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City funding intramural field lights

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times City leaders have authorized funding for lighting intramural fields at Gary Park. Park Director Rusty Bowen first expressed the need to buy light stands as a step toward lighting the intramural football and soccer…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 02/15/2017

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MSU-Meridian adds Bachelors in Accountancy degree

MSU Meridian has long been a source of excellence in accounting instruction. This fall, the Division of Business there has taken a step further in the opportunities it offers to students. Previously, students in Meridian have earned a Bachelor of…

Jail Docket

Feb. 8 Teresa Dianne Clay, DOB 09-24-72, WF; SO17: DUI refusal. Feb. 9 James Schick, DOB 04-26-78, WM; MDOC: bad check (five counts). David S. Fason, DOB 08-18-72, WM; Webster 17: possession of beer. Jeremy Gatlin, DOB 10-01-93, WM; Constable…

Church News

Daniels Temple Church of God The Pastor’s Aide Department of Daniels Temple Church of God will sponsor a Gospel Extravaganza at 7 p.m. Feb. 18. The church is located at 135 Hamilton St. in Calhoun City. Some of the featured…

Calendar of Events

Mathiston Friends of the Library A meeting will be held every month on the third Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Mathiston Public Library to organize a Friends of the Library. The next meeting is Feb. 16. The purpose of…

East Webster, Eupora split again in basketball

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress-Times Just as they did the first time they met on the hardwood this season, the basketball teams from East Webster and Eupora split a pair of hotly-contested matchups last Friday night. But there were two…

Eupora squads set for region tournament

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress TImes Eupora’s boys and girls basketball teams are in action this week in the Region 4-2A Tournament at Calhoun City, where both are trying to earn a berth in next week’s state basketball playoffs. The…

Wolverines pick up three wins in final week

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Both East Webster basketball teams finished up regular-season action last week, with the ladies earning their 20th victory of the season and the guys winning all three of their contests. The Wolverines started the…

East Webster’s Bell signs with Northeast Mississippi

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times It didn’t take long for Adryana Bell to make an impact on the girls’ basketball program after she transferred to East Webster. Now, Bell will be looking to make an impact on the next…