Category: News

Maben Yard of the Month

DOTTIE DEWBERRY The Maben Home and Garden Club’s Yard of the Month sign for January was placed in the yard of Mr. and Mrs. John Byars by Dottie Dewberry.

Lady Eagles split pair of region hoops contests

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Eupora High School girls basketball team closed out last week with a strong 75-28 region win over Okolona last week, after dropping a 67-48 league contest to Calhoun City earlier in the week.

Storytime resumes

It was back to normal for a Wednesday at Webster County Library as the children and their parents arrived for storytime on Jan.

Children learn about snow at Maben Library

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library The children listened attentively while I read the story “I Am Snow” on Jan. 15 at the Maben Public Library. We read about how water freezes and makes sleet and snow. Many different…

Rotary honors the Student of the Month

From Staff Reports The Eupora Rotary Club recognized Eupora High school senior Joshua Rollins as Eupora Rotary Student of the Month at its Jan. 12 luncheon. Teacher of the Month was Tyler Gray. Joshua is president of the Beta Club…

Mobil Grant

Missy Lewis from Eupora Elementary School has been awarded a $500 Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance Grant. Exxon Mobil supports this educational

College Fair

Hebron Christian School in Pheba held a College Fair recently.

Education notes – 01/20/2016

Locals among HCC graduates Hinds Community College graduated more than 800 students in one of three ceremonies on Dec. 18 at the Muse Center on Hinds’ Rankin Campus. Hinds conferred more than 1,300 credentials, including one-year career certificates or two-year…

Tobacco Quitline provides personalized services

From Press Reports Barry Mason, a paramedic for Choctaw County EMS, started using smokeless tobacco at age 13. Before he knew it, he was hooked. He tried to kick the habit dozens of times, but always fell short. At age…