Eupora’s Graham accepts position at Winston Academy


By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress-Times

Rumors that had been circulating wildly over the Christmas Holidays came to fruition on Monday morning when Eupora High School head football coach Junior Graham confirmed that he would retire from the school on … Read more

FARMtastic yields agricultural lessons

Lisa Stewart, an agent with the MSU Extension Service in Webster County, explains the importance of rice to Clayton Griffin and Jalen Washington, third-graders from Houston Upper Elementary School. They were at FARMtastic’s Mighty Crops station at the Mississippi Horse Park near Starkville on Nov. 13.

From Press Reports

Third-graders who attended an agricultural event at Mississippi State University Nov. 10-15 can now tell their parents about the sources of food, clothing and other common products.

Oktibbeha County Extension agent Julie White conducted the third annual … Read more

Floyd visiting Eupora with new book


From Press Reports

John M. Floyd will sign copies of his latest mystery/suspense short story collection, “Fifty Mysteries” at the Webster County Public Library at 11:30 a.m. Monday.

The Attala County native and Mississippi State University graduate, who has won … Read more

Rep. Hood discusses upcoming session


By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

I would like to thank you for the honor and privilege of serving as your state representative in the Mississippi House of Representatives. It has been the experience of a lifetime working for and … Read more

Pollards have 1st baby of year at BMH-GT

Colton Pollard, shown by his mother, Lisa Bennett Pollard, was born at 7:48 a.m. New Year’s Day.

From Press & Staff Reports

Congratulations to Lisa and Rodney Pollard of Mathiston for having the first baby born at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in 2015.

Colton James Pollard was born at 7:48 a.m. on Jan. 1. Colton arrived about … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/07/2015

Mens College Basketball
8 p.m. — Tennessee at MSU

Prep Basketball
East Webster Invitational (4 p.m. — Nanih Waiya girls vs. Choctaw County; 5:30 p.m. — Nanih Waiya boys vs. Choctaw County; 7 p.m. … Read more

Qualifying period opens in Mississippi

From Press Reports

The qualifying period for state elected offices is now open in Mississippi. These offices are open for election in 2015:
• Statewide Elected Officials
• State Senators and Representatives
• Transportation and Public Service Commissioners… Read more

Pay up or be locked up

From Webster County Justice Court

The Webster County Justice Court will be collecting past-due fines.

If you owe fines to the court and you are not making timely payments, a warrant for your arrest will be issued. These warrants will … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 01/07/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

One of my favorite pop music groups from the 1960s and 1970s was Paul Revere and the Raiders. A few years into its career, “Featuring Mark Lindsay” was added to … Read more