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Sports schedules

FRIDAY, OCT. 11

Prep Football

7 p.m. — Starkville Academy at French Camp

7 p.m. — Choctaw County at Choctaw Central

7 p.m. — Calhoun City at East Webster

7 p.m. — Bruce at Eupora

7 p.m. — Louisville at … Read more

Lady Eagles set to travel to Enterprise

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The Eupora High School Lady Eagles hope to have a little momentum on their side as they make the drive South to Enterprise on Tuesday to open the MHSAA Class 2A State Slow-Pitch … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Oct. 13, 1938

Mantee School Lunchroom Proving Great Success

The Mantee lunchroom is moving along fine with Mrs. Irene Henley as lunchroom supervisor and Mrs. Dola Smith and Argie Grasson … Read more

Mission Mississippi comes to Maben

Members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes from East Webster High School with the cross. Photo submitted by TERRY HARPOLE.

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

The group Mission Mississippi, partnering with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, made its way to Maben last Friday afternoon.

FCA members are carrying a 6-foot cross on a nearly 2,500-mile walk across all … Read more

‘Quilt Lady’ loves hobby

Etta Reed displays one of her quilts.

By Etta Reed

 

I am known as the “Quilt Lady.” I am 87 years old and have lived in the Sapa community since 1939.

I have pieced and quilted up to 50 to 75 quilts. I have given my … Read more

World Harvest hosts Youth Night

Anointed and Chosen, Church House of Refuge FWC, worships through dance: “Take Me to the King.”

From World Harvest

Outreach Ministries

 

World Harvest Outreach Ministries hosted Minister D’Juan McMullen at 6 p.m. Sunday for Youth Night. Several guest churches participated.

The title for the message was “Staying Pure in an Unpure World.” Minister D’Juan is … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your
vocabulary.

This past week I listened to Pink Floyd’s “The Wall,” a double CD set released during the final weeks of the 1970s decade. “The Wall” is a concept album, which … Read more

Church news

FBC Sunday School class garage sale

First Baptist Church’s Agape Sunday School class will have a garage sale Oct. 5 in the Laundromat building.

Proceeds from the sale will help offset expenses for the new College/Career class to go to … Read more

County’s jobless rate dips slightly in August

From Staff Reports

 

Webster County’s unemployment rate declined slightly to 11.6 percent in August, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 11.9 percent in July.

The county’s unemployment rate was also 11.6 percent in August 2012.

During August, the … Read more