News

Sanctuary dedication a ‘wonderful experience’

The FBC Eupora church sanctuary during the sanctuary dedication ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 13.

By Gwen Sisson

FBC Eupora

 

For five months, the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Eupora has been a construction zone.

The sanctuary “facelift” has freshened up the historic sanctuary, while providing better acoustics, air conditioning and more stage … Read more

World Harvest attends Mission Mississippi celebration

Fellowship of Christian Athletes students during the Presentation of the Cross

From Church Reports

 

On Sunday, Oct. 27, World Harvest’s congregation traveled to Jackson to participate in the 20th anniversary of Mission Mississippi, Glowing for Christ.

Follow the Cross covered 2,489 miles in Mississippi. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes carried … Read more

Maben Lions Club welcomes new members

Nygard, Lightsey, Norwood and Carder with Maben Lion Rob Collins, sponsor of the two new members

By the Maben Lions Club

 

Shawn Nygard, president of the Maben Lions Club, welcomed a special guest, District Gov. Jerry Lightsey of Batesville, who came Oct. 22 to induct two new members to the club.

Rob Collins sponsored Ken … Read more

Johnson bound over in Grenada robbery

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By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The lone surviving robbery suspect who was in a fleeing car that struck and killed Eupora policeman Keith Crenshaw last month now awaits possible indictment on a Grenada armed robbery charge.

Brandon Johnson, … Read more

Promethean smart boards at EES

Teacher Arey Herard uses her Promethean board.

Kindergarten teachers and students were rewarded for selling the most incentive cards at Eupora Elementary School. All four EES kindergarten teachers received Promethean smart boards and a laptop computer.

Teacher Arey Herard uses her Promethean board.

Teacher Arey Herard uses her Promethean board.

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WCTS Blue Devils have historic legacy

(Right) The Webster County Training School’s 1969-70 state-championship basketball team: [top row] Coach Curtis Ford, Jackie Roberts (trainer, deceased), Robert Woodard (trainer), Elmer Davis, John Deloach, Archie Conley, Charlie Edwards, Sonnie Nash (deceased), Chris Carter (bookkeeper), Coach Gates (deceased), [bottom row] George A. Draine Jr., Jerry McComb, Andrew Jolliff, Willie Pass, Paul Brantley and Charles Brantley.

From Staff Reports

 

Some of the older generations of Webster County residents remember the days of the Webster County Training School, which was previously located at what is now Eupora Elementary School.

The athletes that attended the school during … Read more

Large crowd attends FunTober Autumn Festival

All the entrants on stage before the judging of the children’s costume contest

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

A large crowd came out to the Mathiston Park for the first-ever FunTober Autumn Festival on Oct. 26.

That Saturday started as a rather cool morning. The festivities began at 8 a.m. and … Read more

Award-winning author visits Eupora with new book

From Press Reports

 

Brandon resident and Mississippi State University graduate John M. Floyd will sign copies of his latest mystery/suspense short story collection, “Deception” (Dogwood Press, 2013), at the Webster County Public Library on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 11:30 … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

One of the things I teach in the interpersonal communication class is that words, for the most part, have only an arbitrary connection to their meanings.

For example, the word … Read more

Church News

Maben Church

of God

Maben Church of God will be selling barbecue plates from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 8 and 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 9.

Plates are $7 each and will consist of barbecue, slaw, baked beans, bun and tea. … Read more