Month: November 2013

4-H sets up library exhibit

Displaying the county exhibit at the Mathiston Public Library are (front) Evan Chandler, Lauren Jackson, Bailey Chandler, (back) Extension Agent Jennifer Williams and Kelley Chandler, head volunteer for Webster County 4-H Mini-Clovers.

From Press Reports


Webster County 4-H set up a county exhibit at the Mathiston Public Library on Sept. 16-19.

The items on display included canned jelly and jams, goat halters, recycled items, paintings and drawings. All exhibits on display … Read more

Crenshaw family receive posthumous awards

Hunter and Burchfield present an American Police Hall of Fame Medal of Honor Award plaque and Medal of Honor to Larry Crenshaw (center) in honor of the late Keith Crenshaw.

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress-Times


Even weeks after the tragic passing of Eupora Police Officer Keith Crenshaw, love and support for the Crenshaw family is still being shown in all types of ways.

Police Chief Gregg Hunter and … Read more

Statistics highlight the need for preparation, caution in holiday decorating

Lights, candles, action – it’s the holiday season again. Brightly lighted decorations, elaborate meals and large gatherings are all part of traditional holiday celebrations. Unfortunately, local SERVPRO® restoration specialists know that these seasonal traditions also cause an average of 230 … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your

I have been studying Act I of “The Life and Death of King John” in which guests come to the palace.

First, Chatillon, an ambassador from France, refers to John’s … Read more

San Diego Padres trade for Eupora’s Jones

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times


Former Eupora High School and Mississippi State University pitching standout Devin Jones has been acquired by the San Diego Padres from the Baltimore Orioles.

Jones was 4-7 with a 5.84 ERA in 24 … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Dec. 1, 1938

Johnston Re-elected High Ice Executive

J.B. Johnston, owner of ice plants here and in several neighboring cities, was named again on the board of directors of the … Read more


Mary E. Green

Nov. 21, 2013

Services for Mary E. Green, 76, were Nov. 23, 2013, at Crossroads Church of God of Prophecy with the Rev. Sam Edwards officiating. Burial was in Ebenezer Cemetery at Grady.

She was born March … Read more

Church News

Christmas Gala

World Harvest Outreach Ministries will be hosting a Christmas Gala, “Celebrating the Birth of Christ,” at 6 p.m. Dec. 1. This will be a candlelight service with holiday music and dance by World Harvest Praise Team and Ensemble.… Read more

Visit Winston County to get taste of Italy on Dec. 8

From staff and press reports


“An Italian Palate” is a cookbook, travelogue and artistic portfolio in one.

The creative collaboration between Hattiesburg chef Robert St. John and Clinton artist Wyatt Waters gives readers a taste of Italy in recipes, … Read more

Sports schedules


Prep Football

7 p.m. — French Camp at Stringer

7 p.m. — Louisville at Charleston

Men’s College Basketball

TBA — Ole Miss vs. Georgia Tech in Brooklyn

6 p.m. — USM at Louisville

Women’s College Basketball

TBA … Read more