News

Local troop produces 26 Eagle Scouts

For the WPT

2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the first Eagle Award presented by the Boy Scouts of America. The first award was presented to Arthur Eldred of New York in 1912.

The Eagle Scout Award is marked distinction … Read more

Faculty, students active at WCCTC

From School Reports

Faculty and students at the Webster County Career and Technology Center have participated in many activities this semester.

WCCTC instructors conducted the Hunter Education program for sixth- graders from both elementary schools in the school district. The … Read more

Helen Sugg honored for mission service by UMW of Eupora

From Church Reports

Members of the United Methodist Women from Eupora First United Methodist Church presented Helen Sugg a special recognition of mission service on Nov. 16.

Mrs. Sugg, 98, has literally been a member of the Women’s Division for … Read more

Chorus group performs at GLC-Eupora

From Press Reports

The Eupora junior high chorus entertained Golden LivingCenter-Eupora at 10 a.m. Nov. 9 in the activity room.

Rachel Fulce, who directs the chorus, played a few songs on the piano and sang some of the songs with … Read more

] Coach and player to represent Webster County

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

After acquiring the MHSAA Class 2A North Half title, taking a trip to Jackson for the third time in school history and earning their best high school football record, the Eupora Eagles have a … Read more

Christmas Parade entertains large crowd in Eupora

From Staff Reports

A large crowd turned out to view the 2012 Eupora Christmas Parade, “Let Freedom Ring with the Bells of Christmas,” on Dec. 1.

The parade featured 30 entries and the bands from Eupora, East Webster (“The Pride”) … Read more

Christmas arrives in Maben with parade

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — The Maben Christmas Parade rumbled and roared up Second Avenue the night of Dec. 6 with the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department leading the way. Headlights flashed from side to side and sirens … Read more

Mathiston Christmas Parade huge success

By Betty Jeffcoats, President Civic League of Mathiston

MATHISTON — The town of Mathiston had its annual Christmas parade Saturday night and it was a huge success.

We had 60-plus entries and had the biggest turnout that we’ve ever had. … Read more

Pride of Eupora concludes marching season

From School Reports

The Pride of Eupora concluded its marching season on Dec. 1 with the annual Eupora Christmas Market & Parade and Band Booster Draw Down.

There was one lucky winner of the Draw Down this year – LaDonna … Read more

EFUMC hosts Methodist Cluster songfest

By Terry Harpole

Various churches were represented at the Nov. 4. songfest at Eupora First United Methodist Church.

The Webster Methodist Cluster meets monthly at one of the different churches as host. Each November the entire cluster meets at a … Read more