Friends of Library host speakers

Christopher, Bailey and Gallardo

For the Progress-Times

On May 11, Friends of Webster County Public Library enjoyed their monthly meeting by having two speakers.

Brown Bailey visited with Erica Christopher of Cumberland, who spoke about her new book, “The Making of a Seer: A … Read more

Wolverines looking for third state baseball championship

East Webster won the North Half 2A title with 12-2 and 10-7 wins in consecutive games last week against Hatley. Wolverines on the field in Game 1 in Cumberland on May 12 are  Jack Wilson

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Veteran East Webster head baseball coach Wes Johnson wasn’t particularly pleased that his team fell behind 7-1 against Hatley last Thursday, but he was thrilled with what happened afterwards and says his team’s 10-7 … Read more


BIPEC Champs, 2015 006

Senator Gary Jackson, (center), was honored as a BIPEC Business Champion during a presentation at the Capitol on Monday, May 18, 2015, for voting in favor of pro-business legislation and providing leadership that created a business friendly environment in Mississippi.… Read more

Holmes-Grenada recognizes student achievements

The Holmes Community College Grenada Center recognized its students’ achievements and honors during the 2015 Honors Day Program. They are (front) Courtney Moore, of Grenada County; Kathy Clark, of Grenada County; Danna Wise, of Grenada County; Leianna Tindall, of Webster County; Cassie Tennyson, of Tallahatchie County; Marissa Chandler, of Calhoun County; Tiffany Booker, of Grenada County; Myra Nix, of Grenada County; Meagan Morgan, of Attala County; Ashley Duke, of Grenada County; Amber Wilson, of Grenada County; (back) Joe Kelley Whitfield, of Carroll County; William Logan, of Grenada County; Joseph Salley, of Grenada County; Lakenneth Whaley, of Grenada County; Frank James, of Grenada County; Derrick Dudley, of Yalobusha County; Caleb Cummings, of Grenada County; Joel Cummins, of Grenada County; Jeremy Reid, of Tallahatchie County; Kory McCool, of Grenada County; Trace Bevell, of Grenada County; Andrew Green, of Montgomery County; and Beth Tillman, of Yalobusha County

From Press Reports

The Holmes Community College Grenada Center recognized its students’ achievements and honors during the 2015 Honors Day Program in the Corey Forum on April 14.

The afternoon began with a welcome from Dr. Myra Harville, academic dean … Read more

Geologic resources



Darrel Schmitz presents a program about geologic resources of Webster County to the Eupora Rotary Club. … Read more

Holmes inducts locals into honor society

Neal and Beliew

From Press Reports

The Kappa Alpha Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Holmes Community College in Goodman inducted two Webster County students as new members into the honor society on Feb. 9 in the McDaniel auditorium.

Those inducted from Webster … Read more

Signing time



Derek Jones, who graduated Sunday from East Webster High School, signs his baseball scholarship with Holmes Community College. Joining him at last Thursday’s signing ceremony are … Read more

MUMC Razmus Circle recognizes firefighters

Kija Trice, vice president of the Mathiston United Methodist Church Razmus Circle, presents certificates of appreciation to volunteer firefighter Billy Trice, left, and Fire Chief Lee Gilliland, right, on International Firefighters Day.

From Church Reports

Mathiston’s United Methodist Church Razmus Circle celebrated International Firefighters’ Day with recognition of the church’s local firefighters.

Jessie Frye, president of the Razmus group, gave a personal testimony of her rescue by the group.

Lee Gilliland, chief … Read more