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School days

Chloe Vaughn extinguishes a fire during a fire safety workshop conducted by Dixie Fire at the Webster County Career and Technology Center.

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

Undefeated Eagles set to take on rival Choctaw County Chargers

Dayan Miller running the ball for the Eagles.
Pictures courtesy of Richard Love of Ballshotz 

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Stephen Edwards is more than just a little pleased with the 3-0 start his Eupora High School football team has gotten off to this season. But the first-year head coach also knows his Eagles … Read more

Back in the kitchen


Shirley Bond, a resident at Golden Living… Read more

Calendar of Events – 09/09/15

Eupora Elementary PTO meeting
Eupora Elementary School PTO will have a meeting at EES at 6:30 p.m. Sept 10.

Punt, Pass and Kick Contest
The annual Punt, Pass and Kick Contest will be held this year on Sept. 12 at … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 09/09/15

Highway havoc is on the rise
The most recent report on U.S. highway fatalities was a disturbing and somewhat confusing bag.
In the first six months of this year, traffic deaths were up 14 percent. Injuries were higher by a … Read more

Sports Schedules – 09/09/15

Prep Softball
4/5 p.m. — Winona at French Camp
4:30/6 p.m. — East Webster at Houston
5/6:30 p.m. — Louisville at Noxapater… Read more

Time Capsules – 09/09/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Sept. 12, 1940

County Fair Draws Crowds
Large crowds are thronging the midway afternoons and nights this week at the annual Webster County Fair, which started Monday on the W.H. … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 09/09/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

In June, when my wife and I became members of the First Baptist Church of Starkville, I learned that numerous individuals at FBC have been reading Vaughan’s Vocabulary for a … Read more

Jail Docket – 09/09/15

Aug. 31
Dontavious Deloach, DOB 06-10-93, BM; A&A Bail Bonds: failure to appear on bond.
Sept. 1
Michael L. Johnson, DOB 04-27-74, WM; Webster 4: DUI-2nd.… Read more

911 Calls – 09/09/15

Aug. 31
1:22 p.m., medical, Dobbs Road; transferred to Choctaw County,
1:31 p.m., medical, Dobbs Road; transferred to Choctaw County,
2:21 p.m., MVA. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive; Webster SO responds.
7:56 p.m., medical, McBride Street; EMS, Maben FD respond.… Read more