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Downtown cleanup

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Bill Baker loads a dump truck with debris from the Classy Closet/Maryetta’s/M&O Couture building in downtown Eupora on North Dunn. They were gutted during an accidental fire on July 5. Baker and some helpers were cleaning up the … Read more

Supervisors discuss need for fire trucks

By Daniel Brunty
Webster Progress Times

The Webster County Board of Supervisors discussed the purchase of fire trucks and other topics during its regular meeting Oct. 6.

Supervisors discussed with Webster County EMA Director Barry Rushing the need for new … Read more

Mixon named NMMC-Eupora associate administrator

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From NMMC-Eupora

Robin Mixon has been named associate administrator at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora.

“It is both a privilege and an honor to be able to serve the community and the organization in this capacity,” Mixon said.… Read more

Story hour all about apples

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By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

On Oct. 3 at the Maben Public Library our story was all about apples.

The name of our book was “The Apple Pie Tree.” It showed the apple tree during the different seasons … Read more

Young member speaks at Maben UMC

TERRY HARPOLE
Harpole Perkins

By Terry Harpole

“Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old he will never depart from it (Proverbs 22:6).”

“It takes a village to raise a child.” — from the 1996 book “It … Read more

EWES book fair

East Webster Elementary kicked off its annual book fair with a visit from the book fair princess. The students enjoyed  the princess as she visited the classrooms and promoted this year’s Scholastic Book Fair.… Read more

Hunting for meat with Springfield rifle

Hawkins and Marcus Oswalt of Oswalt’s Building Materials in Mathiston examine the Springfield rifle bought at the store in 1931. Wiley Dobbs, Hawkins’ grandfather, purchased the rifle from Noah Ellis, Oswalt’s grandfather, as a first gun for Dennis Dobbs of Ackerman.

By Roy Hawkins

The little Springfield single-shot .22 came to me as a gift from my Uncle Dennis. My grandfather bought it new for him at Noah Ellis’ hardware store in Mathiston.

The year was 1931, and part of the … Read more

Lady Eagles clinch spot in Class 2A playoffs

PHOTOS BY AMANDA RICHARDSON
Eupora Lady Eagles vs. Vardaman

Kylie Richardson earlier in the season.

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School slow-pitch softball team clinched second place in the region and a spot in the MHSAA Class 2A State Playoffs by taking an 18-3 win over Calhoun City on Thursday.… Read more

Defensive stop gives Eagles spark in 28-21 win over Bruce

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Eupora’s Tanner Knight in an earlier game in the season

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress TImes

Junior Graham has been around football long enough to know that sometimes a defensive play can spark a team’s offense.

That’s just what happened on Friday night for Graham’s Eupora High School Eagles, … Read more