Monthly Archives: December 2013

Birth

Maddison Nichole Jensen Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Jensen of Sanford, Fla., proudly announce the birth of their first child. She has been given the name Maddison Nichole Jensen. “Maddie” arrived on Sept. 14, 2013, at Minnie Palmer’s Woman’s Hospital in…

County unemployment 11.5 percent in October

From Staff Reports   Webster County’s unemployment rate was 11.5 percent in October, compared to 11.6 percent in September. The county’s unemployment rate was 11.1 percent in October 2012. The 12-month moving average unemployment shows Webster County at 12.5 percent.…

Obituaries

Herbert Doyle Atkinson Sr. Nov. 29, 2013 Graveside services for Herbert Doyle Atkinson Sr., 58, of Ackerman were Dec. 4, 2013, at Enon Cemetery with the Rev. James Little officiating. He was born June 21, 1955, in Georgia. Mr. Atkinson…

MHGC announces Christmas Lighting Contest

For the WPT   The Maben Home and Garden Club announces its plans for the annual Christmas Lighting Contest for the Maben area. The contest will be Dec. 19, with judging to start at 5:30 p.m. First, second, third and…

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, DEC. 6 Prep Football 11 a.m. — MHSAA Class 1A State Championship: French Camp vs. Stringer 3 p.m. — MHSAA Class 2A State Championship: Calhoun City vs. Bassfield 4 p.m. — MAIS All-Star Football Game at Mississippi College 7:30…

School Board tables policy action

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Webster County School District board members plan to make a decision in three months regarding revision of one policy and deletion of another that deal with school admission and out-of-district transfers. Superintendent of…

MHSAA State title games set for this weekend

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress Times   Mississippi High School Activities Association state football champions will be crowned in all six classes over the weekend, with at least three of those games having some interest locally. In Class 2A…

EWHS named ‘Champion of Change’

From Press Reports   The Mississippi Department of Education honored 57 schools Nov. 8 for academic achievement or progress during a ceremony at the Central High School Building in Jackson. East Webster High School was among those honored. MDE staff…

Eupora High Honor Roll

Eupora High School has released its Honor Roll for Term 1: A Honor Roll Sixth Grade: Marleigh Abbott, Hallie Ashley, Thomas Avery, Garrett Crimm, Addison Mason, Zakhyreus Morris, Jordan Sheffield, Hannah Smith. Seventh Grade: Savannah Horn, Alana Hunter, Haley Mann,…

Church news

Webster County Coat/Clothes Closet Webster County Coat/Clothes Closet will be Dec. 7 from 7 a.m. until at Lollars Grove Baptist Church in the Ticky Bend community. Clothes are free to anyone in need. Infant/baby, toddler, children and adult sizes are…