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City leaders hear Parks and Rec ideas

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Forming a steering committee and requesting county funding were among recommendation’s made at a public meeting concerning the future of the city-sponsored park and recreation programs. The Community Center was standing room only at…

Voter registration deadline upcoming for primary

From Staff & Press Reports Mississippi’s presidential primary is seven weeks away and those needing to register to vote in the election have until Feb. 6 to do so. The Webster County circuit clerk’s office will be open Saturday, Feb.…

SHAPE project

Fourth- and fifth-grade SHAPE students at Eupora Elementary School

Friends of the Library

The first meeting of 2016 for Friends of Webster County Library was held Jan. 11. Opal Vickers invited Dylan Karges, instructor at the Cobb Institute of


College & Career students from First Baptist Church attending the

East Webster boys, girls pick up two wins each

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Lady Wolverines of East Webster battled back from an 11-2 deficit to take a 41-40 win over Vardaman on Friday night. The EWHS girls also posted a 70-46 league win over Bruce last…

Local student serves as Senate page

From Press Reports John “Wil” Wilson Boyd of Mantee recently served as a page for the Mississippi Senate. Pages generally run errands for officials and Senate staff.

Tidwell celebrates her 99th birthday

For the WPT Margaret Bays Tidwell of Eupora celebrated her 99th birthday in her home on Dec. 30 with her daughter, Therolyn Draine Harris; members of Liberty United

East Webster’s Crowley signs with East Central CC

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times When the pressure is on Colby Crowley wants the baseball, it’s as simple as that. “I feel like I do well under pressure,” said the East Webster High School senior. “I enjoy clutch situations.…