Category: News

Ferguson, Mason honored upon retirements

From Staff Reports Phil Ferguson and James Mason were honored with a retirement reception in the Webster County School District boardroom on May 19. Before Ferguson came to Webster County Schools, he was a teacher/coach at Bruce High School, head…

NEMBCA games include local standout

From Press Reports Booneville was the epicenter for Hill Country hoops as a group of recent graduates came to town for their final outings at the prep level. Northeast Mississippi Community College served as a co-host for the 12th annual…

Aldermen discuss park goals

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora Board of Aldermen discussed Parks and Recreation Department matters at length during its June 6 meeting. Aldermen first voted to declare old poles, lights, wire and material at Spud Stennett Park as…

Loud music, ATVs concerns in Churchill

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Churchill residents continue to be concerned about youngsters playing music loudly in their cars and riding all-terrain vehicles recklessly, according to a city alderman. “People on the Hill are getting tired of it,” Junior…

Linda Stewart to fill Walthall alderperson post

Linda Stewart will be sworn in next month as a new member of the Walthall Board of Aldermen. She was the only candidate to qualify for the position by the June 1 deadline, eliminating the need for a special election…

Wildlife ambassadors

PHOTOS BY FRAN SMITH Summer Reading got off to a great start June 7 at the Webster County Public Library with a visit from Freedom Ranch Outreach Education, a bird rescue facility in Hattiesburg. This was an engaging and educational…

WCSD issuing note for reroofing, buses

From Staff Reports The Webster County School Board has approved the borrowing of money to reroof a building and buy new school buses. Board members first discussed the matter May 16, when Superintendent Jack Treloar recommended they approve resolutions to…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 06/08/2016

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Hollenhead named to NFCA All-Region South team

From Adam Gore/LetsGoICC.com FULTON, MS – Freshmen Alex Brown and Mamie Hollenhead have been named to the 2016 National Fastpitch Coaches Association’s (NFCA) All-South Region first team. Brown (Pontotoc) finished the season with a .438 batting average, 45 RBI, 16…

911 Calls

May 30 8:05 a.m., medical, Judenary Road; EMS responds. 8:24 a.m., medical, Clarkson Road; EMS, CareFlight, Mathiston FD respond. 8:25 a.m., alarm, West Gould Avenue; Eupora PD responds. 9 a.m., alarm, North Gold Street; EPD responds. 9:37 a.m., alarm, Clarkson…