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Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
Feb. 17, 1938
Eupora Experiences New Building Boom
With several new buildings under construction, there is no evidence that Eupora or Euporans are suffering from what is said to be a “recession” in other parts of the … Read more

EFUMC youth sponsoring ‘Date Night’

From Church Reports

The Eupora First United Methodist Church youth are gearing up for another of their “Date Night” fundraisers scheduled for this Friday, Feb. 15, from 6-11 p.m. at the church.

It is for children age 2 and up. … Read more

4-H leader completes training event

From Press Reports

Rose Graham, leader of the Controllers General II 4-H Club of Maben, participated in a Starkville District UMC leadership training event.

The four hours of training was conducted Jan. 12 at Columbus First United Methodist Church. A … Read more

Oktibbeha County GOP meets in Maben

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — A Jan. 29 meeting at Maben City Hall could make some changes in the way Maben’s municipal elections are held.

Marnita Henderson, chair of the Oktibbeha County Republican Party, and Ricky Bishop, vice chair, came … Read more

MLK Day Parade held in Maben

From Press Reports

Residents from Maben, Starkville, Eupora, Oxford and Tennessee participated in the MLK Day “Insights from the Path Parade” in Maben on Jan. 21.

All you could see were horses, trucks and people singing, walking and talking from … Read more

MHGC plantings gift to Maben

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

MABEN — On Feb. 11, the Maben Home and Garden Club finalized the plantings at the four-way stop on MS Highway 15 as its 50th anniversary gift to the town of Maben.

In keeping … Read more

EES rewards students through PBS

From School Reports

At the conclusion of the first semester at Eupora Elementary School, students were rewarded for good behavior through the PBS program.

Students exhibiting good character skills and behavior receive Eagle Bucks that are placed in a school … Read more

County pursuing fire truck upgrades

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Board of Supervisors is in the process of pursuing avenues of upgrading Webster County’s fire trucks.

The developments began when Mathiston Fire Chief Lee Gilliland and Assistant Chief Shane Box, county Fire Coordinator … Read more

EES student attends presidential inauguration

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A Eupora Elementary School student witnessed history firsthand when she attended the second inauguration of President Barack Obama last month.

Sixth-grader Kyla Patterson heard the president deliver his inaugural address and took part in … Read more

School Board approves agreement

From Staff Reports

The county School Board has formally agreed to let supervisors use its boardroom because of last month’s courthouse fire.

School Board minutes show that members approved a recommendation from Superintendent Jack Treloar on Feb. 4 to enter … Read more