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Dean named Student of the Month

Autumn Dean is recognized and presented a plaque by EWES Principal Jim Ray as the Webster County School District’s Student of the Month. With Autumn are her parents, grandmother and sister, Meagan, along with Superintendent Jack Treloar, and School Board members Scott Hollenhead, Bobby McMullen, Nancy Davis, Jimmy Hood and Keith Hudspeth.

From School Reports

 

Autumn Dean was awarded Webster County School District’s Student of the Month at the October School Board meeting.

She is the daughter of Mark and Janet Dean, and the granddaughter of Nelson and Melonie Dean and … Read more

Maben High School Reunion held

50th anniversary: John Byars, Howard Fulgham, Sandra Middleton, Donald O’Brian, Lynda Dorman, Larry Oswalt and Calvin Adams

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

It was beautiful fall day for the 30th reunion of the Maben High School classes 1942-70 at West Oktibbeha County High School, formerly known as Maben High School, on Oct. 5.

After a … Read more

Lions Club PPK contest winners announced

NFL Punt, Pass and Kick contest first- through third-place winners (standing) Aryanna Hunter of Louisville, Cooper Reed of Mantee, Nick Martin of EWES, Raven Cherry of WOCES, Jensen Reed of Mantee, Caziah Cooper of Starkville, Leis Parish of Mantee, Andrew Fesmire of WOCES, (kneeling) Cade Morrow of EWES, Makyah Robinson of WOCES, Jada Booker of WOCES, Carson J. Norwood of EWES, Kaleb Parish of Mantee, Matthew Maddox of EWES and Brody Hogue of EWES.

For the WPT

 

The Maben Lions Club hosted the eighth annual NFL Punt, Pass and Kick contest on Sept. 28 at 11 a.m. at the West Oktibbeha County High School football field.

Twenty-one youngsters from the ages of 8 … Read more

EFD’s Gary promoted to captain

Newly promoted Operations Capt. Reagan Gary

By the Eupora

Fire Department

 

Firefighter Reagan Gary has been appointed the new operations captain for the Eupora Fire Department.

Capt. Gary is a lifelong resident of Eupora and son of former EFD Chief and current Eupora Alderman-at-Large Gerald … Read more

‘Scarecrow’s Hat’ read at Storytime

By Librarian Fran Smith

Webster County

Public Library

 

In keeping with the fall theme, Ms. Bonnie read “The Scarecrow’s Hat” by Ken Brown to the children attending storytime at Webster County Public Library on Oct. 9.

The energetic children … Read more

Holmes takes late win over Northwest Mississippi

Bulldog freshman kicker Cole Ballard kicked a 29-yard field goal with 1:24 left in the game to lift the Holmes Community College Bulldogs to a 17-14 win over the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers here Saturday on Homecoming.

With the … Read more

Eagles look to bounce back after region loss

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

There is no panic in the voice of Eupora High School head football coach Junior Graham. He knew all along that winning Region 5-2A was going to be a tough task. He also … Read more

Speaker informs group about Wesley House

For the WPT

 

“God has a special plan for each of us. If you are breathing, God has a plan for you.” That’s the message that Ginger Grissom, executive director of the Wesley House Community Center brought to the … Read more

EHS robotics team in competition

From Press Reports

 

Twenty-four high school student teams will present their robot creations during the 2013 Mississippi Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology Robotics competition in Starkville.

The competition is Friday and Saturday at the Starkville High School gym. Schools … Read more