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Lady Eagles pick up three solid softball victories

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Eupora High School slow-pitch softball team won three of the four games it played last week, with the only loss coming to defending MHSAA Class 3A State Champion Philadelphia High School. EHS, 7-1…

Lady Wolverines remain undefeated headed into third week

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times East Webster High School won three games by double-digits last week to improve to 7-0 on the slow-pitch softball season. The Lady Wolverines opened the week with a doubleheader sweep of Grenada on Monday,…

Traffic stop leads to crystal meth arrest

From Press & Staff Reports Webster County deputies made a traffic stop on Highway 9 in Eupora on Saturday that led to the finding of a small amount of crystal meth, a pipe and used syringe. Amanda Hill, 35, was…

Dietitian addresses Rotary

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Program chairman Robin Mixon welcomes guest speaker Shiloh Lancaster to the Aug. 25 meeting of the Eupora Rotary Club. Lancaster, MS, RD, LD, is director of Food and Nutrition Services at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora.

MSU band includes local drum major

From Press Reports With annual band camp concluded, Mississippi State’s 330-member Famous Maroon Band is turning its attention fine-tuning routines for the 2015-16 school year. Veteran director Elva Kaye Lance said this year’s contingent represents 14 states in addition to…

Maben Methodists visit sister church

“You begin by expecting good things to happen.” ~ Thomas Hopkins By Terry Harpole Perhaps those words, said many years ago by Mr. Hopkins, should have been heeded, but for the members of Maben United Methodist Church and LaGrange UMC…

JV Lady Wolverines

PHOTOS SUBMITTED BY PEGGY STUCKEY East Webster High School’s junior varsity softball team defeated

Local addresses forum on education initiatives

By Anne Preus The Bolivar Commercial CLEVELAND — Approximately 125 people turned out Thursday at the Bologna Performing Arts Center to hear the pros and cons on the education initiatives, which will appear on the ballot in the November general election.…

MDWFP offering local dove hunting opportunity

From Press Reports As part of its Private Lands Dove Field Program, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks has prepared a dove field in Webster County and is offering a limited number of hunting permits for purchase. The…