Category: News

A Mantee Christmas


These are some scenes from the Mantee Christmas Parade, … Read more

County’s unemployment rate 6.7 percent


By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

For the third consecutive month, the unemployment rate in Webster County has remained the same, based on figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

November’s unemployment rate here was 6.7 percent, as … Read more

Demolition of blighted house underway

Removal of the demolished house at 1485 Adams Ave. is nearing completion. This photo of the lot was taken Monday.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Demolition and removal of a dilapidated house in Eupora that the city declared a public health menace is nearly complete.

The city hired Ken Knight to demolish the abandoned structure at 1485 Adams Ave., … Read more

Former East Webster standout making big splash at EMCC


By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

SCOOBA — Sharon Thompson knew Quantesha Patterson was a special talent, that’s why the veteran East Mississippi Community College head women’s basketball coach, spent so much time on her during the recruitment process.… Read more

If you see something you agree or disagree with say something

Most of the time I as publisher do not place editorial opinions, cartoons or the like in the newspaper but with continued apathy among all voters in this country. I have to speak up.

I want readers to agree. I … Read more

Maben Library has Christmas party


By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

Christmas party fun at the Maben Public Library was Dec. 11! The kids had a lot of fun celebrating Christmas.… Read more

EES Students of the Month


Students of the Month for December at Eupora Elementary School are (front row) Michayla Williams, Kyson Adkins, Cooper McDaniel, Marissa Williamson, … Read more

WCSD announces Spelling Bee winners

Fifth Grade: Zoe Lovelace, Alley Coe, Aubree Mason, Alyssa Fuller, Quedasia Harris and Shameriah Culpepper

From School Reports

The Webster County School District Spelling Bee was Dec. 7 at East Webster Elementary School. … Read more

Holmes football standouts sign scholarships

From school reports

GOODMAN — Four members of the Holmes Community College Bulldog football team inked with four-year universities last week.

Dre Massey, a sophomore from Greenville, S.C., will take his talents to the University of Florida Gators next season. … Read more