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Sports schedules

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13

Prep Football

7 p.m. — Choctaw County at Union

7 p.m. — East Webster at Houston

7 p.m. — Eupora at Coahoma AHS

7 p.m. — French Camp at Noxapater

7 p.m. — Philadelphia at Louisville… Read more

911 Calls

Sept. 2

4:31 p.m., car fire, East Old Hwy. 82; Mathiston FD, Webster SO respond.

5:07 p.m., stolen property, Calabrella Road; WSO responds.

10:56 p.m., dispute, West Fox Avenue; Eupora PD responds.

Sept. 3

1:01 a.m., trespassing, West Roane Avenue; … Read more

EPD reports

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during August:

Speeding, four; suspended driver’s license, five; no driver’s license, one; no tag, one; no insurance, two; seatbelt violation, one; noise ordinance violation, one; disregard for traffic device (ran school bus stop … Read more

Church news

Maben Church of

God yard sale

Maben Church of God youth will be having a yard sale Sept. 14 in the old Krystal’s parking lot in Starkville on Highway 12. Proceeds from the yard sale, which will begin early that … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I remember the lyrics of a song from more than 30 years ago by the American music group Steely Dan. “They’ve got a name for the winners of the world. … Read more

Gary elected to NRRC board

From Press Reports

 

Harold Gary of Brookhaven was elected to the national board of directors of the National Rural Rehabilitation Corp. at the annual conference in Des Moines, Iowa.

He also serves as vice president of the Mississippi Rural … Read more

Maben Clinic offers free sports physicals

For the WPT

 

More than 60 student-athletes took advantage of free sports physicals Aug. 13 at Maben Medical Clinic

They were offered to West Oktibbeha County High School , East Webster High School and Hebron Christian School.

“We appreciate … Read more

School Board awards shortfall note

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The Webster County School Board has accepted a bank’s proposal on a shortfall note the district is issuing.

The $179,609 three-year note was awarded to Bank of Kilmichael-Mathiston at the board’s Sept. 3 … Read more

Students write estimation jingles

From School Reports

 

Students in Karen Tabb’s fourth-grade math class at East Webster Elementary School have written and performed poems/jingles about estimation.

Anna Sibley wrote this poem:

Estimation Investigation

By Anna Sibley

Estimation is an investigation.

My friend this … Read more

Select earliest-blooming daffodils this fall

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel

Extension Horticulture Specialists

 

Fall will be here soon (Sept. 22) and garden centers will have bins, bags and other packages of spring bulbs for sale. Nothing shouts SPRING more than the cheery buttercup.… Read more