News

Lady Eagles take two road wins to improve to 4-0

Emily Littlejohn at bat for the Lady Eagles.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Courtney Hatcher had a huge offensive day to lead the Lady Eagles of Eupora to an 11-0 win over homestanding New Hope last Monday, while Delta Newman delivered a clutch bases-loaded double to push … Read more

Lady Wolverines cruise to 4-0 start with two big wins

Jennah Pate safe at 3rd.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Wolverines of East Webster easily improved their slow-pitch softball record to 4-0 on the season with a pair of victories last week.

EWHS downed visiting South Pontotoc 13-2 on Tuesday, before rolling … Read more

College sports look

Holmes to open season at Hinds

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

The Bulldogs of Holmes Community College were set to open the 2015 football season in Raymond on Thursday as they traveled to take on Hinds Community College.

Holmes finished … Read more

Help students get strong starts each school year

By Amy Barefield
MSU School of Human Sciences

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Success in school depends more on the 16 hours spent outside the classroom than many parents may realize. Physical, emotional and social factors at home contribute significantly to academic … Read more

What do gardeners do in September?

Submitted by Lisa Stewart
County Coordinator
Webster County Extension Service

It’s a little late in the year to plant summer annuals and still too hot for winter annuals.

The best way to spend your time is to observe and write … Read more

Jail Docket – 08/26/2015

Aug. 17
Eikeren Hill, DOB 07-27-75, BM; Webster 5: Mississippi Department of Corrections hold for sale of controlled substance-three counts.
Michael Sproles, DOB 12-04-74, WM; Webster 5: disturbance of family peace.… Read more

MDE stands behind process for accountability model

From Press Reports

The Mississippi Department of Education, on Aug 21, released the complete response to the PEER Committee report on the accountability standards for the system that evaluates school and district performance, including the qualifications of the MDE Technical … Read more

Grenada industry expanding operations

From Press Reports

Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Ice Industries announced Aug. 19 the company is expanding its operations in Grenada.

The expansion will be the company’s sixth since 2010. The project represents a corporate investment of $15 million … Read more

Time Capsules – 08/26/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Aug. 29, 1940

Miss Phillips Gets Deserved Promotion
Miss Mildred Phillips, who for five years has been clerk of the Farm Security Administration offices here and assistant of Supervisor J.Y. … Read more