Category: News

Cowboy Yell

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MEGAN BEAN/MSU

Mississippi State University fans set a Guinness World Record on Sept. 10 for ringing cowbells at the Cowbell Yell in Davis Wade Stadium. … Read more

Twin sisters celebrate 77th birthdays

Identical twin sisters Jetty Paxton Gary and Etty Paxton Brown (seated) celebrated their 77th birthdays at MSU with Gary’ daughters Carol (left) and Cathy.

By Jennifer J. Whittier
Bluffs & Bayous

The Sept. 19 tailgate at Mississippi State University was special for several reasons.

We had great food and fellowship; our Bulldogs won, and we celebrated Birthday #77 with identical twin sisters Jetty Paxton … Read more

Lake outing

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Ladies from Golden Living Center-Eupora enjoy a trip to Lake Tiak-O’Khata in Louisville. … Read more

Lady Wolverines roll into North State finals with two sweeps

Bailie Springfield waits on base for her team to hit the ball and drive her to the home base.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress TImes

The Lady Wolverines of East Webster rolled into a re-match with Eupora for the MHSAA Class 2A North State Slow-Pitch Softball Championship by sweeping a pair of foes in the first two rounds of … Read more

VFW post honored

Cmdr. Pate accepts a Diamond Jubilee Certificate from VFW National Headquarters for 75 years of service to veterans and the community. Making the presentation are Lee Perry, James Gordon and James Chapman, past department commanders of the Mississippi VFW; and Junior Vice Cmdr. Norm Copeland.

Joe H. Morehead VFW Post 3806 of Eupora had its 75th-anniversary open house Oct. 4. T… Read more

Eagles drop tough region contest to Winona, 24-14

Al Dumas running behind the blocks of Justin Richardson and Christian Long.
Photos by Richard Love/Ballshotz

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School football team hopes to bounce back from its first Region 4-2A loss of the season when the Eagles play host to a powerful Calhoun City team on Friday night.

The … Read more

Patriotic program

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At the October meeting of the Old Choctaw County Chapter, … Read more

District governor visits Maben Lions Club

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Dickson presents a 20-year chevron pin to Rob Collins of Maben.

By Jane Collins, Secretary
Maben Lions Club

The Maben Lions Club met Oct. 13 at Trace-Way Restaurant in Mathiston for a regular meeting at noon.

The program was called to order by President Shawn Nygard. After a brief business meeting … Read more

Mathiston Veterans Memorial nears completion

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The Mathiston Veterans Memorial.

Commemoration ceremony set for Nov. 8 for memorial

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The new Mathiston Veterans Memorial is near completion. Just a few minor cosmetic additions still need to be added, and lighting for the American and Mississippi … Read more

Rearing, not raising, children in today’s world

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Our society places way too much faith in Facebook and social media in general. Since when did Facebook/social media determine what caliber of mother one is?

Sure, I am still at that stage in my life where I do actually … Read more