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Students write estimation jingles

From School Reports

 

Students in Karen Tabb’s fourth-grade math class at East Webster Elementary School have written and performed poems/jingles about estimation.

Anna Sibley wrote this poem:

Estimation Investigation

By Anna Sibley

Estimation is an investigation.

My friend this … Read more

Select earliest-blooming daffodils this fall

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel

Extension Horticulture Specialists

 

Fall will be here soon (Sept. 22) and garden centers will have bins, bags and other packages of spring bulbs for sale. Nothing shouts SPRING more than the cheery buttercup.… Read more

911 director addresses concerns

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Webster County 911 Director Jimmy McLemore says he is implementing changes that should improve dispatcher communications with the public and emergency personnel.

“Things are fixing to change,” he told supervisors last week.

The … Read more

Farmers come out to Maben Market

By Jane Collins, Manager

Maben Farmers’ Market

 

A variety of fresh produce was available at the Maben Farmers’ Market on Saturday. Annie Harris arrived from Pheba with fresh yellow squash, okra and peppers from her garden.

Shane Davis of … Read more

Lady Eagles look to keep up winning ways

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Fresh off three straight victories, the Eupora High School slow-pitch softball team is set to host Vardaman today (Thursday), before entertaining Calhoun City in a district match-up on Tuesday.

The Lady Eagles defeated … Read more

EWHS student killed in camper fire

By Floyd Ingram

Chickasaw Journal

 

HOUSTON – Two teenagers have been seriously burned and a third has died following a Saturday morning fire in eastern Chickasaw County.

Authorities said Tony Mark “Bubba” Raines, 16, died en route to Central … Read more

City pursuing land swap deal

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

City leaders have taken steps toward a possible land exchange at Gary Park and Whites Creek Lake.

The Eupora Board of Aldermen, on Sept. 3, authorized board attorney Jacqueline Meek to run a … Read more

Sports Briefs

Maben Lions host

Punt, Pass and

Kick contest

The Maben Lions Club will host the National Football League Punt, Pass and Kick Competition at 11 a.m. Sept. 28 at the football field at West Oktibbeha County High School in Maben.… Read more

Obituaries

Bobby C. Bingham

Aug. 21, 2013

Services for Bobby Cornelius Bingham, 35, of Eupora were Aug. 31, 2013 at Mt. Union Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Jean Bingham officiating. Burial was in Churchill Cemetery.

He was born July 30, … Read more

‘Ghostly’ author speaking in Ackerman

By Jan Ballard

MSU Extension Service

 

Area residents may meet Mississippi author Merle Temple and discuss his new book, “A Ghostly Shade of Pale,” at 10 a.m. Oct. 1 at the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman.

Sponsored by the … Read more