News

Large crowd attends FunTober Autumn Festival

All the entrants on stage before the judging of the children’s costume contest

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

A large crowd came out to the Mathiston Park for the first-ever FunTober Autumn Festival on Oct. 26.

That Saturday started as a rather cool morning. The festivities began at 8 a.m. and … Read more

Award-winning author visits Eupora with new book

From Press Reports

 

Brandon resident and Mississippi State University graduate John M. Floyd will sign copies of his latest mystery/suspense short story collection, “Deception” (Dogwood Press, 2013), at the Webster County Public Library on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 11:30 … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

One of the things I teach in the interpersonal communication class is that words, for the most part, have only an arbitrary connection to their meanings.

For example, the word … Read more

Church News

Maben Church

of God

Maben Church of God will be selling barbecue plates from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 8 and 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 9.

Plates are $7 each and will consist of barbecue, slaw, baked beans, bun and tea. … Read more

EES Honor Rolls

Eupora Elementary School has released its Honor Roll for Term 1:

A Honor Roll

Kameron Wade Berryhill, Hannah Grace Carson, Annelise Mae Davis, Ashley Breann Fuller, Khayman Alexzandria Kemp, Kaylob Caine Landry, Katrelya K. Pratt, Jimmie Wayne Williamson, William Daniel … Read more

Obituaries

Laverne B. Huffman

Oct. 31, 2013

Graveside services for Laverne B. Huffman, 74, of Eupora were Nov. 3, 2013, at Edgeworth Cemetery with the Rev. Terry Wills officiating.

She was born Feb. 12, 1939, to the late James F. and … Read more

EWE Honor roll

East Webster Elementary School has released its Honor Roll for Term 1:

A Honor Roll

First Grade: Hannah Abbott, Logan Andrews, Xan Atkins-Arnett, Gavin Bateman, Isabel Baxter, Brelyn Blessike, Annon Boykin, Jase Caraway, Brenlee Clark, Hardy Fason, Macey Frost, Tate … Read more

Eupora faces familiar foe in Class 2A playoffs

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress Times

 

It really wasn’t much of a surprise to Junior Graham when he found out who his Eupora High School Eagles would be meeting in the first round of the MHSAA Class 2A … Read more

Maben High’s Class of 1977 reunites

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

“Someday many years from now
We’ll sit beside the candles glow
Exchanging tales about our past
And laughing as the memories flow
And when that distant day arrives
I know it will be … Read more

Board receives courthouse insurance claim update

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The Webster County Board of Supervisors received an update on the courthouse fire insurance claim from a previously hired public appraiser during its first monthly meeting Monday.

The board entered into a contract … Read more