Category: News

Obituary – Mr. William Allen

JACKSONVILLE – William “Bill” Allen, 78, of Jacksonville, died Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, November 13, 2015 at Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville Chapel. Burial…

Obituary – Mr. William G. “Dub” McCain

Eupora, MS Mr. William G. “Dub” McCain, 81, retired Pipe Bender with Babcock and Wilcox Mfg., died 11/9/15 at North Ms. Medical Center in Tupelo, Ms. Funeral Services were held 11:00AM Thursday 11/12/15 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 11/11/15

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Community effort

From Press Reports The GFWC/MFWC Eupora 20th Century Club presented 500 handmade puppets to North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora ER staff on Monday.

District ACT scores exceed state average

From Press Reports For the first time, Mississippi public schools administered the ACT test to all 11th-graders last spring to help students determine whether they are equipped to succeed in college. The results revealed the average composite score for all…

Incumbents re-elected; Morris new supervisor

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Officeholders serving all or part of Webster County who were seeking an additional term won re-election last week while a new supervisor and constable were elected to open seats. Democrat Curtis C. “Eudy” Morris…

Eupora Christmas Market upcoming

From Staff Reports A full day of activities is scheduled for Dec. 5 during the annual Eupora Christmas Market, including a vendor market, 5K run and parade. The theme this year is “Southern Christmas” and funds raised from the community…

Eupora football season ends with 31-8 loss to Baldwyn

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Some big plays go your way and some don’t. It was an unfortunate combination of those two scenarios that lead Baldwyn to outscore Eupora 23-0 in the second half of their MHSAA Class 2A…

Mathiston Veterans Monument dedicated

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” JOHN 15:13 Those were the words echoed here in Mathiston, Sunday, November 8, 2015. Brother Wade Stevens…

Maben Lions test eyesight at area schools

By Jane Collins, Secretary Maben Lions Club The Maben Lions Club tested eyesight Oct. 21 at Hebron Christian School, Oct. 22 at East Webster Elementary School and then all the sixth grade at East Webster High School. Maben Lions involved in the…