Category: News

Incumbents re-elected; Morris new supervisor

Poll workers Mae Florence Gates, Jerry Helms and Nellie Harpole Blade wait to sign in voters during the Nov. 3 general election at the new Maben polling place in District 4: the fellowship hall of Maben Church of God of Prophecy on Highway 15. The former polling place was the Agriculture Building at West Oktibbeha County High School, which was closed with the merger of the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districts.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Officeholders serving all or part of Webster County who were seeking an additional term won re-election last week while a new supervisor and constable were elected to open seats.

Democrat Curtis C. “Eudy” Morris … Read more

Eupora Christmas Market upcoming

From Staff Reports

A full day of activities is scheduled for Dec. 5 during the annual Eupora Christmas Market, including a vendor market, 5K run and parade.

The theme this year is “Southern Christmas” and funds raised from the community … Read more

Eupora football season ends with 31-8 loss to Baldwyn


By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Some big plays go your way and some don’t.

It was an unfortunate combination of those two scenarios that lead Baldwyn to outscore Eupora 23-0 in the second half of their MHSAA Class 2A … Read more

Mathiston Veterans Monument dedicated

The Boy Scouts of America Perform a Flag Ceremony at the Monument Site for Mathiston Veterans Monument

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”
JOHN 15:13

Those were the words echoed here in Mathiston, Sunday, November 8, 2015.

Brother Wade Stevens … Read more

Maben Lions test eyesight at area schools

Lions Shawn Nygard and Pat Harpole test students at East Webster Elementary School.

By Jane Collins, Secretary
Maben Lions Club

The Maben Lions Club tested eyesight Oct. 21 at Hebron Christian School, Oct. 22 at East Webster Elementary School and then all the sixth grade at East Webster High School.

Maben Lions involved … Read more

6 charged in narcotics investigation


From Press Reports

An ongoing narcotics investigation by the Webster County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in six arrests since late October.

The department, in partnership with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, has been putting together and building multiple narcotics cases … Read more

‘Thankful Together’


On Nov. 4, 18 children and parents arrived at Webster County Public Library for storytime. The children are always excited to visit with friends, check out books and listen to stories.… Read more

Reading Projects

First Place: Dayton Fondren, Kate Vowell, Cancy Abbott and Shedd Blakely

Third-grade students created a character from a book using a pumpkin for… Read more

Wolverines set for trip to Rolling Fork to face South Delta

Senior Malcomb Jones heads downfield against Walnut during the Wolverines’ 42-8 Class 2A playoff win at home Friday night.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The East Webster High School football team will be getting a little history lesson this week as the Wolverines prepare to visit South Delta in the second round of the MHSAA Class 2A State … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 11/11/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

One recent evening my wife and I were sitting in our living room and listening to the Solid Gold Weekend on East Mississippi Community College’s radio station; one of the … Read more