Maben UMC planning fall revival Oct. 11-13

The Rev. Wesley Pepper

By Terry Harpole

Maben United Methodist Church has finalized plans for its fall revival, which will be Oct. 11-13.

This will be a return home for the visiting preacher, the Rev. Wesley Pepper, pastor of Coopers’ Chapel in Quitman. He … Read more

DAR donates flag

At the Sept. 8 meeting of the Eupora Board of Aldermen, the Old Choctaw County Chapter,… Read more

Local Punt, Pass, Kick winners announced

Winners of the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick contest at East Webster High School are (standing) Mason Brand, Aurora Weiss, Lawson Quinn, Victor Mitchell, Nick Martin, Carson Norwood, Jeb Sisk, (kneeling) Janri Jones and Kouper Shook.  After the contest it was discovered that Jeb Sisk had won the 8-9 age boys division, and he was given a blue shirt and ribbon.

By Jane Collins, Secretary
Maben Lions Club

The Maben Lions Club put on the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick contest on Sept. 12. Sixteen youngsters, mostly from East Webster Elementary and High schools, participated in the event on the East … Read more

No. 1 Co-Lin holds off homestanding East Central in classic

CCHS graduate Tre Brown (40) applies pressure against East Central in the Wolfpack's 31-28 win.

From combined reports

A furious second half comeback by the East Central Community College Warriors fell short as the No. 1 ranked Copiah-Lincoln Wolfpack escaped Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus last Thursday with a hard-fought 31-28 Mississippi Association of … Read more

Children enjoy ‘Big Red Apple’

Brayden Avent, Blake and Alyssa Walker, Madelyn and Bryar Avent, Ms. Mary, Braxton Bird, Will and Winters Norman, and Annslee Bird

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

Our story Sept. 18 at the Maben Public Library was “The Big Red Apple” by Tony Johnston.

A tree grew and was filled with big red apples. Then the wind came and blew … Read more

HCC eLearning



Program chairman Wanda Thomas welcomes guest speaker Tish Stewart to the Sept. 15 meeting of the Eupora Rotary Club. Stewart is director of eLearning at Holmes Community College, which is a member of the Mississippi Virtual … Read more

Road Trips


East Webster High juniors and seniors recently visited local community colleges. Campus visits include a walking tour, … Read more

Eupora Lady Eagles take win over rival East Webster

Courtney Hatcher at pitcher with Alley Reed at left center and Kylar Cain at 2nd.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

After using a four-run fourth inning to build a 7-2 lead it looked like Eupora’s Lady Eagles were going to let a chance at victory over arch-rival East Webster slip away as the Lady … Read more

Local on NEMCC football team

Kris Kent

From Press Reports

The Northeast Mississippi Community College football program is already one-third of the way through its 2015 season.

The Tigers have home games remaining on Oct. 1 vs. Mississippi Delta Community College and on Oct. 8 against Itawamba … Read more

Bailey named new CPD editorial reporter and office manager

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From staff reports

The Choctaw Plaindealer has recently welcomed Chuck Bailey as their new Editorial Reporter and Office Manager.

Chuck grew up in the Webster County, graduating from Cumberland High School, which is now East Webster High School in 1981.… Read more