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Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 03/15/2017

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Eupora High students ‘Kick Butts’

From Staff Reports “Kick Butts Day” is a national day of activism held annually in March (on March 15 this year) that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco. “Kick Butts Day” was created…

Lady Eagles hammer Houston

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Rain played havoc with a host of area softball last week, but Eupora did manage to get in one contest — and it was a good one for the Lady Eagles. Playing at Class…

Eagles whip Winona Christian, Oak Hill

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s baseball team continued its impressive start to the 2017 season, rebounding from a tough loss early last week to pick up another pair of victories. The Eagles lost a 5-4 heartbreaker to Nanih…

Wolverines split pair of contests

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times East Webster split a pair of baseball contests last week on the diamond, dropping an 11-1 decision to Class 6A Tupelo on Thursday before rebounding to shut out Bruce 4-0 on Friday. The split…

Deadline for general bill discussions passes

From Rep. Joey Hood. Wednesday of this week marked the deadline for the House to discuss general bills that passed through the Senate earlier this session. The deadline to discuss appropriations and revenue bills passed by the Senate will occur…

Eupora Board hears concerns about juvenile crime

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times City officials have agreed to hold a public forum to address the issue of criminal behavior among youth. Laura Marshall and her son-in-law, Shedrick Shaw, appeared before the Eupora Board of Aldermen on March…

Lady Wolverines’ softball week a complete wash

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times As was the case with a number of schools across the state last week, all of East Webster’s softball games were wiped out by rain. The Lady Wolverines were slated to go to South…

Calendar of Events

WOW Easter egg hunt Woodmen of the World in Eupora will have its Easter egg hunt March 25 at the lodge at 2 p.m. The event is open to the public, and will include an egg hunt and refreshments. Gospel…

Locals among summer MSU grads

Mississippi State University has released the graduation list for the 2016 summer term for Webster County. Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at MSU. Their specific…