Highway dedicated to honor Graham, Moss


By Amanda McBride
The Webster Progress-Times

ACKERMAN — Highway 9 between Choctaw and Webster Counties will now be known as the “Phyllis A. Graham-Steven B. Moss Memorial Highway.”

A highway dedication ceremony was held Nov. 14 at the Choctaw County … Read more

Palmer Home serves children in need


By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Palmer Home for Children has helped improve the lives of thousands of children in need from all over the country since its founding nearly 120 years ago, local Rotarians learned last week.

Katharine Hewlett, … Read more

Sales tax collections up

From Staff Reports

Eupora and Mathiston had increases in sales tax collections in September, according to Mississippi Department of Revenue figures.

The $34,797 Eupora collected in September was up … Read more

Mullen and Freeze transform teams


By Charlie Smith
Emmerich Newspapers

Dan Mullen and Hugh Freeze aren’t completely different.

Both head coaches were early adopters of the fast-paced, spread option offenses that now dominate college football.

Demographically, they fit the same profile: youthful family men with … Read more

Cody Prewitt ready for an Egg Bowl win


By James Pugh
Emmerich Newspapers

Ole Miss free safety Cody Prewitt loves his university. He said he has always wanted to go to Ole Miss, especially since his junior high days at Sylva-Bay Academy in Jasper County, about halfway between … Read more

JOY Club enjoys favorite hymns


From FBC Eupora

First Baptist Church of Eupora’s minister of music, John Herring, led the crowd at November’s JOY Club potluck lunch in a few favorite hymns, with the accompaniment of Judy Thompson.

Thelma Sparkman shared the devotion.… Read more

Rebels ready to better banner year


Ole Miss looks for standout win

By Josh Troy
Emmerich Newspapers

The Ole Miss Rebels are enjoying a banner season, thanks to a strong passing game by senior quarterback Bo Wallace and a defense that has allowed fewer points than … Read more

Rebels’ ‘Possum’ torn by historic season

Buster Wolfe
Emmerich Newspapers

COLUMBIA — Richard “Possum” Price is an Ole Miss Rebel, red and blue through and through. He was a lineman on two of the school’s three national championship football teams under iconic coach Johnny Vaught.

However, … Read more