Category: News

Eagles bounce back from loss with two key wins

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Eupora High School boys basketball team found itself on the embarrassing end of a 69-28 contest with Choctaw Central last Tuesday night. But, the Eagles gathered themselves and came back to take wins…

Be prepared: use resources for predicting frost

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel Extension Horticulture Specialists Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director   Typically, by this time of year we are shutting down the garden in preparation for the cold winter months. To help gardeners throughout…

Acupuncture talk

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Eupora Rotary Club President Hays Burchfield welcomes Clare Mallory O’Nan, who was guest speaker at the club’s Nov. 24 meeting. A licensed acupuncturist and doctor of oriental medical, she owns the North Mississippi Acupuncture and Holistic Center in…

Egg Bowl Run

JEFF PATTON Mississippi State University Army ROTC cadets approach Mathiston during the third annual Egg Bowl Run, which also came through Eupora. ROTC cadets from MSU and the University of Mississippi took turns running with football in hand Nov. 23…

Kindergarten feast

Kindergarten students at Eupora Elementary School celebrate with a Thanksgiving feast, which was Nov. 20

Thanksgiving Feast

Eupora Elementary School fed over 829 students, teachers and family members on Nov. 19. Among those enjoying the meal are the White family (Above) and Hitt family (left). EES thanks everyone that came to celebrate Thanksgiving! 

Webster County Storytime

The Webster County Library was bustling with the sounds of excited children as they arrived for storytime on Dec. 9. After visiting with friends, the children joined in singing “Jingle Bells,” “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “We Wish You a…

‘10 Fat Turkeys’ at Maben storytime

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library We read about “10 Fat Turkeys” during storytime at the Maben Public Library on Nov. 20. These turkeys were fooling around on a fence. We counted down until no turkeys were left. The…

God is the Promise Keeper

From Liberty UMC Liberty United Methodist Church and the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor greet you again this week. We have entered the third week of Advent. People all over the world are anticipating Christmas Day. Our pastor is preparing us for…

Lesson learned from death on the farm

By Charlie Saunders It was in the mid-’50s that this incident happened. All people mentioned are deceased and I can feel free to mention names and places that I can recall here 50 years later. My brother Bill Gary was…