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‘Tacky the Penguin’

Storytime09-30

Children were laughing and giggling as they arrived at Webster County Public Library on Sept. 23. Before storytime, they checked out books, played with puzzles and visited with friends. … Read more

Lady Wolverines looking to bounce back from first loss

Jessica Aron gets the out at 2nd.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Although the Lady Wolverines dropped their first game of the season on Thursday, East Webster High School slow-pitch softball coach Lee Berryhill said their is a lot of softball yet to be played.

“It … Read more

Jail Docket – 09/30/15

Sept. 22
James T. King, DOB 02-24-45, WM; Eupora 3 and Eupora 5: hold for Lowndes.
Sept. 23
Michael V. Sproles, DOB 12-04-74, WM; Mississippi Department of Corrections/Talford: … Read more

Time Capsules – 09/30/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Oct. 3, 1940

The Weather
September has been an unusual month for harvesting crops. We had 23 days clear weather, 3 days of partly cloudy weather and only 4 days … Read more

Hill Fire opens October 3

From press reports

The Montgomery County Arts Council will present its 12th edition of Hill Fire beginning October 3, 2015 and continuing on October 4, 8, and 10 at the Performing Arts Center at 208 Summit Street in Winona.… Read more

Editorial Roundup – 09/30/15

Water’s getting more expensive
The Associated Press has produced a package of stories that make it clear America is facing some expensive problems in providing what everyone takes for granted: fresh water.

Though the AP report tends to focus on … Read more

Child Find effort underway

For the WPT

The Webster County School District is participating in an ongoing statewide effort to locate, identify and evaluate children age birth through 21 who are physically, mentally, communicatively, emotionally and /or severely/profound handicapped.… Read more

National Hunting and Fishing Day celebrated

By James L. Cummins
special to the Progress-Times

Last Saturday saw wildlife enthusiasts celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. Over a century ago, hunters and anglers were the first supporters of conservation and wildlife management.

They recognized that the rapid … Read more

Bulldogs improve to 2-3 with North Division Win

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs used a powerful running attack and big defensive scores to roll past Mississippi Delta Community College, 45-21, here Thursday night in a big North Division contest.

With the win, the Bulldogs improved … Read more