Category: News

EES Homecoming


Eupora Elementary School celebrates Homecoming Week, which was Sept. 14-18.… Read more

East Webster Wolverines head into region play with 6-0 mark

Rivers Mohr (58), Cole Morgan (51) and other Wolverines attempt to stop South Pontotoc’s ball carrier.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress TImes

The Wolverines of East Webster High School have been preparing for this coming Friday night since early summer.

“We have put in a lot of hard work and the guys have come out here … Read more

EMCC Homecoming Maid


Brittany Bell of Mathiston was among East Mississippi Community College’s 2015 homecoming maids. The sophomore, daughter of Randal and Kristy Bell, is a member of the EMCC cheerleading squad. After graduating, … Read more

HCC-Grenada trip


Eupora High School took nine juniors and seniors to… Read more

‘Tacky the Penguin’


Children were laughing and giggling as they arrived at Webster County Public Library on Sept. 23. Before storytime, they checked out books, played with puzzles and visited with friends. … Read more

Lady Wolverines looking to bounce back from first loss

Jessica Aron gets the out at 2nd.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Although the Lady Wolverines dropped their first game of the season on Thursday, East Webster High School slow-pitch softball coach Lee Berryhill said their is a lot of softball yet to be played.

“It … Read more

Jail Docket – 09/30/15

Sept. 22
James T. King, DOB 02-24-45, WM; Eupora 3 and Eupora 5: hold for Lowndes.
Sept. 23
Michael V. Sproles, DOB 12-04-74, WM; Mississippi Department of Corrections/Talford: … Read more

Time Capsules – 09/30/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Oct. 3, 1940

The Weather
September has been an unusual month for harvesting crops. We had 23 days clear weather, 3 days of partly cloudy weather and only 4 days … Read more

Hill Fire opens October 3

From press reports

The Montgomery County Arts Council will present its 12th edition of Hill Fire beginning October 3, 2015 and continuing on October 4, 8, and 10 at the Performing Arts Center at 208 Summit Street in Winona.… Read more

Editorial Roundup – 09/30/15

Water’s getting more expensive
The Associated Press has produced a package of stories that make it clear America is facing some expensive problems in providing what everyone takes for granted: fresh water.

Though the AP report tends to focus on … Read more