Category: News

Local student serves as Senate page

From Press Reports John “Wil” Wilson Boyd of Mantee recently served as a page for the Mississippi Senate. Pages generally run errands for officials and Senate staff.

Tidwell celebrates her 99th birthday

For the WPT Margaret Bays Tidwell of Eupora celebrated her 99th birthday in her home on Dec. 30 with her daughter, Therolyn Draine Harris; members of Liberty United

East Webster’s Crowley signs with East Central CC

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times When the pressure is on Colby Crowley wants the baseball, it’s as simple as that. “I feel like I do well under pressure,” said the East Webster High School senior. “I enjoy clutch situations.…

Maben Yard of the Month

DOTTIE DEWBERRY The Maben Home and Garden Club’s Yard of the Month sign for January was placed in the yard of Mr. and Mrs. John Byars by Dottie Dewberry.

Lady Eagles split pair of region hoops contests

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Eupora High School girls basketball team closed out last week with a strong 75-28 region win over Okolona last week, after dropping a 67-48 league contest to Calhoun City earlier in the week.

Storytime resumes

It was back to normal for a Wednesday at Webster County Library as the children and their parents arrived for storytime on Jan.

Children learn about snow at Maben Library

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library The children listened attentively while I read the story “I Am Snow” on Jan. 15 at the Maben Public Library. We read about how water freezes and makes sleet and snow. Many different…

Rotary honors the Student of the Month

From Staff Reports The Eupora Rotary Club recognized Eupora High school senior Joshua Rollins as Eupora Rotary Student of the Month at its Jan. 12 luncheon. Teacher of the Month was Tyler Gray. Joshua is president of the Beta Club…