Category: News

Club plants Arbor Day tree at WOES

From the Maben Home and Garden Club STURGIS — The first American Arbor Day was originated in Nebraska City, Nebraska, by J. Sterling Morton. On April 10, 1872, an estimated 1 million trees were planted in Nebraska. On April 15,…

Lady Eagles begin season with two wins in Amory

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Lady Eagles of Eupora High School got their fast-pitch softball season off to a strong start on Saturday by picking up a pair of wins in the Amory Classic.

Correction: Class of 1972

The Eupora High School Class of 1972 had a get-back-acquainted lunch reunion Feb. 6 at the GP Central Service Grill. Those attending include (seated) Brenda Tumey Bell,

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.