Month: July 2014

Pack 30 outing


Local Cub Scouts from Pack 30 take a trip to Bulldog Lanes in Starkville for one of their many outings this summer. The pack is chartered by Woodmen of the World Chapter … Read more

‘Window into Webster’ book signing held

McAlpin, seated, signs and hands a copy of “Window into Webster” to one of the younger book signing attendees at the Mathiston Public library.

By Terry Harpole
MATHISTON — At most book signings, you will see the author of a book signing his name to a book he or she has written. However, this was different at a … Read more

Collum completes royal slam

The Gould’s turkey Collum harvested in Mexico weighed 20 pounds, had a beard length of 8 inches and a spur length of one-half inch.

From press reports

Retired Webster County Conservation Officer James M. “Shorty” Collum completed the Royal Slam of turkey hunting in the mountains of Cuauhtemoc City, Mexico, … Read more

Presley gives update, fields questions

Presley fields questions at the Eupora Community Center.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Brandon Presley gave an update on issues before the Public Service Commission and fielded questions from area residents at the Eupora Community Center on … Read more

Bellefontaine post office won’t close

Harrell passes out survey results at Monday night’s town meeting to discuss the future of the Bellefontaine post office.

By Gwen Sisson

The U.S. Postal Service conducted a town meeting Monday night to discuss the future of the Bellefontaine post office.
Jeff Harrell, manager of postal operations, … Read more

Education notes


Webster County
student attends
Governor’s School

Approximately 70 scholars attended Mississippi Governor’s School held on the campus of Mississippi University for Women this summer.
Katie Martin, who attends East Webster High, … Read more

Holmes announces football broadcast network

From School Reports

Holmes Community College is pleased to announce a partnership with radio stations WLIN, WYAB and WQXB known as the Holmes Football Radio Network to broadcast the … Read more

Time to order seeds for wildlife food plots

By James L. Cummins
Special to the Progress Times

Whether you are a photographer, a hunter or just like viewing wildlife on a sunny afternoon, anyone who has spent time overlooking a food plot will have a deep … Read more