Category: News

Demolition continues

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Andy Cervantes uses an oxy-acetylene torch to cut through steel beams in the rubble of the Webster County Courthouse in Walthall.

DECA takes home top honors in state competition

From School Reports Webster County Career and Technology Center’s DECA student organization won high honors at the Mississippi DECA Career Development Conference. Students secured two first-place awards, one second-place award and one third-place award at the conference in Jackson from…

Lady Wolverines make strong run at returning to Jackson

From school reports Replacing six seniors and four starters from East Webster’s 31-1 miraculous, come-from-behind Class 2A State Girls Championship team was a tall task for the 2015-2016 Lady Wolverines. To be specific 88 percent of the scoring and rebounding…

Time Capsules – 03/02/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Feb. 27, 1941 Post Office Opens March 1 Postmaster A.W. Sugg Jr. has announced that the Eupora Post Office building, recently constructed at Eupora, will be opened for business March…

East Webster wins two tight contests to open season

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Two big innings made the difference for the East Webster fast-pitch softball team on Saturday, as they opened the 2016 season with a sweep. The Lady Wolverines scored two runs in the top of…

Eagles drop two close ones

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Eagles of Eupora High School dropped a pair of close games in the Choctaw County Snowball Classic  on Saturday, falling to Houston 4-2 and Cleveland 3-1.

Letters to the Editor – 03/02/2016

Celebrating National Social Work Month Since 1965, the National Association of Social Workers has named March as the annual month to recognize the profession of social work. This year the NASW brings attention to how social workers confront some of…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 03/02/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. During Walter Cronkite’s years of serving as the anchor of “The CBS Evening News,” he made an appearance on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” whose story was based in a…

Jail Docket – 03/02/2016

Feb. 21 Katie A. Coslet, DOB 02-15-96, WF; Webster 5: trespassing. Feb. 22 Mitchell W. Burns, DOB 01-29-88, WM, Webster 3: warrant for bad checks, Mathiston: two counts of bad checks.