Month: November 2014

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 11/26/14

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Full Egg Bowl 2014 Section – Electronic Version

The 2014 Egg Bowl is upon us! Both the Rebels and the Bulldogs have been great this year, and now they’re set to square off against each other in a classic battle of wit and strength. Get both teams’ stats…

Ready for Thanksgiving

GWEN SISSON Nine little “Indians” from the First Baptist Church of Eupora’s preschool ministry are ready for

WCCTC team takes bronze

From School Reports Four members of the Webster County Career and Technology FFA Chapter attended the 87th National FFA Convention and Expo in Louisville, Kentucky, from Oct 27-Nov. 1. Colton Harrison, Tyler Ray, Blake Whitehurst and Levi Womack, as well…

County awarded solid waste assistance grant

From Press Reports The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has awarded Webster County a solid waste assistance grant of $10,496 that will be used by the county to clean up illegal dump sites. “The Solid Waste Assistance Grants support a…

Highway dedicated to honor Graham, Moss

By Amanda McBride The Webster Progress-Times ACKERMAN — Highway 9 between Choctaw and Webster Counties will now be known as the “Phyllis A. Graham-Steven B. Moss Memorial Highway.” A highway dedication ceremony was held Nov. 14 at the Choctaw County…

Palmer Home serves children in need

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Palmer Home for Children has helped improve the lives of thousands of children in need from all over the country since its founding nearly 120 years ago, local Rotarians learned last week. Katharine Hewlett,…

Sales tax collections up

From Staff Reports Eupora and Mathiston had increases in sales tax collections in September, according to Mississippi Department of Revenue figures. The $34,797 Eupora collected in September was up

Flag Football Champions

DORROH PHOTOGRAPHY The Eupora Eagles won the Flag Football Super Bowl with an undefeated season on Nov. 4.

Mullen and Freeze transform teams

By Charlie Smith Emmerich Newspapers Dan Mullen and Hugh Freeze aren’t completely different. Both head coaches were early adopters of the fast-paced, spread option offenses that now dominate college football. Demographically, they fit the same profile: youthful family men with…