Category: News

Friends of the Library


The first meeting of 2016 for Friends of Webster County Library was held Jan. 11. Opal Vickers invited Dylan Karges, instructor at the Cobb Institute of … Read more



College & Career students from First Baptist Church attending the … Read more

East Webster boys, girls pick up two wins each

The teams only senior, Malcomb Jones, drives the basketball towards the goal.
Photos by Noah Siano

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Wolverines of East Webster battled back from an 11-2 deficit to take a 41-40 win over Vardaman on Friday night.

The EWHS girls also posted a 70-46 league win over Bruce last … Read more

Local student serves as Senate page

Jolly, Boyd and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves

From Press Reports

John “Wil” Wilson Boyd of Mantee recently served as a page for the Mississippi Senate. Pages generally run errands for officials and Senate staff.… Read more

Tidwell celebrates her 99th birthday

Dorothy Hill, Elizabeth Shepherd, Mrs. Tidwell, Ella Dumas and Therolyn Harris

For the WPT

Margaret Bays Tidwell of Eupora celebrated her 99th birthday in her home on Dec. 30 with her daughter, Therolyn Draine Harris; members of Liberty United … Read more

East Webster’s Crowley signs with East Central CC

East Webster High School senior Kolby Crowley signs a baseball scholarship with East Central Community College. Joining him are (back) EWHS baseball coach Wes Johnson, parents Brent and Kim Crowley, and (front) sister Madelyn.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

When the pressure is on Colby Crowley wants the baseball, it’s as simple as that.

“I feel like I do well under pressure,” said the East Webster High School senior. “I enjoy clutch situations. … Read more

2nd in state


Eupora High School cheerleaders finished second … Read more

Maben Yard of the Month


The Maben Home and Garden Club’s Yard of the Month sign for January was placed in the yard of Mr. and Mrs. John Byars by Dottie Dewberry. … Read more

Lady Eagles split pair of region hoops contests

1-8-16 (53 ev)

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School girls basketball team closed out last week with a strong 75-28 region win over Okolona last week, after dropping a 67-48 league contest to Calhoun City earlier in the week.… Read more

Storytime resumes


It was back to normal for a Wednesday at Webster County Library as the children and their parents arrived for storytime on Jan. … Read more