Category: News

Children learn about snow at Maben Library

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library The children listened attentively while I read the story “I Am Snow” on Jan. 15 at the Maben Public Library. We read about how water freezes and makes sleet and snow. Many different…

Rotary honors the Student of the Month

From Staff Reports The Eupora Rotary Club recognized Eupora High school senior Joshua Rollins as Eupora Rotary Student of the Month at its Jan. 12 luncheon. Teacher of the Month was Tyler Gray. Joshua is president of the Beta Club…

Mobil Grant

Missy Lewis from Eupora Elementary School has been awarded a $500 Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance Grant. Exxon Mobil supports this educational

College Fair

Hebron Christian School in Pheba held a College Fair recently.

Education notes – 01/20/2016

Locals among HCC graduates Hinds Community College graduated more than 800 students in one of three ceremonies on Dec. 18 at the Muse Center on Hinds’ Rankin Campus. Hinds conferred more than 1,300 credentials, including one-year career certificates or two-year…

Tobacco Quitline provides personalized services

From Press Reports Barry Mason, a paramedic for Choctaw County EMS, started using smokeless tobacco at age 13. Before he knew it, he was hooked. He tried to kick the habit dozens of times, but always fell short. At age…

Mid-Mississippi Challenge set for Saturday in Ackerman

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times ACKERMAN — Some of the best high school girls basketball teams in the state of Mississippi are set to converge at Ty Cobb Gymnasium on the campus of Choctaw County High School in Ackerman…

Time marches on! What are you doing with your time?

By Bro. J.B. Rowe 2015 passed swiftly. Christmas came and passed, and another year came. Jan. 1 came and passed quickly. 2016 is moving on swiftly. It seems that time, speed has increased. Days pass so fast we need to…

Calendar of Events – 01/20/2016

EES blood drive Eupora Elementary School is hosting a blood drive on Jan. 26 from 1-6 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call the school office at 258-6735. ‘Starting a Business’ seminar Debbie Scott from the Mississippi State University Small Business Development…