Month: February 2014

‘Polar Bear, Polar Bear’

On Feb. 19, eight energetic pre-K children and parents visited the Webster County Library for storytime. Ms. Joyce read… Read more

Purchase luminarias early for Relay

Volunteers review Relay for Life luminaria forms to be distributed throughout Webster County. The event will be May 16.

From Press Reports

Relay for LifeThe volunteers in the accompanying photo along with many others in Webster County have joined more than 3 million volunteers across the country to help fight cancer and save lives.

Webster County volunteers are … Read more

Beta Club attends state convention

Eupora High School Senior Beta Club with awards

By Lauren Carney
EHS Beat Club

On Feb. 17 and 18 the Eupora High School Beta Club (grades 9-12) traveled to Tupelo for the 68th Annual Mississippi State Beta Convention.

While there, the club members participated in… Read more

EHS softball looking to get experience before league play begins

Delta Claire Newman pitching

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

Second-year Eupora High School head fast-pitch softball coach Kaley Harris didn’t exactly see what she wanted from her team in last weekend’s jamboree, but she also knows there is plenty of time before … Read more

County sued by insurance company

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County has been named a defendant in a lawsuit involving the insurance claim settlement on the fire-damaged courthouse.

Minnesota-based Atlantic Specialty Insurance Co. filed … Read more

Graveman visits EW

Kendall Graveman

The East Webster High School baseball program had its seventh annual First Pitch Banquet on Feb. 13. The guest speaker for the event was… Read more

Red X Day raises awareness about slavery around world


By Gwen Sisson

Red “X”s are everywhere today.

RedX02-27.jpg[Color]While it is not a topic much discussed in America, Feb. 27 has been designated “Red X” Day to raise awareness that… Read more

Students advance to HOSA state competition

Dylan Blakely and Celia Pate

From School Reports

Dylan Blakely, Celia Pate and Tiffany McCain, members of the Health Science student organization, HOSA, competed in… Read more