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‘Jeopardy!’ goes back to school at EWHS

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From Press Reports

Jimmy McGuire from the “Jeopardy!” Clue Crew was to demonstrate the educational tool Classroom Jeopardy! to a class at East Webster High School this morning (Wednesday).

McGuire travels the country and the world as a “roving correspondent,” … Read more

Officer Crenshaw balloon release

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Friends and family of the late Keith Crenshaw release balloons in his memory from the parking lot of Eupora’s Kangaroo Express. The convenience store sponsored the balloon release in support of his family on the evening of Oct. … Read more

Building being renovated for new business

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By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress-Times

Many Eupora residents have noticed the renovations taking place at the old Taylor-Made Equipment Co. building on Highway 182 West (1936 W. Roane Ave.).… Read more

Reindeer Race mascot visits local storytime

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By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

The children attending storytime at Webster County Library in Eupora on Oct. 22 had a special guest.

The mascot reindeer for the Reindeer Race visited with the children before they had their time … Read more

PBS & AR Parties

Eupora Elementary School had a successful first nine weeks. At EES, 415 kindergarten through fifth-grade students attended the Positive Behavior Systems party for good behavior and 113 second- through fifth-grade students attended the Accelerated Reader party for achieving their reading … Read more

Operation Christmas Child

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Daisy Lollar sharpens pencils that will be placed in shoeboxes at First Baptist Church of Eupora for Operation Christmas Child. FBC Eupora church members have been collecting items throughout the year in preparation … Read more

Pastor Appreciation

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GWEN SISSON

Bellefontaine United Methodist Church celebrates Pastor Appreciation Month with its new pastor, the Rev. Matt Tucker (front, third from right).… Read more

Youth erecting flagpoles for Eagle Scout Project

Bailey (center) and volunteers put the finishing touches on the wooden form for the flagpole concrete pads at the Mathiston Veterans Monument site. They were working there Oct. 18.

For the WPT

MATHISTON — On Oct. 18, William “Brett” Bailey, a senior at East Webster High School, began work on his Eagle Scout Project: the erecting of two flagpoles adjacent to the soon-to-be constructed veterans monument in Mathiston.

The … Read more

Disaster Relief Team

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H.L. Rowlen of the Webster County Baptist Disaster Relief Team saws lumber for a new building behind the Webster County Baptist Association’s office to house its disaster relief trailer. … Read more

Weather Channel makes stop in Eupora

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The Weather Channel’s special projects producer Trish Ragsdale, Seidel and Wilson (far right) visit with Eupora High Principal Laci Knight.

From Staff Reports

The Weather Channel made a Fall Tour stop in Eupora on Oct. 3 to celebrate the beauty of the season and the “It’s Amazing Out There” moments it brings.

TWC’s Mike Seidel and Alex Wilson broadcast live … Read more