Easter Storytime


Fourteen energetic boys and girls gathered at Webster County Library on April 1, ready for an Easter egg hunt. After visiting with friends, everyone assembled in the meeting room to sing “Just How Fast is That Easter Bunny?” … Read more

Atmos launches ‘Yard Rescue 811’ contest

Before you dig into your next outdoor project, Atmos Energy invites you to enter its Yard Rescue 811 contest.

As part of National Safe Digging Month in April, the contest reminds property owners, construction crews and do-it-yourselfers to stay safe … Read more

Jail Docket – 04/08/2015

March 31
Earnest Willhite, DOB 06-01-81, WM; MDOC: grand larceny.
Brittney Cruise, DOB 10-22-87, Webster 5: felony possession of meth.… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 04/08/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Some Vaughan’s Vocabulary readers have remarked that they like the table technique of learning advanced words. In Microsoft Word click Table, then Insert Table. You’ll need five columns and 21 … Read more

Sports Schedules – 04/08/2015

Junior College Baseball
1 pm. — Coahoma at Holmes (DH)
1 p.m. — EMCC at Northeast Mississippi (DH)
3 p.m. — Miss. Delta at Itawamba (DH)
4 p.m. — East Central at Meridian CC (DH)
Junior College … Read more

Time Capsules – 04/08/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: April 11, 1940

‘Gone With the Wind’ Next Week
J.F. Wofford, progressive owner of Eupora Theatre, announces that the famous moving picture classic “Gone With the Wind” will be shown … Read more

Eagles enter week riding four-game winning streak

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School baseball team won all four games it played last week, including three by just a one-run margin.

The Eagles, which entered the week on a four-game winning streak, are 7-3 … Read more

CHAMPS program recruiting math teachers

From Press Reports

Are you a fourth- through eighth-grade teacher of mathematics? Are you interested in professional growth and development? If so, the Creating High Achievement in Mathematics and Problem Solving program is looking for you.

Thanks to a $1.2 … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 04/08/2015

Human Capital: Merely Buying Time
The fact that the 2015 legislative session is drawing to a close with the status quo having been maintained may be viewed as a victory of sorts – but alas all indications are that it … Read more