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Maben storytime about zoo animals

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library The Feb. 5 story at the Maben Public Library was “Animals in the Zoo.” We talked about the different animals and what we liked about them.

Ring time

Photo by Amanda Richardson EHS Lady Eagles Slowpitch Softball team received their State Championship rings Fri. Feb. 12 at the Eupora vs East Webster Basketball game.

Storytime includes Valentine’s party

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library It was Valentine’s party time for 21 children attending storytime at Webster County Library on Feb. 10. As the children arrived, they placed valentines in bags that had been prepared the week before.

Rotary honors Student of the Month

From Staff Reports The Eupora Rotary Club recognized Eupora High School senior Jessica Surma as Rotary Student of the Month at its Feb. 2 luncheon. She chose Dionne Hodges as Teacher of the Month.

Library Friends share antiques, memories

For the WPT On Feb. 8, members of Friends of Webster County Library met for their monthly meeting. Each member brought antiques and memorabilia to share with the other members.

Education notes

Pittman named to Barton CC President’s List Barton Community College has named 213 students to the President’s List for the fall 2015 semester. They include Trey Pittman of Eupora.

Time Capsules – 02/17/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Feb. 13, 1941 Garys Open Big Concern Eupora’s fast-growing business section was augmented this week by the opening of a big general merchandise store, machinery warehouse and farm machine repair…

Sports Schedule – 02/17/2016

THURSDAY, FEB. 18 Prep Basketball TBA — Region 5-3A Tournament at Choctaw County TBA — Region 4-2A Tournament at Winona

Mississippi unfairly targeted by Carbon Dioxide Rule

From Press Reports U.S. Senators Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and Roger Wicker, R-Miss., along with U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., Gregg Harper, R-Miss., Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., and Trent Kelly, R-Miss., have issued a strongly-worded letter to three federal agencies that asserts…