Category: News

Local prep netters seeking individual state titles

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress TImes Nine East Webster tennis players, including eight taking part in doubles teams, and the mixed doubles team from Eupora High School advanced on Monday at the Oxford Tennis Center in Oxford in the first…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Should the word bizarre be used to describe a human being, or should it be used only for behavior, clothing and style? What does the word oenomel (“EE-nuh-mel”) mean? And,…

Calendar of Events

Pioneer Day Step back in time May 14 at Pioneer Day in French Camp. Activities start at 9 a.m. and wrap up around 3 p.m. Admission to the festival is free. Wander through the Natchez Trace Historic District, where the…

Lions learn about foundation grants

By Jane Collins, Secretary Maben Lions Club Ron Kitchens from Oxford recently brought the Maben Lions Club an interesting program on the Lions Clubs International Foundation and how it has benefited this area in the 2011 when we had a tornado. Two grants for $10,000 each…

Doss documents old days in Maben

By Dottie Dewberry Phillip Doss, a lifetime Maben citizen, has placed a multi-photo framed picture at the Breazy’s Quick Stop. The photos are of original buildings in and around Maben in 1909 and 1910. The original Maben Post Office, Maben…

Maben group participates in cleanup day

By Terry Harpole Maben is no different from any other town in that much litter can be seen on the streets and Highway 15 coming into town. Of course, there is a law against littering, but a police officer cannot…

Maben Library storytime about the dinosaurs

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library Dinosaurs visited the Maben Public Library April 22! Our story was “Dinosaur Dinners” by Lee Davis. It told of the different kind of dinosaurs and what they ate. The sharp-teeth dinosaurs ate meat…

Webster countain among cheer team

SCOOBA – Following recent on-campus tryouts, East Mississippi Community College has selected the school’s cheerleading team for the upcoming 2016-17 academic year.  The selections were made by first-year EMCC head cheerleading coach Delaney Miller. EMCC’s 2016-17 cheer squad will initially…

Transmission line project proposed

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Area officials have been invited to attend meetings next week concerning a major transmission line project that could traverse Webster County. The proposed project was apparently the subject of a closed-door meeting last month…

EES Tour

Eupora Elementary School had a successful kindergarten registration April 20 and 21, which included a tour and lunch the second day. PE teacher Richard Pittman visits with future EES students during a tour of the gym. Just a reminder to…