Category: News

Lady Eagles pick up three solid softball victories

Haylee McCrory at catcher.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School slow-pitch softball team won three of the four games it played last week, with the only loss coming to defending MHSAA Class 3A State Champion Philadelphia High School.

EHS, 7-1 … Read more

Lady Wolverines remain undefeated headed into third week

Jessica Aron at bat.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

East Webster High School won three games by double-digits last week to improve to 7-0 on the slow-pitch softball season.

The Lady Wolverines opened the week with a doubleheader sweep of Grenada on Monday, … Read more

Traffic stop leads to crystal meth arrest

Amanda Hill

From Press & Staff Reports

Webster County deputies made a traffic stop on Highway 9 in Eupora on Saturday that led to the finding of a small amount of crystal meth, a pipe and used syringe.

Amanda Hill, 35, was … Read more

Dietitian addresses Rotary


Program chairman Robin Mixon welcomes guest speaker Shiloh Lancaster to the Aug. 25 meeting of the Eupora Rotary Club. Lancaster, MS, RD, LD, is director of Food and Nutrition Services at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora.… Read more

MSU band includes local drum major

MSU's Famous Maroon Band includes Drum Major Jesse Newton of Eupora.

From Press Reports

With annual band camp concluded, Mississippi State’s 330-member Famous Maroon Band is turning its attention fine-tuning routines for the 2015-16 school year.

Veteran director Elva Kaye Lance said this year’s contingent represents 14 states in addition to … Read more

Maben Methodists visit sister church

Shepperd welcomes people to LaGrange UMC and asks the blessing before breakfast and meeting.

“You begin by expecting good things to happen.” ~ Thomas Hopkins

By Terry Harpole

Perhaps those words, said many years ago by Mr. Hopkins, should have been heeded, but for the members of Maben United Methodist Church and LaGrange UMC … Read more

JV Lady Wolverines



East Webster High School’s junior varsity softball team defeated … Read more

Local addresses forum on education initiatives

Parent and educator Rana Mitchell of Eupora speaks on behalf of Initiative 42 at Thursday’s night public forum in Cleveland.

By Anne Preus
The Bolivar Commercial

CLEVELAND — Approximately 125 people turned out Thursday at the Bologna Performing Arts Center to hear the pros and cons on the education initiatives, which will appear on the ballot in the November general … Read more

MDWFP offering local dove hunting opportunity

The Webster County browntop millet field that is part of MDWFP’s Private Lands Dove Field Program is located on Alva Road.

From Press Reports

As part of its Private Lands Dove Field Program, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks has prepared a dove field in Webster County and is offering a limited number of hunting permits for purchase.

The … Read more