Month: August 2013

Yard of Month


The Maben Home and Garden Club awarded Jamie’s Body Shop in Maben with the Yard of the Month. Recently Jamie moved in a small wooden building, which now serves as his office, next door to the body shop. Then Shuff … Read more

Anna Elizabeth Bailey competes


Anna Elizabeth Bailey competed in the Preteen division of the Miss Magnolia State pageant in Vicksburg on July 27. Anna competed with more than 40 other girls in her group and won fourth alternate in beauty and third in fashion. … Read more

Kuykendall recognized



The Mississippi Transportation Commission has recognized participants in the Undergraduate and Graduate Civil Engineering Education Program. The program, administered by the Mississippi Department of Transportation, is for students from accredited Civil Engineering Programs at Mississippi Universities. All of this … Read more

Gibson Family Scholarship assists area students at HCC

Hugh Gibson, Holmes Bulldogs: 1964-65

From Press Reports


The Hugh Gibson Family Scholarship continues to assist Webster and Choctaw County students secure a college education at Holmes Community College.

Since 1992, the Gibson Family Scholarship has been granted to a Webster or Choctaw County … Read more

Bishop celebrates her 90th birthday

Wyman and Fran Bishop at her 90th birthday celebration

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT


”I believe in loyalty. When a woman reaches an age she likes, she should stick with it.” ~Eva Gabor

Friends, family and other interested parties converged on the fellowship hall of Double Springs … Read more

Underclassmen will be counted on to lead Lady Wolverines

East Webster High School Lady Wolverines 2013 include (front) Mary Fielder, Autumn Frost, Paige Flemings, Curtlyn Blake, Emily Nason, Jessica Davis, Sydney Dewberry, Jordan Johnson, Josie Reed, (back) Kendall Wilkinson, Mamie Hollenhead, Alaina Hill, Bailie Springfield, Ally Ferguson, MariTodd Brown, Jessie Reed, Jennah Pate, Jana White, Geneva White, Kerrigan Clark, Krista Ellis and Maddie Flemings.  Kandler Flora is also a member of the team. CHICKASAW JOURNAL

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times


East Webster softball coach Lee Berryhill will have to change his philosophy a little headed into the 2013 slow-pitch season that officially kicks off Saturday.

“I always say you are only as good … Read more

Rep. Hood addresses retired educators

By Sandra Dalton


The local Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi met Aug. 7 in the Mathiston Library.

President Sue Cooper called the meeting to order by welcoming all members old and news. Peggy Palmer gave an inspiring devotion on … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Is there a certain number of words that students need to know in order to succeed? Catherine Snow of Harvard University stressed that teachers need to teach the 26 letters … Read more

Young Lady Eagles set to host Eupora Classic Saturday

By Austin Bishop

Webster Progress-Times


The loss of four starters off last year’s team, non of which were seniors, meant second-year Eupora High School slow-pitch softball coach Kaley Harris would have to move some players around.

“We had one … Read more


Mr. Barry Weston

Aug. 7, 2013

Cremation arrangements for Barry Alexander Weston, 81, of Mantee have been entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home of Houston. A private family memorial service will be held at a later time in Mantee.

He was … Read more