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Mathiston’s Mulberry Festival full of fun

By Betty Jeffcoats President, Mathiston Civic League MATHISTON — The 2015 Mulberry Festival was full of fun in spite of the rain that was coming down in sheets. The festival was sponsored by the Mathiston Civic League. Thank you to…

Wolverines facing three-time champ in 2A title game

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times When there is an elephant in the room you can either ignore it or embrace it. After watching the East Webster baseball team celebrate a state championship last spring, EWHS head football coach Doug…

Special teams push Wolverines past Baldwyn for North 2A title

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times In a game of key offensive plays and big defensive stops it was the trio of Tyler Cosby, Shye Link and Qua Evans who teamed up to do something a little special for East…

East Webster alum Patterson once again honored

From school reports SCOOBA – For the second time in three weeks to begin the current hoops campaign, East Mississippi Community College freshman Quantesha Patterson has been selected the MACJC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for her two-game efforts…

Conrad completes 100-mile endurance race

For the WPT Mann Conrad of Starkville completed the Pinhoti 100-mile endurance race last month. He is the son of Phillip and Paulette Lewis of Walthall and Terry Conrad of Ripley, Tennessee. He is the son-in-law of Tommy and Donna…

21st Springhill School Reunion held

By Jonnie Miles Hood The 21st Springhill School Reunion was held in the Springhill School building on Sept. 5. A large number of former students came and brought a bountiful supply of good food. There was much laughter and fellowship…

Time Capsules – 12/02/2015

75 Years Ago: Dec. 5, 1940 Taylor Brothers in Selling Event Taylor Brothers, large Eupora department store, this week is announcing by way of a double-page advertisement in this issue of The Progress a great price-smashing sale of Christmas and…

Ackerman native seeks eighth state championship

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Ricky Woods, who has won seven state football championships during his head coaching career including titles at Ackerman High School in 1997 and 2001, says that winning state championships wasn’t his first priority when…

Sports Schedules – 12/02/2015

WED, DEC. 2 College Basketball 7 p.m. — Texas Southern at MSU THUR, DEC. 3 Prep Soccer 5:30/7 p.m. — Neshoba Central at Louisville Junior High Basketball