Category: News

Maben High School reunion held

Wyman Bishop Jr. (Class of 1942) receives a plaque from Ann Walls as the oldest classmate in attendance.

By Dottie Dewberry

Class members from the classes of 1941 through 1970 converged at the Maben Restaurant for the annual homecoming on Oct. 3.

Seventy-five to 80 people were present for the 32nd annual get-together, where people stood around or … Read more

SHAPE Mummies


SHAPE second- and third-grade classes at East Webster Elementary School made mummies and paper during their Egypt unit.… Read more

Mathiston club’s cookbook was a labor of love

Proceeds from “Recipes from our Friends” will benefit Mathiston City Park.

Special to The Webster Progress-Times

The Mathiston Civic League has produced a 650-recipe cookbook full of tried and true Southern cuisine made with ingredients available in any kitchen.… Read more

EMCC trip


Thirty-five juniors and seniors from Eupora High School visited… Read more

East Webster gathers at flagpole

EWHS students read scripture, pray and have student-led devotionals during See You at the Pole.

By Nathaniel South
East Webster student

On Sept 23, students throughout the nation gathered around their school’s flagpole to celebrate faith and shared belief in Christ.

Joining the nation that day… Read more

Bowman named director of Enterprise

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By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

ACKERMAN — Lara Bowman has been selected as director of The Enterprise, an economic development arm of Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster counties.

Newspaper staff discussed with her about her role and the purpose of … Read more

Nelons in concert at FBC Eupora

Kelly Nelon Clark, Amber Nelon Thompson, Jason Clark and Autumn Nelon Clark

For the Progress-Times

The Grammy-nominated, six-time Dove award-winning Nelons will be in concert at First Baptist Church in Eupora at 7 p.m. Oct. 22.… Read more

Local educator awarded MPE classroom grant

Pruitt and some of her reading students display the grant check she received from MPE.

Lisa Pruitt, a third-grade reading teacher at Eupora Elementary School, has received a classroom grant from the Mississippi Professional Educators.

A resident of Eupora, Pruitt has been a member of MPE since 2014. She plans to use her $500 grant … Read more