Champs in the air

'14 WHS Cheer @ State 005

Credit: Becky Dees

East Webster won the state competition in their division recently at Winona. They competed against 17 other squads for the win.… Read more

Santas on display at Maben Library

Some of the Santas on display at the Maben Public Library

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

The Maben Public Library is now displaying Santas. This collection belongs to Suretha Brooks, who has been collecting them for about 10 years

Her collection started when she began buying them for her … Read more

Reid joins PTK chapter at ICC

A Webster county student is among new members of the Upsilon Sigma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at the Itawamba Community College Fulton campus.

They include Bailey Elisabeth Reid of Eupora.… Read more

Lady Eagles split pair, boys fall twice

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress TImes

The Lady Eagles jumped out to a 26-10 halftime lead over homestanding Choctaw County last week and held on for a solid 59-42 win.

Later in the week the EHS girls dropped a 59-54 … Read more

Protect yourself against scams

From Press and Staff Reports

Thousands of taxpayers, including some in Webster County, have been the target of phone calls in the “largest-ever” phone fraud scam from scammers calling, impersonating IRS agents… Read more

Sports Schedules – 12/17/14

Men’s College Basketball
6 p.m. — Arkansas State at Mississippi State
Women’s College Basketball
11 a.m. — Mississippi State at … Read more

Time Capsules – 12/17/14

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Dec. 21, 1939

Speed Work on Natchez Trace
Stressing the fact that the National Park Service is ready to start construction of 72.4 miles of the Natchez Trace in Mississippi, … Read more