Month: February 2015

Brand: Tough competition will help down the stretch

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress Times Bill Brand has coached enough basketball to know that good teams get better when they face stiff competition. The East Webster High School girls basketball coach is hoping that the games his team…

House members busy in committees

In anticipation of the February 3 deadline to report general bills originating in the House out of committee, members were faced with a full week of committee work. Winston County Medical Center Due to the tornado damage that occurred to the…

Calendar of Events – 02/04/2015

Free sessions on healthcare options Health Help Mississippi-Starkville, a non-profit organization, will sponsor two free informational sessions on health insurance options on Feb. 5 in Webster County. The sessions will be from 10 a.m.-noon at the Webster County Public Library…

Sports Schedules – 02/04/2015

WED, FEB. 4 Prep Basketball TBA — MAIS AA District 2 Tournament (Winston Academy entered) Junior College Softball 1 p.m. — East Central at Alabama Southern (DH) Men’s College Basketball 6 p.m. — Texas A&M at Ole Miss THURSDAY, FEB.…

Eupora Eagles flying high at right time

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times As the basketball season draws to a close, the Eupora High School boys basketball team has found its rhythm. With two wins last week, the Eagles head into this week’s action confident. If they…

Time Capsules – 02/04/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Feb. 1, 1940 Winter of 1940 Breaks Record January 1940 will long be remembered for the excessively low temperatures recorded — and for the bitter cold experienced. Probably never before…

Education Notes – 02/04/2015

UM honor rolls include locals The University of Mississippi has announced its honor rolls for the 2014 fall semester. Undergraduate students who earn a semester GPA of 3.75-4.00 are listed on the Chancellor’s Honor Roll; those who earn a semester…

Obituaries – 02/04/15

Robert Michael Locke Jan. 24, 2015 Memorial services for Robert Michael Locke, 47, of Eupora were Jan. 27, 2015, at Calvary Baptist Church with the Revs. Martin “Shorty” Carden and Coy Fulgham officiating. He was born Sept. 9, 1967, in…

Legals – 02/04/2015

NOTICE OF SALE On Saturday, February 14 at 9:00 a.m., the mini storage contents belonging to the following will be sold to the highest bidder (if bid equals or exceeds past due rent) because of failure to pay rent on…