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Trace hailed among most scenic byways

From Press & Staff Reports

 

The November EXTRA issue of Country — the magazine for readers who love the land and life of the countryside — offers an unforgettable road trip this fall with a special 32-page section titled … Read more

Pumpkin power at story hour

Alisha Tenhet, Avery Hazzard, Parker Tenhet and Ms. Mary admire their jack-o’-lantern.

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

The Oct. 25 story at the Maben Public Library story hour was about planting seeds and growing pumpkins. The book was “The Pumpkin Patch Parable.”

Pumpkins are planted in the summer and then … Read more

Embry coaches Lady Rockets to 2nd slow-pitch crown

Trae Embry

By Steve Swogetinsky

Sports Editor

The Neshoba Democrat

 

The Neshoba Central Lady Rockets swept Wayne County and repeated as state champions, capturing the Class 5A-6A slow-pitch softball title Oct. 26 at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland.

The Lady Rockets … Read more

Flag Football champs

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The Eupora Eagles won the 2013 Sweet Potato Bowl with an undefeated season on Oct. 29 and are the 2013 Mississippi Little League Activities Association 6-7 year-old flag football champions. The team was undefeated with seven wins and no losses. … Read more

Sanctuary dedication a ‘wonderful experience’

The FBC Eupora church sanctuary during the sanctuary dedication ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 13.

By Gwen Sisson

FBC Eupora

 

For five months, the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Eupora has been a construction zone.

The sanctuary “facelift” has freshened up the historic sanctuary, while providing better acoustics, air conditioning and more stage … Read more

World Harvest attends Mission Mississippi celebration

Fellowship of Christian Athletes students during the Presentation of the Cross

From Church Reports

 

On Sunday, Oct. 27, World Harvest’s congregation traveled to Jackson to participate in the 20th anniversary of Mission Mississippi, Glowing for Christ.

Follow the Cross covered 2,489 miles in Mississippi. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes carried … Read more

Maben Lions Club welcomes new members

Nygard, Lightsey, Norwood and Carder with Maben Lion Rob Collins, sponsor of the two new members

By the Maben Lions Club

 

Shawn Nygard, president of the Maben Lions Club, welcomed a special guest, District Gov. Jerry Lightsey of Batesville, who came Oct. 22 to induct two new members to the club.

Rob Collins sponsored Ken … Read more

Johnson bound over in Grenada robbery

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By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The lone surviving robbery suspect who was in a fleeing car that struck and killed Eupora policeman Keith Crenshaw last month now awaits possible indictment on a Grenada armed robbery charge.

Brandon Johnson, … Read more

Promethean smart boards at EES

Teacher Arey Herard uses her Promethean board.

Kindergarten teachers and students were rewarded for selling the most incentive cards at Eupora Elementary School. All four EES kindergarten teachers received Promethean smart boards and a laptop computer.

Teacher Arey Herard uses her Promethean board.

Teacher Arey Herard uses her Promethean board.

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WCTS Blue Devils have historic legacy

(Right) The Webster County Training School’s 1969-70 state-championship basketball team: [top row] Coach Curtis Ford, Jackie Roberts (trainer, deceased), Robert Woodard (trainer), Elmer Davis, John Deloach, Archie Conley, Charlie Edwards, Sonnie Nash (deceased), Chris Carter (bookkeeper), Coach Gates (deceased), [bottom row] George A. Draine Jr., Jerry McComb, Andrew Jolliff, Willie Pass, Paul Brantley and Charles Brantley.

From Staff Reports

 

Some of the older generations of Webster County residents remember the days of the Webster County Training School, which was previously located at what is now Eupora Elementary School.

The athletes that attended the school during … Read more