Monthly Archives: March 2013

Lady Eagles searching for their identity

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times Seven games into the 2013 season, the young Eupora High School fast- pitch softball team is still trying to find itself. “I think the biggest thing we need is experience,” said first-year EHS head…

East Webster

From Press Reports East Webster’s bowling team has definitely found its place in the championship city. After sweeping the regional tournament in Tupelo at Rebel Lanes, the Wolverines were ready to take care of business in Jackson on Feb. 22…

1st Pitch Banquet huge success

From Press Reports In August, the Eupora High School Baseball Boosters assembled to make plans for the baseball program for the upcoming school year. At this meeting the boosters were introduced to new Head Coach Brad Mitchell. As a result…

Wolverines 3-2 headed into match-up with Eupora

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times The East Webster baseball team has experienced a little bit of good and a little bit of bad this past week. After opening the weekend with an 11-2 win over Bruce, the Wolverines dropped…

Eagles still seeking first win of season

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times Eupora head baseball coach Brad Mitchell was hoping to have a little positive momentum headed into Friday night’s district opener against homestanding East Webster. But his Eagles didn’t find any on Tuesday night, as…

Texas couple visits area first time in years

From Press Reports MABEN — On Feb. 15, Robert “Bob” Bothwell and his wife, Sue, came to Maben and Starkville for the first time since 1972. The Bothwells now live in Fort Worth, Texas, and he has many relatives in…

EFUMC crowns Mardi Gras Royal Court

From Church Reports The Eupora First United Methodist Church celebrated its fifth annual Mardi Gras Pancake Supper with the crowning of a Royal Court. “In the past we have only crowned a king and queen, but this year our Social…

The Civil War – The 1st American Draft

Submitted by C.J. Johnson “The Draft” was first enacted during the War Between the States and was utilized by both sides. Actually, the very first draft was initiated by the Confederacy in April 1862. The South was in serious need…

Teachers, Paraprofessionals of Year recognized

Teachers, paraprofessionals and the administrator of the year for the Choctaw County School District were recognized and celebrated during the February 11 School Board meeting. Teachers of the Year are: AES-Shelia Jackson, AHS-Kenya Lee, CCCTC-Kristy Camp, FCE-Kasie Dean and WAC-Yassi…