Category: News

Wilson picks up second MVP award for the month

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times May was a month to remember for Jack Wilson. The recent East Webster High School graduate closed out his prep athletic career by winning his second all-star game Most Valuable Player award in two…

Lake levee work

Brant Avent of B&B Dirt Service clears land at the Whites Creek Lake dam for the city of Eupora. His clearing and leveling work on May 13 is a continuation of capital improvements that will allow the city to bush-hog…

Park director updates Rotary Club

From Club Reports Park Director Rusty Bowen informed the Eupora Rotary Club about city park improvements at its May 3 meeting. Bowen, who became park director in February, said children’s participation in city-league baseball and softball has increased 40-50 percent.…

East Webster wins ‘Text to Win’ contest

From Press Reports The physical education program at East Webster High School received a $1,000 check on May 5 as the Class 2A winner of the “Text to Win” Contest held during the 2015 Blue Cross & Blue Shield of…

Clarifications

Autumn Frost, second baseman for the Jones County Junior College softball team, is from Mathiston and a 2015 graduate of East Webster High School. The May 25 article “JCJC Lady Bobcats finish second in NJCAA softball tourney (Page 10” did…

Jail Docket

May 29 Adam L. Hill, DOB 08-27-79, BM; MHP G24: suspended DL and speeding 103/65. May 30 Jonathan Wells, DOB 08-18-82, WM; Eupora 3: possession of paraphernalia. Bryan James, DOB 01-12-82, WM; Eupora 3: possession of controlled substance and contempt…

Church news

Pleasant Grove Robinson M.B. Pleasant Grove Robinson M.B. Church, 9203 Hwy. 389 N., Starkville, is celebrating Pastor George Sanders’ ninth-year anniversary. Speakers will be the Revs. Charles Goss on June 1, Sammy Barksdale on June 2 and Bruce Guyton on…

Poster contest winner

Congratulations to Gracie Pogue, second-grade Winner of the Farm Bureau’s Poster Contest. This year’s theme was “Mississippi Farms are a great place to live.” Gracie is the daughter of David and Mia Pogue.

NMMC Hospice honors Caregiver of the Year

From Press Reports North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice has honored Libby Middleton of Bellefontaine with the Caregiver of the Year Award. Middleton cared for her late husband, William, who was admitted to hospice in August 2014 and passed away peacefully…