two wins in Amory

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Lady Eagles of Eupora High School got their fast-pitch softball season off to a strong start on Saturday by picking up a pair of wins in the Amory Classic.

Correction: Class of 1972

The Eupora High School Class of 1972 had a get-back-acquainted lunch reunion Feb. 6 at the GP Central Service Grill. Those attending include (seated) Brenda Tumey Bell,

Demolition continues

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Andy Cervantes uses an oxy-acetylene torch to cut through steel beams in the rubble of the Webster County Courthouse in Walthall.

DECA takes home top honors in state competition

From School Reports Webster County Career and Technology Center’s DECA student organization won high honors at the Mississippi DECA Career Development Conference. Students secured two first-place awards, one second-place award and one third-place award at the conference in Jackson from…

Lady Wolverines make strong run at returning to Jackson

From school reports Replacing six seniors and four starters from East Webster’s 31-1 miraculous, come-from-behind Class 2A State Girls Championship team was a tall task for the 2015-2016 Lady Wolverines. To be specific 88 percent of the scoring and rebounding…