Category: News

Friends group supports Webster Library

For the Progress-Times Make a New Year’s resolution to become a member of Friends of the Webster Library. This group meets the second Monday of each month to hear various authors, some local and others from different parts of the…

Time Capsules – 12/30/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 50 Years Ago: Dec. 30, 1965 Gum Springs News: Mr. and Mrs. Grady Turnage and family spent Christmas holidays with parents and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Cooper, and other relatives in this…

God has mission for each of us

From Liberty UMC Greetings to you! We survived the Christmas holidays and are looking forward to doing good things working with our pastor, the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor, during the new year. Since celebrating the birth of our Lord and Savior…

Calendar of Events – 12/30/2015

Swearing-in of county officials Webster County elected officials for 2016-19 will be sworn in at 1 p.m. Dec. 30 at the Eupora Community Center. Chancellor Kenny Burns will administer the oaths of office. Weight Watchers Start the new year off…

Sports Schedules – 12/30/2015

WED, DEC. 30 Prep Basketball TBA — East Webster Classic (East Webster, Eupora, Choctaw County entered) TBA — Newton Classic (Louisville Boys entered) College Football 2:30 p.m. — MSU vs. North Carolina State in Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C.

Keep safety in mind when riding ATVs

From NMMC-Eupora The riding of all-terrain vehicles is a common everyday event in Mississippi. Although most individuals keep safety in mind, there are some who overlook the possible dangers. Most individuals ride without helmets or have more than one rider…

E911 Calls: Webster – 12/30/2015

Dec. 21 12:44 p.m., suspicious activity, Greensboro Road; Webster SO responds. 3:08 p.m., MVA, Hwy. 82; Mathiston PD responds. 4:48 p.m., alarm, Gold Street; Eupora PD responds. 4:57 p.m., medical, McBride Street; Maben PD, Webster EMS respond. 5:41 p.m., medical,…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/30/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. My favorite month is January, the gateway to a new year of opportunities. According to “The American Educator,” the month was named in honor of Janus, the Roman god of…

East Webster opens Christmas tourney with wins

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The first day of the East Webster Christmas Classic was a successful one for host EWHS. The Lady Wolverines closed out strong to take a 47-35 win over Hebron Christian on Monday night, while…

Letters to the editor – 12/30/2015

Seeking info on Carver, Lusk, Cox families I am a genealogist/family historian and I would like to communicate with anyone who has knowledge of the Carver, Lusk and Cox families in Webster County.