Category: News

East Webster duo excited to continue football playing careers

JOEL COLEMAN/STARKVILLE DAILY NEWS
East Webster’s Jack Wilson signs a football scholarship with Millsaps College. With him during the Feb. 3 ceremony are his mother, Gaye Wilson; his father and coach, Doug Wilson; and his brother, Luke.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

When Josh McMullen and Jack Wilson graduate from East Webster High School, the duo will be taking different paths in an attempt to achieve similar goals.… Read more

Ministry helps local man get hunting trophy

Trellis Blanton in a hunting house

For the WPT

Thanks to Passion Pursuit Ministries, Trellis Blanton of Eupora was able to fulfill his dream of being able to shoot a gun and kill his first whitetail deer.… Read more

Eupora set to host East Webster in hoops Friday

Eupora goes for a shoot during an earlier game in the season.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eagles and Lady Eagles of Eupora High School are hoping to head into next week’s Region 4-2A tournament at Winona on a positive note.… Read more

Holmes hoops takes MACJC North Division wins

From school reports

Holmes Community College sophomore Cedric Harper tipped in a missed shot for the homestanding Bulldogs with 27 seconds to go to give the Bulldogs the 77-76 lead and the win over the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers … Read more

EPD report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during January:

Speeding, nine; no tag, one; expired tag, one; no driver’s license, one; … Read more

Calendar of Events – 02/10/2016

Rodeo tickets available locally
The Eupora Rotary Club is partnering with the Starkville Rotary Club to host the Rotary Classic Rodeo, which will be Feb. 12 and 13 at the Mississippi Horse Park in Starkville.… Read more

Mitchell resigns as School Board attorney

From Staff Reports

Circuit Judge George Mitchell has resigned as attorney for the Webster County School Board.

The governor appointed him circuit judge for the 5th Circuit Court District in December. Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar presented a letter of … Read more

Lady Bulldogs swept MMI to improve to 2-1 on the season

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs went to 2-1 on the season with a doubleheader sweep of homestanding Marion (Ala.) Military Institute Saturday, 12-1 and 13-3.

Holmes was set to host Mississippi Delta on Tuesday in the … Read more

Honor Rolls

East Webster Elementary School Honor Roll

East Webster Elementary School has released its Honor Roll for the second nine weeks:

A Honor Roll
First Grade: Averee Adams, Joshua Blakeney Jr., Joanna Boykin, Cadee Coble, Braelyn Elkins, Brian Graham, Mackenzie Gregory, … Read more