Children learn about ‘Amazing Apples

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — It was another beautiful sunshiny day as the preschool children gathered with Ms. Mary at the Maben Public Library for the Story Hour this past Friday.

Ms. Mary chose to teach the … Read more

Hospice sponsoring seminar for ministers


In an effort to recruit hospice volunteer chaplains to serve in the Eupora and Mathiston areas, the North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice program is sponsoring “The Last Mile of the Way” seminar Sept. 27.

The seminar, which is … Read more

Flea market participants needed in Ackerman

From Press Reports

ACKERMAN — With cooperation between Broken Wings in Ackerman and the Mississippi State University Extension Service, the Buy USA/Choctaw County committee is looking for local artists, crafters, growers and home businesses to begin a flea market in … Read more

Bowling students compete in tournament

From Press Reports

Four East Webster and Starkville bowling students participated in the 47th annual Mississippi State Youth Bowling Tournament at Paradise Lanes in Jackson in June.

They tied for first place in Team in the Major Division. Ashlee Davenport … Read more

Calendar of Events

Project Fit America at EES Students and teachers at Eupora Elementary School will officially kick off the Project Fit American program at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 21.

The PFA physical fitness equipment and curriculum is funded through a grant from the … Read more

Webster County School District child find effort ongoing

Special to the WPT

The Webster County School District is participating in an ongoing statewide effort to locate, identify and evaluate children age birth through 21 who are physically, mentally, communicatively, emotionally and /or severely/profound handicapped.

Early identification of children … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Sept. 23, 1937 Some Hens Lay, Some Don’t No Webster County poultry keeper can afford to feed hens that don’t lay. The following advice given by J.D. Sykes, State College expert, is worthwhile.

“Distinguishing between layers and … Read more

WCSD taking bids for hunting leases

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Anyone interested in leasing available 16th Section lands in Webster County for hunting and fishing rights has only a few more weeks to submit a competitive bid.

The county School Board is accepting sealed … Read more

City to adopt millage, budget

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

No tax increase is proposed for city residents in the next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1.

The Eupora Board of Aldermen will have a special called meeting at 5:30 p.m. today to adopt … Read more

EHS receives national ranking

From Press, Staff Reports

Eupora High School has been ranked in the 2012 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best High Schools.”

Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on state proficiency standards, how well they prepare … Read more