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School board approves policy revisions

From Staff Reports

 

The Webster County School Board approved three policy revisions at a previous meeting.

Approval came Sept. 9 after Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar presented the revisions, which had been tabled Sept. 3.

These are the policies … Read more

Treloar addresses REPM

By Sandra Dalton

 

The local Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi met in the Mathiston Public Library on Oct. 2.

President Sue Cooper called the meeting to order with a nice welcome for everyone. Martha Sullivan gave an inspiring devotion.… Read more

City awarded lagoon work grant

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The Eupora Board of Aldermen addressed various Water/Wastewater Department matters during recent meetings.

State Rep. Joey Hood was at a special called meeting on Oct. 2 to inform the mayor and board that … Read more

‘Super Spiders’ invade story hour

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

It was most appropriate for Ms. Mary to choose “Super Spiders” for the Oct. 4 story hour as this is the time of the year that spiders build more and more webs to … Read more

Interns give food safety refresher

From Press Reports

 

In the kitchens of hospitals, food safety practices are crucial to providing patients with nutrition that will help improve their health. Mississippi State University dietetic interns Rachel Burke and Ali Pyron conducted an in-service on Sept. … Read more

Tis the Season for the Spirit of Giving…

This year the Webster Progress Times publisher and staff have decided to take a different focus on Christmas.

After much thought and consideration, we are asking the children and adults of Webster County to write letters of gratefulness and to … Read more

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, OCT. 11

Prep Football

7 p.m. — Starkville Academy at French Camp

7 p.m. — Choctaw County at Choctaw Central

7 p.m. — Calhoun City at East Webster

7 p.m. — Bruce at Eupora

7 p.m. — Louisville at … Read more

Lady Eagles set to travel to Enterprise

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The Eupora High School Lady Eagles hope to have a little momentum on their side as they make the drive South to Enterprise on Tuesday to open the MHSAA Class 2A State Slow-Pitch … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Oct. 13, 1938

Mantee School Lunchroom Proving Great Success

The Mantee lunchroom is moving along fine with Mrs. Irene Henley as lunchroom supervisor and Mrs. Dola Smith and Argie Grasson … Read more

Mission Mississippi comes to Maben

Members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes from East Webster High School with the cross. Photo submitted by TERRY HARPOLE.

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

The group Mission Mississippi, partnering with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, made its way to Maben last Friday afternoon.

FCA members are carrying a 6-foot cross on a nearly 2,500-mile walk across all … Read more