Category: News

Eupora’s Rollins signs with Hendrix College

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Of the 200 letters Josh Rollins’ father typed up and sent to college coaches across the country, one of them crossed the desk of Hendrix College head baseball coach Neil Groat. It was that…

Looking back at Lodi

Despite a rainy April 11 Monday morning, members of Friends of Webster Library gathered to

County’s unemployment rate 6.6 percent

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County’s unemployment rate dropped 1.7 percentage points in February, based on figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. February’s unemployment rate was 6.6 percent, compared to 8.3 percent in January. The…

Glassware on display at Maben Library

“A thing of beauty is a joy forever.” John Keats   By Dottie Dewberry Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. As a child growing up we had little in the way of beauty unless it was fat cows,…

Tea Party

The Webster County Library meeting room was decorated for a tea party as the children arrived April 13. The girls were provided spring hats and jewelry

Dance recital

COURTESY PHOTO Joyce Yates School of Dance will present “Hats Off to 35 Years of Dance” at 6 p.m. Friday at Eupora High School’s Latham Auditorium. Senior dancers who will be presenting are Elizabeth Wilson of Mathiston (Choctaw County High…

Eupora closes out baseball season

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Eupora High School Eagles were set to bring their 2016 baseball season to close with Senior Night against Houlka on Tuesday. EHS was 8-12 going into the contest and missed

Children learn how vegetables grow

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library On April 1 we read the story “Tops and Bottoms” at the Maben Public Library. It is about a lazy bear and a hare that was willing to work hard to feed his…

East Webster baseball begins new winning streak

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The East Webster baseball team shook off a 3-2 loss to Caledonia last Tuesday that snapped its 16-game winning streak, to begin a new winning streak with two wins on Saturday and another on…