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Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 04/19/2017

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Board revokes subdivision building permit

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Eupora aldermen have revoked a building permit issued for a structure in a subdivision because of “inconsistencies and false information on it.” The action came after discussion during two meetings at the Community…

Calendar of Events

Mathiston Public Library meeting and open house A meeting at the Mathiston Public Library will be at 6:30 p.m. April 20. Everyone who can is asked to attend. We need many folks for a Friends of the Library to organize…

MAEP funding down $195K for district

From Staff Reports State funding for the Webster County School District for the next fiscal year will decrease nearly $195,000, according to a public education advocacy group. A chart prepared by The Parents’ Campaign shows the amount of state Mississippi…

Dillinger accepts athletic director spot at Eupora

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s new athletic director is a familiar name and one who is familiar with Eagle athletics. Adam Dillinger, who has spent the past 11 years at Ackerman and more recently Choctaw County, was named…

East Webster, Eupora lifters place third individually

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   A pair of local powerlifters placed third in their respective weight classifications last week during the 2017 MHSAA Powerlifting Championships. The Class 2A state powerlifting meet, along with all six MHSAA classifications, was…

Eupora, East Webster to open tennis playoffs

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times The postseason has officially arrived for the tennis teams at both Eupora and East Webster. With the MHSAA state playoffs cranking up this week, both squads were slated to participate in opening-round matchups in…

East Webster’s Aron signs with Mississippi College

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times East Webster’s Jessica Aron has fought through some grueling knee injuries during her high school career. She has not only competed with the state’s best, but also enjoyed plenty of success. Now, Aron will…

Lady Wolverines rolling into playoffs

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress-Times East Webster’s softball team picked up two more division victories last week, running their win streak to five heading into the postseason. The Lady Wolverines whipped Calhoun City 11-5 last Tuesday, then won a crazy…

Lady Eagles whip Winona, lose wild one to East Webster

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s fast-pitch softball team earned a big division win over Winona last Monday, but lost a 24-22 thriller to rival East Webster that still had the Lady Eagles’ postseason fate up in the air…