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National Hunting and Fishing Day celebrated

By James L. Cummins
special to the Progress-Times

Last Saturday saw wildlife enthusiasts celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. Over a century ago, hunters and anglers were the first supporters of conservation and wildlife management.

They recognized that the rapid … Read more

Bulldogs improve to 2-3 with North Division Win

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs used a powerful running attack and big defensive scores to roll past Mississippi Delta Community College, 45-21, here Thursday night in a big North Division contest.

With the win, the Bulldogs improved … Read more

E911 calls – 09/30/15

Sept. 21
7:54 a.m., alarm, North Gold Street; Eupora Police Department responds.
9:22 a.m., dispute, Tank Hill Road; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds.
10:45 a.m., break-in, Choctaw County; transferred to Choctaw 911.… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 09/30/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Robert Benedetti in “The Actor in You” points out that Constantin Stanislavski explored the concept of action in a systematic way.

Everything an actor does in a performance has to … Read more

64th French Camp Harvest Festival Oct. 10

By Sylvia Dickson

Join in the fun at the 64th annual Harvest Festival in French Camp on Saturday, October 10, 2015, in the Natchez Trace Historic District. It’s a great outing for young and old.

Activities begin at 9:30 a.m. … Read more

Brown takes SEC honors as State downs Auburn

From combined reports

Mississippi State (3-1, 1-1 SEC) downed No. 25 Auburn (2-2, 0-2) 17-9 on Saturday night, defeating the Tigers on their home field for the first time in the Dan Mullen era.

“It feels good,” Mullen said. “We’re … Read more

Eupora looks to bounce back from first loss of season

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

First-year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards wasn’t about to push the panic button following his team’s first loss of the year.

“It is never good to get beat, but if you … Read more

Calendar of Events – 09/30/15

Circuit Clerk’s Office open for voter registration
The Webster County Circuit Clerk’s Office will be open on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 8 a.m. until noon for voter registration. This will … Read more

Ole Miss holds off Commodores to improve to 4-0 on season

From school reports

OXFORD – Championship teams find different ways to win and Ole Miss certainly did that Saturday night against Vanderbilt.

The Rebels entered the game with the nation’s highest-scoring offense averaging 64.0 points per game, and scored just … Read more