Category: News

Birth (December 8, 2015)

Emma Lynn Rose Poyadou Josh and Erica Huffman Poyadou of Mathiston announce the birth of a daughter, Emma Lynn Rose Poyadou. Emma was born Dec. 8, 2105, at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces…

UM football player balances sports, academia

Eupora native Jones always works hard By Tyler Bullard OxfordStories.net. OXFORD — Derrick Jones, a junior wide receiver from Eupora, is a tall, fast and energetic wide out who signed to play football at Ole Miss on Feb. 6, 2013,…

PBS Awards

Eupora Elementary School had a wonderful first semester with its Positive Behavior System,

Lady Wolverines drop overtime thriller

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times While the host team didn’t come away with either championship, the East Webster Christmas Classic was a huge success last week, with Choctaw County winning the boys championship and Starkville Academy taking the girls…

Rebels, Jones celebrate Sugar Bowl win over OSU

From school reports NEW ORLEANS — How sweet it was. No. 12 Ole Miss dominated No. 16 Oklahoma State, 48-20, in the 82nd annual Allstate Sugar Bowl Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. In…

Mathiston Christmas

“One Starry Night” was the theme of the Mathiston Christmas Parade, which was Dec. 12.

Maben VFD assists in house removal

By Terry Harpole The Maben Volunteer Fire Department assisted a local man by burning a house the night of Dec. 11. Local attorney Rob Collins, who lives near the house, bought it years ago and had cleaned up the lot.…

Top Stories: 2015

Looking Back: Top l0 stories of 2015 From Staff Reports Here is a look at Webster County’s Top 10 news stories of 2015 as selected by the Progress-Times: 1) Courthouse developments: After prolonged litigation, the Webster County Board of Supervisors…

Club hosting Houston Solar Race Team

By Terry Harpole This might sound a little like Mississippi State University’s EcoCAR program, which began when people were in search of a cheaper means of travel, but a similar group in Houston is run by students and the Houston…