Category: News

Ballot includes Initiative 42 measure

From Staff Reports

Absentee voting is now underway for the Nov 3 general election that includes various local and statewide races.

Absentee ballots can be mailed to anyone 65 or older or those individuals who have a temporary or permanent … Read more

County receives $3 million courthouse appraisal award

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Although the matter is still in litigation, Webster County has received an additional award of a little over $3 million for its courthouse insurance claim.

Attorney Tina Nicholson announced the settlement on behalf of … Read more

Mississippi architects elect 2016 leaders


From Press & Staff Reports

The Mississippi Chapter of the American Institute of Architects is proud to congratulate and introduce its newly elected 2016 executive committee and board of directors.

The six-member board of directors includes Craig Bjorgum, AIA of … Read more

Spiders invade Maben Library storytime

Brayden Avent, Bryar Avent, Bella Boler, Madelyn Avent, Elizabeth Boler and Annslee Bird make spiders from Play-Doh with help from Ms. Mary.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

Spiders were the subjects for storytime at the Maben Public Library on Sept. 25.

We read “The Very Busy Spider” and looked at a science book titled “Super Spiders.” … Read more

Eagles open Region 4-2A play with win over Okolona

Eupora Eagles making their entry during a  previous game.
Pictures courtesy of Richard Love of Ballshotz 

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Eupora High School used a strong defensive effort on Friday night to turn away an Okolona scoring threat late in the game to open Region 4-2A play with a 29-22 road win.

“That was … Read more

EWHS elects Student Council leaders

(right) East Webster Student Council officers and representatives

From School Reports

East Webster High School has elected the 2015-16 Student Council officers and representatives.… Read more

Lady Wolverines take two wins in own tournament

Madison Flemings with Coach Berryhill
Photos are by Richard Love/Ballshotz

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The East Webster slow-pitch softball team bounced back from a loss to arch-rival Eupora on Thursday to sweep a pair of games in its own invitational on Saturday.… Read more

Lady Eagles clinch region title with win over East Webster

Marlee Ray getting the out at 2nd.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Eupora scored 10 runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to lock up an impressive 19-2 win over rival East Webster on Thursday night, giving the Lady Eagles the region slow-pitch softball championship.… Read more

Eupora Headstart


The Eupora Head Start staff welcomes its students and parents back for the 2015-16 school year. The staff has planned a … Read more