Month: March 2017

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 03/29/2017

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MSU women reach NCAA Final Four

For the Mississippi State women’s basketball team, the music continues to play and the Bulldogs continue to dance. Behind an NCAA Tournament school-record 41 points from Morgan William, No. 2 seed Mississippi State upset No. 1 seed Baylor 94-85 in…

Eupora sweeps division pair

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   Eupora pulled off a pair of Region 4-2A baseball victories last week, sweeping division rival Calhoun City. The Eagles won 7-3 over the Wildcats on Tuesday in Eupora, then went to Calhoun City…

Wolverines sweep pair from Winona

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   East Webster picked up a pair of important division baseball wins last week, knocking off Winona 8-5 on Tuesday and 11-1 on Friday. Those two district wins were sandwiched around an 18-2 trouncing…

Lady Wolverines win pair of division tilts

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times East Webster picked up two wins in three contests last week on the fast-pitch softball diamond, with both victories being Region 4-2A contests. The Lady Wolverines hammered Bruce 17-0 last Tuesday, then won a…

911 Calls

March 20 9:02 a.m., reckless driver, Hwy. 82, Mathiston; Mathiston PD responds. 6:13 p.m., medical, East Walnut Avenue; EMS responds. 9:26 p.m., suspicious activity, Fame Church; Webster SO responds. March 21 12:53 a.m., suspicious activity, Mills Pond Road; WSO responds.…

Calendar of Events

Choctaw County Flea Market The Choctaw County Flea Market will be from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. April 1 in the Main Street parking lot in downtown Ackerman with many vendors. A drawing for a gift basket will be held at noon;…

East Webster’s Brand, Seger help North all-stars to win

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times The North boys’ squad roared to a huge first-half lead, then held on for a 108-99 victory over the South in the Mississippi Association of Coaches’ All-Star Basketball Game held last Friday. East Webster…

Lady Eagles drop two of three division contests

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s fast-pitch softball team opened last week with a rout-shortened victory over Winona. But the Lady Eagles let a couple of leads get away from them afterward, dropping division contests with Bruce and Calhoun…

Editorial Roundup

Arts spending vs. defense President Trump probably won’t get his way on this, but he is right to ask the question of whether the federal government ought to spend $740 million a year on arts programs. Trump’s budget, unveiled last…