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Lady Wolverines claim Region 4-2A Championship

The Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School and coaches celebrate with the Class 2A, Region 4 championship trophy. The team defeated Calhoun City 62-56 in the final game of the Region 4-2A Tournament hosted at EWHS on Friday.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

The 26-1 Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School continued their march toward the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson in hopes of playing for the MHSAA Class 2A State Championship when they claimed a pair of … Read more

‘It’s for the Birds!’ at MHGC meeting

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For the WPT

“I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment.”
Pat Buckley

It was a rather chilly day Feb. 17 but the good ladies of the Maben Home and Garden Club traveled out to … Read more

Rotarians learn about MSU-SBDC

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Scott and Rotary program chairman Stan Blaylock

From Staff Reports

Debbie Scott shared information about resources available to small businesses with the Eupora Rotary Club on Feb. 17.

Scott is director of the Small Business Development Center at Mississippi State University.

Mississippi’s Small Business Development Centers provide … Read more

Hester paints for LTC residents

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Lisa Hester, an art teacher for Webster County Schools, paints roosters for the residents of North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora Long Term Care. … Read more

ExxonMobil grant

Eupora Elementary School Principal Trey Rolison receives a $500 check from Barry Rushing on behalf of SHAPE teacher Patricia Cochran. … Read more

Work at Cadence Bank

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TERRY HARPOLE

This is one of the 20 service vehicles of Cole Electrical Co. from Birmingham, Ala., … Read more

Newlyweds should save, plan before buying home

Newlywed couples who want to buy their first home should educate themselves on the process and have a written financial plan to follow. (Photo by iStock)

By Nathan Gregory
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Newlywed couples face numerous questions when considering the purchase of their first home.

Finances, mobility, career stability, credit and the state of the housing market are all important factors to think … Read more

Calendar of Events – 02/25/2015

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NARFE to meet
The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association will have its monthly meeting on Feb. 26 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Starkville.

Doors open at 11 am and lunch is served at 11:30. This month’s guest … Read more

Food safety tips keep wedding guests smiling

Keeping hot and cold foods at the proper temperatures during a wedding reception is essential for maintaining food safety and quality. (Photo by iStock)

By Keri Collins Lewis
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Food-borne illnesses are not popular wedding favors, and brides can keep their guests smiling by practicing a few simple food safety tips.

Natasha Haynes, host of “The Food Factor” and … Read more