Category: News

Retired educators meet

By Sandra Dalton

The Local Retired Education Personnel enjoyed their annual holiday meeting and meal at Our Friends’ Place in Houston on Dec. 2.
President Sue Cooper welcomed everyone, then discussed current information that members attending the district and state … Read more

East Webster boys, girls split pair in Ethel Tournament

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

Both the East Webster boys and girls won two of the three games they played last week, closing things out on a positive manner with wins over Ethel Friday in the Ethel Tournament.
The Wolverines … Read more

ATV winner


Clay Canterbury accepts the keys to a Honda 420 Rancher from Ricky Newton. Canterbury won the ATV in a raffle ticket drawing at the Mississippi Sportsmen for Catch-A-Dream ninth annual Sponsors’ Banquet, which was Nov. 24 at the … Read more

Rotary Student of the Month

Eupora High School student Corrina Windrick is the Eupora Rotary Club’s Senior of the Month for December. Joining her is Teacher of the Month Dionne Hodges, who teaches business management at the Webster County Career and Technology Center. … Read more

DSU inks Cooley to new four-year agreement

CLEVELAND, Miss. – Delta State University director of athletics Ronnie Mayers announced Monday, Dec. 14 that the school and head football coach Todd Cooley have reached an agreement on a new four-year contract effective Dec. 15, 2015. Cooley has led … Read more

WPT collecting Letters to Santa

Continuing a generations-old Christmas tradition, The Webster Progress-Times is serving as the information pipeline for area children to send their letters to Santa Claus.
The newspaper is also requesting Letters of Gratefulness to place in the section to celebrate the … Read more

HCC Bulldogs drop 77-74 road decision

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs suffered their second loss of the season Saturday at Southwest Tennessee Community College in Memphis by the score of 77-74.
With the loss, the Bulldogs fell to 8-2 on the season. Holmes … Read more

Eagles bounce back from loss with two key wins

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School boys basketball team found itself on the embarrassing end of a 69-28 contest with Choctaw Central last Tuesday night.
But, the Eagles gathered themselves and came back to take wins … Read more

Be prepared: use resources for predicting frost

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists
Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director
Typically, by this time of year we are shutting down the garden in preparation for the cold winter months.
To help gardeners throughout Mississippi … Read more

Acupuncture talk


Eupora Rotary Club President Hays Burchfield welcomes Clare Mallory O’Nan, who was guest speaker at the club’s Nov. 24 meeting. A licensed acupuncturist and doctor of oriental medical, she owns the North Mississippi Acupuncture and Holistic Center in … Read more