Category: News

Mitchell sworn in as Circuit Court judge

From staff reports George M. Mitchell Jr. of Eupora was sworn in as the junior circuit court judge for the 5th Circuit Court District on Friday. Gov. Phil Bryant appointed Mitchell on Dec. 18 to fill the unexpired term that…

Supervisors hold 1st meeting of term

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Supervisors elected board officers and rehired county employees at their first meeting of the year and their new term of office on Monday.

Taking office

STAFF PHOTOS/RUSSELL HOOD Newly elected and re-elected Webster County officials were sworn in Dec. 30

Birth (December 8, 2015)

Emma Lynn Rose Poyadou Josh and Erica Huffman Poyadou of Mathiston announce the birth of a daughter, Emma Lynn Rose Poyadou. Emma was born Dec. 8, 2105, at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces…

UM football player balances sports, academia

Eupora native Jones always works hard By Tyler Bullard OXFORD — Derrick Jones, a junior wide receiver from Eupora, is a tall, fast and energetic wide out who signed to play football at Ole Miss on Feb. 6, 2013,…

PBS Awards

Eupora Elementary School had a wonderful first semester with its Positive Behavior System,

Lady Wolverines drop overtime thriller

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times While the host team didn’t come away with either championship, the East Webster Christmas Classic was a huge success last week, with Choctaw County winning the boys championship and Starkville Academy taking the girls…

Rebels, Jones celebrate Sugar Bowl win over OSU

From school reports NEW ORLEANS — How sweet it was. No. 12 Ole Miss dominated No. 16 Oklahoma State, 48-20, in the 82nd annual Allstate Sugar Bowl Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. In…

Mathiston Christmas

“One Starry Night” was the theme of the Mathiston Christmas Parade, which was Dec. 12.

Maben VFD assists in house removal

By Terry Harpole The Maben Volunteer Fire Department assisted a local man by burning a house the night of Dec. 11. Local attorney Rob Collins, who lives near the house, bought it years ago and had cleaned up the lot.…