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Wedding announcement – Fulgham-Haver

Adam Haver / Aleasha Fulgham

Johnny and Lisa Fulgham of Eupora announce the engagement of their daughter, Aleasha Marie Fulgham, to Adam Robert Haver, son of Samuel and Sylvia Haver of Raymond.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. Billy Earl Shaw and the late … Read more

Box Tops for education

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Eupora Elementary students collected 17,157 box tops for the spring. The top three winners are Kelsey Green, first place; Porter Gary, second place; and Josh Harper, third place. The top homeroom class is … Read more

Bible drills

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Hannah Carson (left) will be going to state Bible Drills representing the children at First Baptist Church of Eupora.
Teens headed to … Read more

Maben Methodist visits with GLC

TERRY HARPOLE
GLC-Eupora residents enjoy songs by the Maben UMC choir.

By Terry Harpole
For the WPT

What better time, for a visit with the residents, and workers at Golden LivingCenter-Eupora than the month of April.
At Golden Living, the month of April is being celebrated as Happy Volunteer Month.
On … Read more

SHAPE field trip

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These fifth- and sixth-grade Eupora SHAPE students recently went on a field trip to the U.S. Space Center in Huntsville, Ala., and Helen Keller’s birthplace in Tuscumbia, Ala. The students are (from left)… Read more

Tree down

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RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF

District 2 Supervisor Pat Cummings uses a trackhoe to remove a huge pin oak tree from Spring Creek Road after… Read more

Library Easter egg hunt

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Children at Webster County Public Library enjoyed an Easter egg hunt at the library on April 16 after Ms. Joyce had read “Easter Egg Hunt” by … Read more

Area schools named as Value Added Schools

Assembled for recognition of the Webster County School District’s Value Added Schools are [front] Randy Hodges, PREPS board member;  Eupora High School teachers Teresa Whitaker and Janice May; East Webster Elementary School teachers Karen Tabb and Sheila Kirkman; EHS teacher Kris Parsons; Dr. Richard Blackbourn, ex-officio PREPS board member and dean of the MSU College of Education; [back] EHS Principal Laci Knight; Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar; EWES Principal Jim Ray; Federal Programs Director James Mason and EHS teacher Michael Knight. East Webster High School was also recognized for outstanding performance.

From Press Reports

Local schools from the Webster County School District were recognized at the statewide conference of the Program of Research and Evaluation of Public Schools for being named as a Value Added School.
More than 1,000 Mississippi schools’ … Read more

Luminaria bags prepared for Relay for Life

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
These committee members have prepared luminaria bags for Webster County’s Relay for Life, which will be May 16.

For the WPT

Members of Webster County’s Relay for Life Luminaria Committee have prepared luminaria bags that will line the walking track on May 16 at NMMC-Eupora Hospital walking track.
For a donation of $10, a bag will be… Read more

Here comes Peter Cottontail

Khloei Earley, Jacob Woodard, Kali Huffman, Emmalin Burton, Winters Norman and Mia Huffman.

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

It was all about the Easter Bunny and Easter eggs at the story hour at the Maben Public Library on April 11.
All the tiny tots were decked out in Easter colors, carrying Easter … Read more