Category: News

Time Capsules – 12/02/2015

75 Years Ago: Dec. 5, 1940

Taylor Brothers in Selling Event
Taylor Brothers, large Eupora department store, this week is announcing by way of a double-page advertisement in this issue of The Progress a great price-smashing sale of Christmas and … Read more

Ackerman native seeks eighth state championship

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Ricky Woods, who has won seven state football championships during his head coaching career including titles at Ackerman High School in 1997 and 2001, says that winning state championships wasn’t his first priority when … Read more

Sports Schedules – 12/02/2015

College Basketball
7 p.m. — Texas Southern at MSU

Prep Soccer
5:30/7 p.m. — Neshoba Central at Louisville
Junior High Basketball… Read more

County’s unemployment rate unchanged

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.7 percent in October, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The revised jobless rate for September was also 6.7 percent, while unemployment was at 8.2 … Read more

Jail Docket – 12/02/2015

Nov. 23
Michael Owens, DOB 04-19-83, BM; Webster 5: possession of controlled substance with intent.
Nov. 24
Christopher Halsdorf, DOB 01-09-81, WM; Eupora 7: public drunk and disorderly conduct.… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/02/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I am reading a book titled “Hamlet: A User’s Guide” by Michael Pennington, who has performed in “Hamlet, Prince of Denmark” numerous times throughout three decades.… Read more

East Central Bowl game set for 11 a.m. Saturday

From school reports

East Central Community College Warrior football fans unable to travel to Copperas Cove, Texas, for the 2015 C.H.A.M.P.S. Heart of Texas Bowl will be able to follow the action on radio and live stream video.

No. 15 … Read more

911 calls – 12/02/2015

Nov. 23
11:24 a.m., medical, Old Dancy Road; Webster EMS responds.
11:46 a.m., reckless driving, Spring Valley Road; Webster SO responds.
12:17 p.m., alarm, College Street; Mathiston PD responds.
5:03 p.m., alarm, Gold Street; Eupora PD responds.… Read more

Hospital offers holiday fire safety tips

From Press Reports

Feeling warm and toasty is good, but never underestimate the danger of a holiday fire.  Keep your family safe by following these easy tips from North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora:… Read more

Do not become a hater: Look to go up

From Liberty UMC

We bring you greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor.… Read more