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Canadian bicyclist pays Maben visit

Prelog before leaving Dew’s Place and Maben

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

“No act of kindness is ever wasted,” — Aesop, from “The Lion and The Mouse.”

Maybe these words will well fit some of the townspeople of Maben after the visit of a young … Read more

’10 Timid Ghosts’ haunt storytime

The children make ghost puppets and Halloween pictures.

By Librarian Fran Smith

Webster County

Public Library

 

Nine energetic children arrived at Webster County Library for storytime on Oct. 23.

Ms. Bonnie read “Ten Timid Ghosts,” a story about a witch who tries to scare ghosts out of … Read more

Hunger knows no season

Jessica Harrison, Paige Flemings, Cade Shurden and Miller Hancock proudly display the revolving trophy that was presented to East Webster High School for collecting the highest number of pounds of non-perishable food during the 2012 Hunger Knows No Season food

From Press Reports

 

Filling the local food pantry is especially hard during the holiday season. Food collected during the Hunger Knows No Season food drive period remains in Webster County by going to the local food bank.

In order … Read more

‘Pride of Eupora’ earns Superior ratings

Lenora Hughes (color guard captain); Sonmondra Quinn (senior); Erica Hawes (field commander); Daniel Brown (senior/percussion captain); Deondrae Watkins (senior); Chris Jackson (senior) and Javoris Draine (senior)

For the WPT

 

The Pride of Eupora Marching Band competed in the Mississippi High School Activities Association State Marching Festival for Region II in Grenada on Oct. 12.

This competition serves as a qualifying event for the MHSAA State … Read more

MDAH awards courthouse grant

From Press Reports

 

At its regular quarterly meeting in Jackson on Friday, the board of trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History awarded a grant of $500,000 for the Webster County Courthouse.

Built in 1915 the Webster … Read more

Ride to benefit fallen officer’s family

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress-Times

 

To benefit the family of fallen Eupora Police Officer Keith Crenshaw, area bike riders have decided to come together to honor him with a bike ride this Saturday starting in Eupora.

Crenshaw, who … Read more

911 Calls

Oct. 21

10:12 a.m., alarm, Clarkson Road; Webster SO responds.

10:28 a.m., MVA, Cadaretta Road; WSO responds.

6:14 p.m., medical, Crossroads Church Road, Church County; Mathiston FD provides mutual aid.

8:09 p.m., Holland Street, Maben; transferred to Oktibbeha.

9:56 p.m., … Read more

Obituaries

Jean Anderson

Oct. 21, 2013

Services for Jean Lamb Anderson, 85 of Vernon, Ala., were Oct. 25, 2013, at Montevista Baptist Church in Eupora with Jason Delgado and Brandon Criswell officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

She was born … Read more

EFUMC thanks firefighters for services

From Press Reports

 

During the Eupora Fire Department’s monthly business meeting on Oct. 22, the Eupora First United Methodist Church Social Committee and Mayor Dan Burchfield thanked firefighters for their services to the city of Eupora.

Social Committee members … Read more

Lady Wolverines win South title

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress Times

 

When East Webster softball coach Lee Berryhill looks back over what his Lady Wolverines have done over the past 15 months, it’s hard for him to complain.

During that span they played … Read more