Category: News

Plenty on the line as East Webster, Eupora meet on Friday

A host of Eagles bring down the Calhoun City ball carrier and must be prepared for this Friday night.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

It’s that time of year again, and while East Webster head coach Doug Wilson says the Eupora-East Webster showdown is not intentionally scheduled for the last regular-season game of the year, it has certainly … Read more

Wolverines pick up ninth football win of 2015 season

East Webster running back Chase Keller (8) rushed for three touchdowns in Friday night’s 45-6 home win over Bruce.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Winning big football games is similar to boxing — when a team throws a punch, it’s important to counter. That’s just what the Wolverines of East Webster High School did on Friday night on … Read more

Maben Garden Club tours nursery

Maben Garden Club members tour the Osborn Nursery with Cody Bennett narrating.

By Dottie Dewberry

“This is the day that the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it (Psalms 118:24).”

It was a beautiful fall day Oct. 20 when the lovely ladies of the Maben Home and Garden … Read more

Morton among Hinds CC summer graduates in 2015

Hinds Community College graduated 304 in two summer ceremonies on July 30 at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Of the total number of graduates, 23 graduated summa cum laude, which is a perfect 4.0 grade point average; 42 … Read more

City leaders hear audit presentation

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Board of Aldermen, during a special-called meeting Sept. 28, heard an audit presentation on fiscal year 2014 by CPA Chris Turnipseed with Watkins, Ward and Stafford.

He presented and discussed the city … Read more

Report from Liberty United Methodist Church

From Church Reports

Greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church. The month of October is nearing its end. Our focus is still on Breast Cancer Awareness month.… Read more

Jail docket – 10/28/15

Oct. 20
Jeffery Patterson, DOB 11-25-75, BM; MHP G24: no insurance, suspended DL and speeding 75/25.
Oct. 21
Jimmy Edwards, DOB 08-03-79, BM; walk-in: passing stopped school bus.… Read more

Letters to the editor – 10/28/15

King of Pork!!
Our neighbors just east of here, around West Point, have been notified they will lose the B&W manufacturing plant, along with 220 badly needed jobs.

The plant’s wealthy owners feel there will be more profit in Mexico. … Read more

Sports schedules – 10/28/15

Prep Basketball
TBA — Oak Hill Jamboree (Winston Academy girls entered)
Junior High Basketball
5 p.m. — East Webster at French Camp… Read more

Ag notes – 10/28/15

FSA disaster loans available for county
“Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers and operators are available through the Chickasaw County Office of the Farm Service Agency,” James A. Love, FSA farm loan manager, said Oct. 21.

According to Love, this authority … Read more