Category: News

Wolverines set for trip to Rolling Fork to face South Delta

Senior Malcomb Jones heads downfield against Walnut during the Wolverines’ 42-8 Class 2A playoff win at home Friday night.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The East Webster High School football team will be getting a little history lesson this week as the Wolverines prepare to visit South Delta in the second round of the MHSAA Class 2A State … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 11/11/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

One recent evening my wife and I were sitting in our living room and listening to the Solid Gold Weekend on East Mississippi Community College’s radio station; one of the … Read more

Time Capsules – 11/11/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Nov. 14, 1940

For Their Country
Hoke Smith Morgan and Jesse Elmo Brooks, two volunteers from the list of selected service men, are two modern Webster County warriors who will … Read more

School Board approves hirings

The Webster County School Board approved the hiring of a long-term substitute teacher and a bus driver at a previous meeting.… Read more

Lady Eagles opens hoops season with solid win

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Eagles of Eupora High School overcame a slow start on Saturday in the Calhoun City Classic to roll to a 46-22 season-opening win over Coffeeville.

“I think we were able to apply … Read more

Boy Scout citrus, apple sale underway

For the WPT

Troop 30 Boy Scouts has started their fall citrus sale that will last through the month of November.

Delivery of the citrus is scheduled for about Dec. 10 or 11. Don’t miss out on this delicious fruit … Read more

Holmes Bulldogs opens hoops season

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs went to 2-0 on the season last Thursday night with a 78-46 win over the Bears of Baton Rouge Community College.

Holmes led 40-19 at halftime and then outscored the Bears 38-27 in the second … Read more

Editorial roundup – 11/11/15

Initiative 42 predictably lost

Initiative 42’s failure at the polls Tuesday was not all that surprising. Other than having more money to spend than the opposition, the effort to try to force the Mississippi Legislature’s hand when it comes to … Read more

Murder defendant released on bond

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A Eupora man charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his brother is out of jail pending possible indictment after a judge reduced his bail by half.

Larry McMillian was released from the … Read more

Ole Miss drops bizarre 53-52 SEC contest to Arkansas in OT

OXFORD – Sometimes, football doesn’t make sense.

Trailing seven points in the first overtime and facing a 4th-and-25 from the 40-yard line, Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen completed a pass to Hunter Henry to the 26-yard line. Henry, while being tackled … Read more