WCCTC team takes bronze

Whitehurst, Ray, Womack and Harrison

From School Reports

Four members of the Webster County Career and Technology FFA Chapter attended the 87th National FFA Convention and Expo in Louisville, Kentucky, from Oct 27-Nov. 1.

Colton Harrison, Tyler Ray, Blake Whitehurst and Levi Womack, as well … Read more

Ready for Thanksgiving

Nine little “Indians” from the First Baptist Church of Eupora’s preschool ministry are ready for … Read more

County awarded solid waste assistance grant

From Press Reports

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has awarded Webster County a solid waste assistance grant of $10,496 that will be used by the county to clean up illegal dump sites.

“The Solid Waste Assistance Grants support a … Read more

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