Blaylock earns adapted PE teaching award

Sandra Blaylock displays her Teacher of the Year award from LAHPERD.  She is accompanied by her brother, Stan.

For the WPT

LAHPERD (Louisiana Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance) proudly honored Sandra Blaylock as the 2014 Ellen Gillentine Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year for the state of Louisiana.

The award was presented on Nov. 7 in … Read more

Children learn about scarecrows at MPL

Will Harper and Winters Norman make scarecrows

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library
We had fun making and learning about scarecrows at the Maben Public Library on Nov. 7.

Our book was titled “Scarecrow,” written by Cynthia Rylant. We see them … Read more

Trunk or Treat

A young policeman and ballerina

An estimated 1,200 people participated in the sixth annual Community Trunk-or-Treat event the night of Oct. 31 in downtown Eupora. Trunks full of candy were lined up along the “high side” of North Dunn for children to trick-or-treat in a … Read more

OCC Collection Week underway

From Church Reports

Local churches have been collecting shoeboxes for the Operation Christmas Child ministry.

They will be sent to the Webster County Collection Center as part of OCC’s National Collection Week, which is underway through Monday.

The center is … Read more

Storytime has Thanksgiving theme

The children decorate turkeys.

By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

Dressed in overalls and jeans, children attended storytime at Webster County Public Library on Nov. 12 to hear Ms. Pat read two new books.

Keeping the theme of Thanksgiving in mind, Ms. Pat … Read more

Judenary celebrates 101st birthday

Marylee Bonnie Bell Judenary

Special to the WPT

Marylee Bonnie Bell Judenary of Eupora, better known as Aunt Bont, celebrated her birthday on Nov. 2. Every birthday this lady has had, has been very special for years.

In December 1980 she became the oldest … Read more

Eupora High is FCA active

(Right) Trunk-or-Treat: (front row) Audrey Stoker, Christiana Boren, Karley Blaylock, Brooklyn Britt, Jalie White, (second row) Kylie Richardson, Janna Hodges, Allen Reid, Jakavius Townsel and Allie Whitaker

From School Reports

The members of Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Eupora High School have been busy this fall.
On Oct. 31, they participated in the Community Trunk-or-Treat.

On Nov. 8 they traveled to Starkville to Mississippi State University to … Read more

ECOM recognizes Honor Roll students

Kailee Woodard, Kaden Pittman and Lenora Hughes were also recognized. Other students that received rewards were Adryanna Bell, Concordian Cork, Ashton Dumas, Zy Ford, Destin Gladney, Parron Hill, Lionel Mays, Elijah Shelton, Saniyah Shelton, Niqun Townsel and Corrina Windrick.

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress-Times

The community-based organization Eupora Community Outreach Ministry recognized and rewarded students who are also members of local churches for making the A and A/B Honor Rolls for the first nine weeks at their … Read more

Shoeboxes from FCA

Officers with the Eupora High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes finish up the shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. This is one of the service projects that the club participates in. … Read more

Long term care outing


Some residents from North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Long Term Care enjoyed an afternoon at the home of Reba Thompson making fried apple pies. Gathered are … Read more