News

Lady Wolverines drop overtime contest to Columbus

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress Times

 

Turnovers proved costly for the Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School on Saturday as Columbus used heavy ball pressure to take a 54-50 overtime win in the Immanuel Christian School Classic.… Read more

Jail Docket

Dec. 20

Laura A. Pittman, DOB 10-04-64, BF; SO7: possession of marijuana in motor vehicle, suspended DL and no seatbelt.

Dec. 21

Joshua Reed Pittman, DOB 10-27-93, WM; G1: DUI-1st and improper equipment.

Dec. 26

Ray D. Robinson, DOB 01-25-62, … Read more

Obituaries

W.H. ‘Billy’

Blain Jr.

Dec. 15, 2013

Services for W. H. “Billy” Blain Jr., 89, of Kilmichael were Dec. 18, 2013, at Oliver Funeral Home in Winona with the Rev. Gary Jackson officiating. Burial was in Greensboro Cemetery.

He was … Read more

County’s unemployment rate 11 percent in November

From Staff Reports

 

Webster County’s unemployment rate for November was down from October but was up from November 2012, based on data released last week by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The county reported a 11 percent rate, … Read more

Calendar of Events

Prayer Breakfast

The  Men’s Prayer Breakfast will be at 6:45 a.m. Jan. 8 in the fellowship hall at First Baptist Church. Men throughout the community are invited to attend. For more information about First Baptist Church of Eupora, go to … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

My favorite month is January, named after Janus, who, in Roman mythology, was a god with two faces that looked in opposite directions.

One of Janus’ faces looked to the … Read more

CPRAM offers scholarship at two and four-year schools

From Press Reports

 

State college public relations officials are doing their part to encourage students to continue their interest in the area of communication at Mississippi’s two and four-year colleges with two $500 scholarships.

Students applying for the CPRAM … Read more

Magnolia Independent Film Festival upcoming

From Press Reports

 

The 17th annual Magnolia Independent Film Festival will take place Feb. 20-22 at Hollywood Premier Cinemas in Starkville as a showcase venue for independent filmmakers.

The Magnolia Independent Film Festival was created in 1997 by Ron … Read more

7-2 Holmes Bulldogs look to return to court soon

From combined reports

 

The Holmes Community College men’s basketball team heads into the 2014 portion of its schedule with a 7-2 overall mark and a 1-0 record in the MACJC North Division.

The Lady Bulldogs are 2-0 overall and … Read more

EWHS cheerleaders win state championship

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From School Reports

 

East Webster High School cheerleaders competed in the MHSAA State Cheerleading Competition on Dec. 14.

They competed in Small Non-tumbling Division I against 11 other teams. The girls performed well and brought home another state championship … Read more