Category: News

Former Oktibbeha County sheriff’s portrait hangs in Starkville library

PHOTO BY TERRY HARPOLE
This painting of the late Bill Harpole was given to the Starkville Public Library on Nov. 9, where it now hangs in the Oktibbeha County Law Library. The late Col. George N. Randolph painted the portrait.

By Terry Harpole

Back in the late ’90s, before the Harpole Family Reunion near Maben, dairy farmer Fred Blocker of the Oktoc community near Starkville and the Starkville Masonic Lodge loaned a painting of William Thomas “Bill” Harpole to be … Read more

Longview Opry

Longview Opry Band members Glen Brown, Joy Hendricks, Gary Grammer, Billy Joe McGinnis, Jerry Wayne McGinnis, Bill Alford and Ronnie Massie

Jim Henry shows a plaque sent to the Longview Opry from Gov. … Read more

Springfield excited about getting chance to play on next level

BETH HENDRIX/EWHS
East Webster Head Coach Lee Berryhill (back l.) and assistant softball coaches Kenneth Dean (front  r.) and Jason Smith (back r.) join senior Bailie Springfield on the day of her signing with Delta State University.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

While Bailie Springfield got a chance to live one of her dreams when she signed to play softball for Delta State University on Thursday, there is another goal she is focusing on as well.… Read more

Interact project

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Students from the Eupora Rotary-sponsored Interact Club at Eupora High School work to create fishing and sewing kits for Operation Christmas Child. … Read more

Wolverines set for North State title game at Baldwyn

DIANA EDWARDS/EWHS
East Webster quarterback Jack Wilson had 188 yards of total offense and three touchdowns against the O’Bannon Green Wave.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Nov. 27 has been a long time coming for the East Webster football team.

“Ever since June 1 this Friday has been on our minds,” said EWHS head football coach Doug Wilson. “Our goal … Read more

Color Run fundraiser a great success

The Color Run had over 170 participants.

For the WPT

The Kicking Cancer with Color Run was held Oct. 31 by the Eupora Juniorette Club. All efforts and proceeds were given in support of two local individuals affected by cancer.… Read more

Everyone wants a nice place to live

Burchfield

By Mayor Dan Burchfield
City of Eupora

As we approach this holiday season, let us all take a moment to give thanks for all the many blessings we have in this great nation.

With all the political polarity a presidential … Read more

Magic Show

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Billy Depreist gives a magic show to Eupora Head … Read more

College tours

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Juniors and seniors from East Webster High School toured the University of Mississippi (left) and… Read more

Children enjoy Thanksgiving storytime

PHOTOS BY FRAN SMITH
The children create and decorate construction turkeys.

By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

Even on a cool rainy Wednesday morning, children look forward to coming to the Webster County Public Library in Eupora.… Read more