Category: News

‘Goldilocks’ featured at storytime

The children create a scene from “Goldilocks and the Three Bears.”

By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

Ms. Pat chose a favorite fairy tale, “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” to read to the children during storytime at Webster Library on Feb. 17.… Read more

East Webster girls one win away from returning to Jackson

East Webster’s Kadasha Bryant (1)

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School are playing their best basketball at precisely the right time under first-year head coach Mike Seger.

EWHS fell just three points short of winning the Region … Read more

Florist gives demonstration to MHGC

Mallory Skelton

“The earth laughs in flowers.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

By Dottie Dewberry

A young Mallory Skelton of Teacups and Tulips of Eupora entertained the ladies of the Maben Home and Garden Club on by demonstrating how to make simple floral … Read more

Sports Schedule – 02/24/2016

Prep Baseball
6 p.m. — Tri-County at Leake
6 p.m. — Winston at Kirk
Junior College Baseball
Noon — Shelton (Ala.) State at EMCC (DH)… Read more

Big weekend pushes HCC Bulldogs to 4-4 on season

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs pulled their record to .500 at 4-4 with three of four wins over the weekend versus Southeastern Illinois College.

On Saturday, the Bulldogs fell to Southeastern, 10-3 and then won 4-0. Holmes … Read more

Letter to the Editor – 02/24/2016

A plea for safety

Thank you for the courageous steps made serving our communities. A special thanks to African-Americans facing challenges only they understand.

But we need you alive. The laws are written to protect those who protect us as … Read more

Time Capsules – 02/24/2016

75 Years Ago: Feb. 20, 1941

3 Would Make a Pound
To Mrs. O.O. Scott of Highway 9 near Eupora goes the distinction of displaying the largest hen egg ever to be shown in “the fair” window of The Webster … Read more

E911 calls – 02/24/2016

Feb. 15
2:26 p.m., road hazard, Hwy. 182; MDOT responds.
3:26 p.m., medical, West Roane Avenue; Webster EMS responds.
5:03 .m., suspicious activity, Sarepta Road; Webster SO responds.
5:27 p.m., domestic, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora PD responds.… Read more

Jail Docket – 02/24/2016

Feb. 15
Daniel Roush Jr., DOB 01-22-79, WM; Eupora 5: domestic violence.
Feb. 16
Joe D. McCleskey, DOB 01-12-68, WM; Webster 6: burglary of an unoccupied dwelling and trespassing.… Read more

HCC Lady Bulldogs fall to 5-3-1 after Saturday’s action

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs went 0-1-1 in two games at Hinds Community College on Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs fell 8-1 to Bossier Parish, La. and tied 6-6 with Hinds.… Read more