WPT collecting Letters to Santa

Continuing a generations-old Christmas tradition, The Webster Progress-Times is serving as the information pipeline for area children to send their letters to Santa Claus.
The newspaper is also requesting Letters of Gratefulness to place in the section to celebrate the … Read more

HCC Bulldogs drop 77-74 road decision

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs suffered their second loss of the season Saturday at Southwest Tennessee Community College in Memphis by the score of 77-74.
With the loss, the Bulldogs fell to 8-2 on the season. Holmes … Read more

Eagles bounce back from loss with two key wins

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School boys basketball team found itself on the embarrassing end of a 69-28 contest with Choctaw Central last Tuesday night.
But, the Eagles gathered themselves and came back to take wins … Read more

Be prepared: use resources for predicting frost

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists
Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director
Typically, by this time of year we are shutting down the garden in preparation for the cold winter months.
To help gardeners throughout Mississippi … Read more

Acupuncture talk


Eupora Rotary Club President Hays Burchfield welcomes Clare Mallory O’Nan, who was guest speaker at the club’s Nov. 24 meeting. A licensed acupuncturist and doctor of oriental medical, she owns the North Mississippi Acupuncture and Holistic Center in … Read more

Egg Bowl Run

Mississippi State University Army ROTC cadets approach Mathiston during the third annual Egg Bowl Run, which also came through Eupora. ROTC cadets from MSU and the University of Mississippi took turns running with football in hand Nov. 23 … Read more

Kindergarten feast

KindergartenFeast12-16Kindergarten students at Eupora Elementary School celebrate with a Thanksgiving feast, which was Nov. 20… Read more

Thanksgiving Feast

Eupora Elementary School fed over 829 students, teachers and family members on Nov. 19. Among those enjoying the meal are the White family (Above) and Hitt family (left). EES thanks everyone that came to celebrate Thanksgiving! ThanksgivingFeast:Hitts12-16

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Webster County Storytime

The Webster County Library was bustling with the sounds of excited children as they arrived for storytime on Dec. 9. After visiting with friends, the children joined in singing “Jingle Bells,” “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “We Wish You a … Read more

‘10 Fat Turkeys’ at Maben storytime

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

We read about “10 Fat Turkeys” during storytime at the Maben Public Library on Nov. 20.
These turkeys were fooling around on a fence. We counted down until no turkeys were left. The … Read more