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Wolverines shut down Oak Hill in victory

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   In their only contest of the short Easter week, East Webster’s baseball team got outstanding pitching from Carson Gilliland and Dalton Brown in a 2-1 victory over Oak Hill Academy last Thursday. The…

Eagles sweep Winona, prep for playoffs

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s baseball team swept a pair of division games from Winona last week to officially wrap up the No. 2 spot in the Region 2-2A standings. The Eagles, who are now 15-4 on the…

Local EMCC students among SkillsUSA winners

From Press Reports Ten East Mississippi Community College students will compete against their peers from colleges and universities across the United States in the SkillsUSA Championships June 19-23 in Louisville, Kentucky. The students earned a shot at the national championships…

New business opens in Mathiston

By Terry Harpole In the last few weeks, still another new business has opened in Mathiston on Highway 82. Gwen Shurden, who is no stranger to the people in the area, or to plants, has opened her place, called Gwen’s…

EMCC play features local students

From Press Reports East Mississippi Community College will present the performance of “Interference,” a play by theater instructor Don R. Vaughan on Friday and Saturday in the Lyceum auditorium on the Golden Triangle campus in Mayhew. Curtain time is at…

Church news

Crossway Church revival services Crossway Church invites you to a “Holy Ghost Awakening” revival for all generations April 21-23. Service times are April 21 at 7 p.m., April 22 at 3 p.m. (special youth service with worship, word and recreation…

Crossway to host Holy Ghost awakening revival

From Church Reports Crossway Church invites you to revival services this Friday, April 21, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, April 22, at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, April 23 at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. The Guest Evangelist will…

EPD report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during March: Speeding, 12; no driver’s license, five; passing stopped school bus, two; improper passing, one; careless driving, one; no proof of liability insurance, six; improper equipment, one; DUI-first offense, one; possession of…

School Board approves policy revisions

From Staff Reports The Webster County School Board has approved revisions to three policies concerning compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The policies revised March 20 were “ADA — Non-Discrimination,” “ADA Procedures (Employees and School Visitors)” and “Section 504…