Month: May 2016

Bulldogs clinch SEC Baseball championship on final day of season

Call them champions. When the dust finally settled on the final day of the regular season in the nation’s best conference, the fourth-ranked Mississippi State baseball team found itself on top. MSU won the school’s 11th Southeastern Conference regular-season championship…

Wilson ends athletic career with a bang at all-star game

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times If Jack Wilson never runs with a football in a game again, he’ll be okay with that. If the call on his life comes to fruition, the former East Webster High School standout plans…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary In a flight from Minneapolis to Memphis, Tim Wildmon, the president of American Family Radio, was perplexed because the blue dot on Maps, displayed on his iPad, was following the…

Planting flowers

Goldia Burchfield and Arlene Foster help plant flowers in their summer garden at Golden LivingCenter-Eupora.

JCJC Lady Bobcats finish second in NJCAA softball tourney

From school reports CLINTON – The Jones County Junior College Lady Bobcats had to win three games on Saturday in order to claim a national championship. They ended up winning two. JCJC defeated Kankakee Community College (Illinois) 9-6 and LSU-Eunice…

Producers must report prevented planting acres

Producers need to report prevented planting conditions on form CCC-576 (Notice of Loss) and FSA-578 (acreage report) within 15 days of the final planting date for the crop. The Farm Service Agency is now coordinating final planting dates with AMA…

Webster County grand jury recalled

From Staff Reports Webster County grand jurors were to reconvene Tuesday to consider evidence in felony criminal cases for possible indictment. The grand jury, which was empaneled in January, was to reconvene at the Choctaw County Courthouse in Ackerman. The…

EWHS, Eupora athletes help West win all-star football contest

From special Reports BOONEVILLE — The West evened the series in the Northeast Mississippi Football Coaches Association (NEMFCA) All-Star Game with a 31-0 decision over the East during the fourth edition of this event. The contest was held on the…

Maben Farmers’ Market grows in Week 3

By Jane Collins Maben Farmers’ Market Saturday was another perfect day for the Maben Farmers’ Market weather-wise. Customers started showing up early, even before official opening at 8 a.m. William Shaw of Webster County brought fresh red tomatoes, baby yellow…

‘Get Set, Read!’ at Maben Library

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library You are invited to “On Your Mark, Get Set … Read!” at the Maben Public Library’s 2016 summer reading program. How the program works: 1. All children ages 4-12 can register. 2. Registration…