Month: November 2013

Wolverines, Lady Wolverines both improve to 4-1 on season

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times


Samuel Butler knocked down a pair of free throws with no time left on the clock on Monday night to lead the homestanding Wolverines of East Webster High School to a dramatic 48-47 … Read more

‘The Sights & Sounds of Christmas’ event planned for December 7

From press reports


A Christmas Brunch will be hosted by the GFWC Ackerman Twentieth Century Club on Saturday, December 7th from 9 – 11 am.

The event will be held at the Choctaw County Community Center. Club members will … Read more

Board selects engineering firm for lagoon

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


The Eupora Board of Aldermen has selected a firm to provide engineering services for grant-funded lagoon improvements.

The city has received a $450,000 Community Development Block Grant to repair and stabilize the municipal … Read more

911 calls

Nov. 18

2:45 p.m., medical, Old Dancy Road; EMS responds.

2:57 p.m., MVA, Hwy. 15 and Natchez Trace; Webster SO, EMS, Mantee FD, MedStat helicopter respond.

4:46 p.m., stranded motorist, Hwy. 82 west of Eupora; WSO responds.

8:46 p.m., speeding/careless … Read more

Belinda Stewart Architects earns more honors

By Wally Northway

Mississippi Business Journal


Earlier this year, Belinda Stewart, FAIA, became the first female architect from Mississippi to be made a Fellow by the American Institute of Architects. Of the 80,000-plus AIA members, approximately 3,000 hold the … Read more

Holmes men move to 5-2 with big win

From school reports


The Holmes Community College Bulldogs picked up their fifth win of the season Thursday night to improve to 5-2 overall with an 82-67 win over the Hinds Community College Bulldogs.

Holmes had four players in double … Read more

Jail Docket

Nov. 18

Thomas C. Johnson, DOB 05-09-86, WM; Mathiston 1: contempt of court.

Nov. 20

Alexis N. Denley, DOB 05-22-93, WF; Webster 7: possession of paraphernalia-meth and possession of marijuana.

Michael P. Gray, DOB 05-08-76, WM; MDOC 5: probation violation.… Read more

MTFC holds 1st coalition meeting

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress Times


The Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster Counties’ new project manager, Keetha Mosley, has already begun laying the foundation of helping educate the communities of Webster County about the harmful … Read more

Calendar of Events

Blood drive

The United Blood Services bloodmobile will be parked at Golden LivingCenter-Eupora from 1-6 p.m. Nov. 29 accepting all blood types, especially O-negative and O-positive.

Lighting of

Mathiston Park

Lighting of the Park will be Nov. 30 at 6:30 … Read more

Letters of Gratefulness coming in for a special Christmas section

The Webster Progress Times has begun to receive many letters of gratefulness and I must say that I am beyond excited!  I cannot wait for the Christmas edition to be published and for readers to be blessed by these sweet, … Read more