MSU Bulldogs remain undefeated in CWS

From combined reports   Mississippi State’s memorable season continued with another dramatic come-from-behind victory in the College World Series Monday. Trey Porter’s two-run single in the top half of the eighth inning lifted MSU to its second straight win at…

EHS Class of ’53 has reunion

Members and spouses gathered at the reunion of the EHS Class of 1953 are (seated) Martha McCain Ballard, Ruby Anne Dunlap Kincade, Sara Salley Ingram, Kay Lacey Ward, Lottie Huffman Barnett, (standing) Charlie Ward, Mary Anne Bowen Smith, Pat Hollingsworth Davis, Clovis Barnett, Brown Bailey, Yvonne Kilgore Middleton, Billy F. Sturdivant, Jo Alice Duncan Stafford, Kathleen Davis Taylor, Betty Canterberry Fason, Christine Nolen May, Ilene Littlejohn Taylor, Irene Weeks Murphy, Johnny Fason and Charles Davis.

From press reports   The 60-year reunion for the 1953 class at Eupora High School was celebrated April 20 at the Central Service Grill. Members of the class attending were Brown Bailey, Betty Canterberry Fason, Kathleen Davis Taylor, Jo Alice Duncan…

Center boil-water alert remains

From Press, Staff Reports   A boil-water alert issued last week by the Webster Center Water Association for customers who receive their drinking water from its water supply located in Webster County remained in effect as of Tuesday. This affects 300…

City targets Waterworks for grant

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Eupora leaders have designated Waterworks Road for resurfacing if the city is awarded a grant for street improvements. The Small Municipalities Grant of up to $150,000 is available from the Mississippi Development Authority.…

Children learn about vegetables at Maben SRP

Awad watches as the children glue pictures of vegetables to plates.

From the Maben Public Library   It was another fabulous day at the Maben Public Library on June 18; wall-to-wall kids were listening, looking and squirming as Pam Awad, the Mississippi State University nutrition educator, presented her program about “Digging…

Local woman celebrates 100th birthday

Rosa Nell Hodges displays her plaque proclaiming May 19 as “Nell Hodges Day” in Mathiston.

For the WPT   On May 18, Rosa Nell Hodges (“Momma Nell”) celebrated her 100th birthday with more than 100 guests, mostly her own family, at her home in Mathiston. Momma Nell is the oldest living resident of Webster County…