Category: News

Wolverines improve to 2-1 in region play with win over Okolona

East Webster offense lines up against Winona in an earlier game in the season. Deanna Lowery/ Courtesy photo

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

All week long the East Webster Wolverines approached their road game at Okolona last Friday night as a business trip. Consider the deal done.

“We were talking about taking care of business and staying … Read more

Lady Eagles advance to North State finals against EW

Delta Claire Newman at 1st.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Eagles of Eupora High School took care of business last week by sweeping both of their playoff series to earn a spot in the MHSAA Class 2A North State Finals against visiting … Read more

A haunting storytime


Dressed in cute Halloween outfits, the children arrived at Webster County Library for storytime on Oct. 14. Before Ms. Pat read “It Was a Dark, Dark Night,” … Read more

Cancer survivor speaks


Friends of Webster County Library welcomed Darlene Arnold Gore of Grenada as guest speaker for the October meeting.… Read more

Author offers ‘accessible portrait’ of Clegg


Mathiston native subject of bio

By Allen D. Boyer

Hugh Clegg saw hard service in troubled times — at the FBI under J. Edgar Hoover and at Ole Miss under Ross Barnett.

In his engaging biography “Troutmouth: The Two Careers … Read more

No children injured in Head Start bus accident

None of the children or adults on this Head Start bus were injured in last week’s accident in the curve at West Eupora Church of God.

From Staff Reports

No children were injured last week in a two-vehicle accident that involved a Head Start bus.

The accident occurred about 8:20 a.m. Oct. 14 on Martin Luther King Drive Jr. Drive in front of West Eupora Church … Read more

A job for everyone


There was job for everyone as “Friends of the Hospital” volunteered to help the … Read more

Enterprise hosts SBDC workshop


From Press Reports

The Enterprise, the regional economic development organization for Webster, Montgomery and Choctaw counties, hosted a workshop for small business owners on Oct. 13 at the Depot in the Eupora.… Read more

Cowboy Yell



Mississippi State University fans set a Guinness World Record on Sept. 10 for ringing cowbells at the Cowbell Yell in Davis Wade Stadium. … Read more

Twin sisters celebrate 77th birthdays

Identical twin sisters Jetty Paxton Gary and Etty Paxton Brown (seated) celebrated their 77th birthdays at MSU with Gary’ daughters Carol (left) and Cathy.

By Jennifer J. Whittier
Bluffs & Bayous

The Sept. 19 tailgate at Mississippi State University was special for several reasons.

We had great food and fellowship; our Bulldogs won, and we celebrated Birthday #77 with identical twin sisters Jetty Paxton … Read more