Category: News

Tidwell celebrates her 99th birthday

Dorothy Hill, Elizabeth Shepherd, Mrs. Tidwell, Ella Dumas and Therolyn Harris

For the WPT

Margaret Bays Tidwell of Eupora celebrated her 99th birthday in her home on Dec. 30 with her daughter, Therolyn Draine Harris; members of Liberty United … Read more

East Webster’s Crowley signs with East Central CC

East Webster High School senior Kolby Crowley signs a baseball scholarship with East Central Community College. Joining him are (back) EWHS baseball coach Wes Johnson, parents Brent and Kim Crowley, and (front) sister Madelyn.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

When the pressure is on Colby Crowley wants the baseball, it’s as simple as that.

“I feel like I do well under pressure,” said the East Webster High School senior. “I enjoy clutch situations. … Read more

2nd in state


Eupora High School cheerleaders finished second … Read more

Maben Yard of the Month


The Maben Home and Garden Club’s Yard of the Month sign for January was placed in the yard of Mr. and Mrs. John Byars by Dottie Dewberry. … Read more

Lady Eagles split pair of region hoops contests

1-8-16 (53 ev)

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School girls basketball team closed out last week with a strong 75-28 region win over Okolona last week, after dropping a 67-48 league contest to Calhoun City earlier in the week.… Read more

Storytime resumes


It was back to normal for a Wednesday at Webster County Library as the children and their parents arrived for storytime on Jan. … Read more

VFW hosts artist


Artist Allen Winters of Grenada signs copies of his… Read more

Children learn about snow at Maben Library

Ms. Mary reads to Will Harper and Winters Norman, Anslee Bird, Madelyn Avent, Brayden Avent and Braxton Bird.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

The children listened attentively while I read the story “I Am Snow” on Jan. 15 at the Maben Public Library.

We read about how water freezes and makes sleet and snow. Many different … Read more

Rotary honors the Student of the Month

Joshua Rollins and Tyler Gray.

From Staff Reports

The Eupora Rotary Club recognized Eupora High school senior Joshua Rollins as Eupora Rotary Student of the Month at its Jan. 12 luncheon. Teacher of the Month was Tyler Gray.

Joshua is president of the Beta Club … Read more

Mobil Grant


Missy Lewis from Eupora Elementary School has been awarded a $500 Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance Grant. Exxon Mobil supports this educational … Read more