Category: News

City leaders hear Parks and Rec ideas

Gibson, Shaw, Gary, Rumore, Meek and Burchfield

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Forming a steering committee and requesting county funding were among recommendation’s made at a public meeting concerning the future of the city-sponsored park and recreation programs.
The Community Center was standing room only at … Read more

Voter registration deadline upcoming for primary

From Staff & Press Reports

Mississippi’s presidential primary is seven weeks away and those needing to register to vote in the election have until Feb. 6 to do so.

The Webster County circuit clerk’s office will be open Saturday, Feb. … Read more

SHAPE project


Fourth- and fifth-grade SHAPE students at Eupora Elementary School … Read more

Friends of the Library


The first meeting of 2016 for Friends of Webster County Library was held Jan. 11. Opal Vickers invited Dylan Karges, instructor at the Cobb Institute of … Read more



College & Career students from First Baptist Church attending the … Read more

East Webster boys, girls pick up two wins each

The teams only senior, Malcomb Jones, drives the basketball towards the goal.
Photos by Noah Siano

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Wolverines of East Webster battled back from an 11-2 deficit to take a 41-40 win over Vardaman on Friday night.

The EWHS girls also posted a 70-46 league win over Bruce last … Read more

Local student serves as Senate page

Jolly, Boyd and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves

From Press Reports

John “Wil” Wilson Boyd of Mantee recently served as a page for the Mississippi Senate. Pages generally run errands for officials and Senate staff.… Read more

Tidwell celebrates her 99th birthday

Dorothy Hill, Elizabeth Shepherd, Mrs. Tidwell, Ella Dumas and Therolyn Harris

For the WPT

Margaret Bays Tidwell of Eupora celebrated her 99th birthday in her home on Dec. 30 with her daughter, Therolyn Draine Harris; members of Liberty United … Read more

East Webster’s Crowley signs with East Central CC

East Webster High School senior Kolby Crowley signs a baseball scholarship with East Central Community College. Joining him are (back) EWHS baseball coach Wes Johnson, parents Brent and Kim Crowley, and (front) sister Madelyn.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

When the pressure is on Colby Crowley wants the baseball, it’s as simple as that.

“I feel like I do well under pressure,” said the East Webster High School senior. “I enjoy clutch situations. … Read more

2nd in state


Eupora High School cheerleaders finished second … Read more