News

Buy cool-season plants before they stress out

Garden centers now have transplants for many cool-season crops. Find out which day the truck arrives and buy the plants that day they arrive if possible.

Plants that sit in the racks in their trays generally are not well watered … Read more

Church news

Mathiston United

Methodist fall sale

Come join us for our fall sale in the fellowship hall of Mathiston United Methodist Church on Highway 15.

Delicious home-baked goodies and white elephant items will be featured. The sale is set for Sept. … Read more

Campbell-Stroud receives degree

For the WPT

 

Sarah Christene “Christie” Campbell-Stroud received her bachelor of science degree in biology from Millsaps College in Jackson with a 3.49 GPA.

Millsaps held its 119th annual commencement on May 11 at 10:30 a.m. at Christ United … Read more

Calendar of Events

Benefit rummage

sale for Carters

A benefit rummage sale will be from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Gore Springs Community Center. All proceeds will help Jan and Liz Carter with treatments and travel expenses.

The benefit will include … Read more

911 Calls

Aug. 26

9:41 p.m., medical, Joiner Drive; Maben FD, EMS respond.

11:14 p.m., break-in, Mt. Vernon Road; Eupora PD responds.

Aug. 27

8:03 a.m., alarm, North Gold; EPD.

11:03 a.m., medical, Swayze Street; EMS, Mathiston FD respond.

8:05 p.m., medical, … Read more

Students score MCT2 rewards

From School Reports

 

Eupora Elementary School students scoring Advanced in one area and Proficient in another area of Language and Math on the MCT2 test in the spring of 2013 were treated to a trip to Los Encinos and … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Sept. 8, 1938

Cotton Now Comes in Colors

Creating considerable interest is a stalk of cotton displayed this week in the windows of The Webster Progress. In all ways, it … Read more

Obituaries

Dovie T. Reed

Aug. 27, 2013

Services for Dovie Thomas Reed, 95, were Aug. 30, 1013, at First Baptist Church of Mathiston. Burial was in Clear Springs Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

The daughter of the late Otha and Daisy Dalma … Read more

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6

Prep Football

7 p.m. — Choctaw County at North Pontotoc

7 p.m. — Nettleton at East Webster

7 p.m. — Eupora at Winona

7 p.m. — Kemper County at French Camp

7 p.m. — Louisville at Noxubee … Read more

Wolverines rally for dramatic win over Noxapater

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress Times

 

With the Wolverines just 12 minutes away from suffering their first loss of the football season, a young East Webster team came up with a series of big plays that resulted in … Read more