Month: July 2015

Extension app locates Internet connection

From Press Reports A new mobile application can help Mississippians and visitors find high-speed Internet connections based on location. Connect Mississippi funded the development of an app and a website that promotes broadband adoption and supports innovative broadband solutions. Both…

On the harmonica

Maben United Methodist  Church presented a devotion at Golden LivingCenter-Eupora on July 24.

Newman president of Johns Hopkins fraternity, IFC

By Gwen Sisson Daulton Newman said during his tenure as president of Alpha Delta Phi at Johns Hopkins University, he wants to continue to build and strengthen the chapter’s bond with the community. “We have good relations with the community…

Democratic, Republican primaries Tuesday

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Democratic and Republican party primaries in Mississippi’s 2015 elections will be next Tuesday, Aug. 4. Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Circuit Clerk Sherry B. Henderson reminds Webster County voters that…

‘Best of Mathiston’

TERRY HARPOLE Nathan Linkins and  Kristi Mewbourn of WFCA Radio in French Camp broadcast in  front of  Trace-Way Restaurant in Mathiston.

MHSAA slow-pitch softball season nears

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Slow-pitch softball practice began for Eupora High School and East Webster High School earlier this week, as both squads began preparation for the 2015 season that officially begins in the middle of August. The…

Each ballot cast is important

From press & staff reports It’s Election Day. Do you know where your vote is? If you’re keeping it in your back pocket, you may be doing something yourself and those around you a civic disservice. As the Democratic and…

Sports Schedules – 07/29/15

FRIDAY, AUG. 7 Prep Softbal 4/6 p.m. — Central at Winston Academy SATURDAY, AUG. 8 Prep Softball TBA — Neshoba Central Jamboree (East Webster, Eupora, Neshoba Central entered) TBA — Winona Jamboree (Noxapater, Winona entered) MONDAY, AUG. 10 Prep Softball…

Primary election process explained

Party candidates are nominated during party primary elections. Voters cast ballots in the party primary of their choice. If no candidate receives a majority of the votes, a runoff, or second primary, is held between the two candidates with the…