Category: News

Local author to speak at library

Rhonda Booth

1st book message of God’s love and comfort

From Press Reports

Rhonda Booth of Eupora will be the featured speaker at Friends of the Webster Library on Monday, Sept. 14. The meeting begins at 11 a.m. at the Webster County … Read more

Unemployment rate 8.1 percent


By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate decreased three-tenths of a percentage point to 8.1 percent in July, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The jobless rate for June was 8.4 percent, while unemployment was … Read more

Three-run seventh leads Lady Eagles past Hatley

Savannah Kilpatrick at bat for the Lady Eagles.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Marlee Ray at shortstop.

Marlee Ray at shortstop.

Balls were zinging off the bats of the Lady Eagles of Eupora High School last week, as EHS rolled to a pair of slow-pitch softball victories.

Eupora opened the week … Read more

School fun



These are some scenes from the first month of school in the … Read more

Lady Wolverines return home to host Houston Thursday

East Webster’s Jessica Aron at shortstop

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School posted a pair of road slow-pitch softball wins last week to run their mark to 9-0 on the season.

The Lady Wolverines are set to host … Read more

College tour


Eupora High School took 46 juniors and seniors to Mississippi State … Read more

Storytime features ‘Pete the Cat’


By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

Excited children came to Webster County Library for their weekly storytime on Sept. 2.

After visiting with friends, they gathered to hear Ms. Pat read “Pete the Cat: Wheels on the Bus,” a … Read more

East Webster tackles challenge head-on, downs CCHS

Charlie Brand (15) hands the ball off.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

East Webster head football coach Doug Wilson was hoping his team would be challenged when it played host to Choctaw County High School on Friday night. His wish was answered. Although the Wolverines took … Read more

Newton among MSU drum majors

MSU Drum Major Jesse Newton

For the WPT

Jesse Newton, a 2013 graduate of Eupora High School, is excited to be one of the four drum majors for the Famous Maroon Band at Mississippi State University.

Starting as a freshman at MSU, he played the … Read more