Category: News

A look at Mars:The Red Planet at Rainwater Observatory

From press reports Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “MARS:The Red Planet!” This PowerPoint presentation will be given on Friday, May 13, 2016, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn,…

Breathe Deep: A message from tobacco free

By Keetha Mosley MS Tobacco Free Coalition Of Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster Counties This season is a wonderful time to be outdoors. Trees are budding and flowers are blooming. If you use tobacco and want to stop, the renewal around…

Sports Schedule

THURSDAY, MAY 5 Prep Baseball TBA — MHSAA Baseball Playoffs College Baseball 6 p.m. — Missouri at MSU FRIDAY, MAY 6 Prep Baseball TBA — MHSAA Baseball Playoffs Prep Softball TBA — MHSAA Softball Playoffs Prep Track TBA — Class…

Nearby veterans cemetery under construction

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson The Winona Times KILMICHAEL – In spring 2017, the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery will open — one of 268 national and state veteran cemeteries nationwide. “It’s a huge deal,” said cemetery director Mark Lawson. “In the…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: May 1, 1941 Famous Elsie Killed Not since Rin-Tin-Tin, the wonder dog of the movies has an animal gained more fame than Elsie, the Borden Jersey cow. Featured in World…

Bulldogs look to bounce back from ICC losses

From school reports The Holmes Community College Bulldogs fell twice Tuesday to the visiting Itawamba Community College Indians, 8-6 and 8-2. With the losses, the Bulldogs fell to 20-22 overall and 11-15 in the MACJC. The Bulldogs were set to face…

Lady Wolverines remain undefeated in softball

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times After sweeping Walnut without allowing a run last week, the Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School was hoping to continue its run through the MHSAA Class 3A State Playoffs. This week EW was…

Eupora relay team qualifies for state meet

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Eupora High School girls 4×800 relay team took second place in the 2A North State Track Meet to earn a spot in Friday’s MHSAA Class 2A State Track Meet at Pearl High School…

Eupora closes out season with Senior Night win

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Eupora High School baseball team scored multiple runs in five of the six innings they came to the plate in on Senior Night to take a 12-4 win over Houlka to close out…

Lady Eagles fall in third game of second-round series

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Lady Eagles of Eupora High School forced a third game in their second round MHSAA Class 2A State Fast-Pitch Softball Playoffs series against Mantachie last week, before falling 6-4 in the deciding contest.…