Month: September 2015

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 09/30/15

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School Board considers lot purchase

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County School District board members discussed a recommended property purchase at a previous meeting. Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar, on Sept. 14, recommended the board consider purchasing the lot owned by Pop Woodard…

Fire destroys house in Walthall

From Staff Reports A family lost everything in a fire that destroyed their house last week in Walthall. The fire at 20 County Home Road was reported about 1:15 p.m. Thursday. Chief Casey Henderson of the Walthall Fire Department said…

2 plead guilty in court

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Two men pleaded guilty last month to felony indictments in the vacation term of Webster County Circuit Court. Both men entered guilty pleas before Circuit Judge Joey Loper on Aug. 17 at the Choctaw…

3-county job fair upcoming

From Press Reports Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster Counties in Mississippi will host a Governor’s Job Fair at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman, announced Adam Todd, director of the Governor’s Job Fair Network. The Oct. 29 job fair is…

Perfect score

Eupora High School is proud of Christiana Boren (r.), daughter of

Maben UMC planning fall revival Oct. 11-13

By Terry Harpole Maben United Methodist Church has finalized plans for its fall revival, which will be Oct. 11-13. This will be a return home for the visiting preacher, the Rev. Wesley Pepper, pastor of Coopers’ Chapel in Quitman. He…

DAR donates flag

COURTESY PHOTO At the Sept. 8 meeting of the Eupora Board of Aldermen, the Old Choctaw County Chapter,

Local Punt, Pass, Kick winners announced

By Jane Collins, Secretary Maben Lions Club The Maben Lions Club put on the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick contest on Sept. 12. Sixteen youngsters, mostly from East Webster Elementary and High schools, participated in the event on the East Webster main football…

No. 1 Co-Lin holds off homestanding East Central in classic

From combined reports A furious second half comeback by the East Central Community College Warriors fell short as the No. 1 ranked Copiah-Lincoln Wolfpack escaped Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus last Thursday with a hard-fought 31-28 Mississippi Association of…