Category: News

Mathiston hosting Mulberry Festival

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By Betty Jeffcoats
President, Mathiston Civic League

The Mathiston Civic League invites everyone to our Mulberry Festival, which will be Oct. 31 in Mathiston’s park. We will have arts and crafts vendors, plenty of tasty foods to choose from and … Read more

PBS party

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Eupora Elementary School had a successful first nine weeks… Read more

EES pep rally

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Eupora Elementary students enjoyed their first pep rally… Read more

Eupora Eagles improve to 2-0 in Region 4-2A play

Victor Goldman had 167 yards and 2 TD for the Eagles.
Pictures courtesy of Richard Love of Ballshotz

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Stephen Edwards knows full well the challenge his Eagles face the coming three weeks, but he also knows his Eupora High School football team has been playing well the past two weeks heading into … Read more

Maben storytime features ‘Fantastic Bats’ book

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By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

Storytime on Sept. 9 at the Maben Public Library was all about bats. We read a science book titled “Fantastic Bats.”… Read more

Former Webster Countian charged in child’s death

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Tami Mann and Jasmine Irwin

By James Phillips
The Star-Herald

KOSCIUSKO — A group of area citizens gathered Sept. 15 at Red Bud Springs Park in downtown Kosciusko to celebrate the life of Jasmine Irwin, a toddler who died Sept. 6. Her mother has been … Read more

East Webster fights off weather, Winona to pick up region win

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East Webster senior Josh McMullen

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Going into last week’s 17-0 Region 4-2A win over Winona, East Webster head coach Doug Wilson said he knew one thing for sure.

“We did not want to go into Okolona 0-2 (in the … Read more

Ice cream party

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Eupora Elementary School had over 100 students who met their Accelerated Reader goal for first nine weeks.… Read more

Pittman WCSD Student of the Month

Webster County School Board members and others with and honoring Student of the Month Lily Pittman are (front) Michael Adkins, director of WCCTC; Jimmy Pittman; Lily Pittman; Carol Pittman; Sue Anne Boatman, counselor at WCCTC; board member Jimmy Hood; (back) Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar; board members Milton Davis, Scott Hollenhead, Nancy Davis and Bobby McMullen; and board attorney George Mitchell.

From School Reports

Lily Pittman, a senior at Eupora High School, was honored as Webster County School District’s Student of the Month at the school board meeting on Oct. 5.… Read more

Sweet potato swan

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This sweet potato that resembles a swan was grown by Jimmy and Cornelia Cummings of Ticky Bend Road. The googly eyes… Read more