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Fraternity, Wright receive honors at MSU

From Press Reports The Alpha Omicron Alpha chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. at Mississippi University for Women received top honors at its 99th annual state conference in Vicksburg. The fraternity received Superior Chapter of the Year. In addition,…

EHS students attend math competition

From School Reports On Feb. 28, a group of math students from Eupora High School attended math competition at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus. This event, held annually, hosts schools from all over the state. This year, EHS math…

Kilpatrick among arts contest winners

From Press Reports Mississippi State University art students swept the competition at a statewide arts contest. At the Mississippi Collegiate Arts Competition in February, 1,052 entries from 10 universities were submitted for judging. Only 188 pieces were selected by juror…

Maben Library celebrates Dr. Seuss’ birthday

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — “Theodor Seuss Geisel (March 2, 1904 – Sept. 24, 1991) was an American writer, poet and cartoonist most widely known for his children’s books written under the pen name Dr. Seuss (Wikipedia).”…

Drug arrest made at checkpoint

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A man arrested this weekend on a felony marijuana charge was already wanted for failing to appear in court on a previous drug indictment. Deputies Casey Henderson and Justin Brown made the arrest Saturday…

Basketball league seeks city support

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora Board of Aldermen is considering a request to support a proposed church basketball league for men ages 18 and up. Curtis Ford and Lamar Dumas, at the March 4 board meeting, said…

3 vying for mayor in city of Eupora

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Three candidates qualified to run for Eupora mayor in this year’s municipal elections. Mayor Tommy Lott is seeking a third term, running as a Republican, and previous mayoral candidate Lamar Dumas filed as a…

Fulgham wows club with floral designs

From Press Reports “A single rose can be my garden … a single friend, my world.” — Leo Buscaglia MABEN — The grand old historic home of the late Laura Thomas was the setting for the February meeting of the…