Category: News

Eupora basketball drops pair to Bruce

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Dangerous weather conditions cause Eupora High School to postpone its game with Winona last Friday until Feb. 8 at home.

Summer program targets rural medical scholars

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippi high school juniors considering medical careers in their home state have the opportunity to take part in an intense and revealing summer program at Mississippi State University.

East Webster boys pick up two more victories

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The East Webster High School boys picked up a Region 4-2A win last week, by using a big second quarter to down Winona 39-33. The Wolverines also beat French Camp Academy 45-33, while the…

4-County sends crews to Virginia in response to winter storm damage

Winter Storm Jonas has continued to dump snow across the northeast, and that combined with low temperatures and strong winds is a good guarantee that power outages will follow. That’s why 4-County is sending help in the form of 13…

Many turn out for birthday celebration

By Terry Harpole A large crowd came to Maben United Methodist Church on Jan. 16 to help Albert Maury Shurlds Sr. celebrate his 90th birthday. This was a surprise party for Maury after months of planning by his children, their…

Cancer screening is a ‘no-brainer’

By Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications STARKVILLE, Miss. — When is knowing about a family history of colorectal cancer a good thing? Clark Roman of Starkville said knowing his family’s increased incidence of colon cancer prompted him to have regular…

Sports Schedules – 01/27/2016

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27 College Basketball 6 p.m. — Auburn at Ole Miss THURSDAY, JAN. 28 Prep Basketball 6 p.m. — Hebron Christian at Kemper Academy Junior College Basketball 5:30/7:30 p.m. — EMCC at Northeast Mississippi 5:30/7:30 p.m. — East Central…

Cold weather impacts energy use, bill

From Press Reports Officials at 4-County Electric Power Association are encouraging their members to ring in the new year with some energy efficiency methods. Weather affects electric use and can drive everyone’s bills up.

School Board hears policy readings

From Press Reports A first reading was held for sections of the Webster County School District’s online policy manual at a previous School Board meeting. The sections were read Dec. 14, when Federal Programs Director James Mason acted on behalf…