Category: News

Luminaria Ceremony volunteers announced

McDougald, Faulkenbery and Richardson.

From Press Reports

The Rev. Ron McDougald, Jo Faulkenbery and Amanda Richardson are three of the committed volunteers who will have a special part in the Luminaria Ceremony April 25 during Webster County’s Relay for Life.

Giving the invocation at … Read more

Mardi Gras Parade to kick off Relay

Emma Kate and Ella Fancher are ready to “Let the Good Times Roll Away Cancer” in Relay for Life’s Mardi Gras Parade of Floats. They are the daughters of Daniel and Kadie Carol Fancher.

For the WPT

Eupora 20th Century is sponsoring the Mardi Gras Parade of Floats to kick off Webster County Relay for Life 2015.

The parade starts at 10 a.m. April 25 on the track at the hospital. It is a … Read more

ICC set to host NFL Leadership Program

From school reports

FULTON – The Itawamba Community College football team will participate in a NFL Leadership Program on Saturday.

The NFL Leadership Program is designed to provide athletes with a better understanding of what it means to be leaders … Read more

GLC thanks, recognizes volunteers

From GLC-Eupora

Golden LivingCenter-Eupora is celebrating National Volunteer Week/Month.

Thank you ALL for sharing your time and caring and making our residents days happier and fuller. The heart and soul of America lives within our volunteers. Our country is that … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 04/15/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I am reading a book titled “Hamlet: A User’s Guide” by Michael Pennington, who has performed in “Hamlet, Prince of Denmark” numerous times throughout three decades.… Read more

Honor Roll

East Webster Elementary School has released its Honor Roll for third nine weeks:

A Honor Roll
First Grade: Parker Adams, Lucie Brand, Catherine Cook, Daygan Crowley, Barrett Gregg, Jeffrey Griffin, Mikela Gunter, Alexa Haney, Hannah Haney, Kendall Helms, William Lott, … Read more

WCCTC duo competing in auto skills contest

From Press Reports

Two high school students from the Webster County Career and Technology Center in Eupora are teaming up to test their automotive knowledge and technical skills against other topnotch students statewide in a spirited contest with opportunities to … Read more

E911 Calls – 04/15/15

April 6
11:51 a.m., vehicle in road, Hwy. 782, Mantee; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds.
4:19 p.m., medical, Medical Plaza; EMS responds.
4:45 p.m., dispute, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora Police Department responds.… Read more

Time Capsules – 04/15/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: April 18, 1940

‘Gone With the Wind’ at Maben
Scarlett O’Hara, Ashley Wilkes, Melanie, Rhett Butler, Bell Watling and all those other famous Southern personages in “Gone With the Wind” … Read more

HCC Lady Bulldogs have 11-9 North Division mark

From school results
The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs split two key North Division contests with the Northwest Mississippi Community College Lady Rangers on Saturday, winning game one 4-1 and falling in game two 4-0.

With the split, the Lady … Read more