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Hunting for meat with Springfield rifle

Hawkins and Marcus Oswalt of Oswalt’s Building Materials in Mathiston examine the Springfield rifle bought at the store in 1931. Wiley Dobbs, Hawkins’ grandfather, purchased the rifle from Noah Ellis, Oswalt’s grandfather, as a first gun for Dennis Dobbs of Ackerman.

By Roy Hawkins

The little Springfield single-shot .22 came to me as a gift from my Uncle Dennis. My grandfather bought it new for him at Noah Ellis’ hardware store in Mathiston.

The year was 1931, and part of the … Read more

Lady Eagles clinch spot in Class 2A playoffs

PHOTOS BY AMANDA RICHARDSON
Eupora Lady Eagles vs. Vardaman

Kylie Richardson earlier in the season.

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School slow-pitch softball team clinched second place in the region and a spot in the MHSAA Class 2A State Playoffs by taking an 18-3 win over Calhoun City on Thursday.… Read more

Defensive stop gives Eagles spark in 28-21 win over Bruce

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Eupora’s Tanner Knight in an earlier game in the season

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress TImes

Junior Graham has been around football long enough to know that sometimes a defensive play can spark a team’s offense.

That’s just what happened on Friday night for Graham’s Eupora High School Eagles, … Read more

Woodard Rotary’s Student of the Month

From Staff Reports

The Eupora Rotary Club recognized Eupora High school senior Kailee Woodard as Student of the Month at its Oct. 7 luncheon.

Her honors and activities include Mississippi Governor’s School in 2013, page for Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves … Read more

Lady Wolverines to begin 2A playoffs Thursday

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress Times

Inclement weather has pushed back the start of East Webster’s run at the MHSAA Class 2A 2014 State Slow-Pitch Softball Championship until today (Thursday). The Lady Wolverines, currently 18-3 on the season, were … Read more

Clarkson Tower

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Joe Avent of Clarkson Road stands by the “Clarkson Tower.” The tower is in his back yard and Avent said he stays there occasionally.… Read more

Maben 1st Baptist hosts Fall Festival

By Dottie Dewberry

MABEN — The town was full —no parking anywhere; the streets were full of pedestrians checking out the food vendors; the kids were slipping, sliding, bouncing and just having a great time; the front street was crowded … Read more