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MAGC conference

Webster County gifted education teachers attend the Mississippi

Church guest with area connections speaks

By Terry Harpole Maben United Methodist Church men and women were treated to an interesting program Oct 25 by a young woman from Starkville who actually has many connections and happy memories of the people in the area.

Wolverines set to open MHSAA 2A playoffs at home on Friday

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Wolverines of East Webster High School will begin taking care of a little unfinished business when they play host to Walnut at 7 p.m. on Friday in the first round of the MHSAA…

Whitlock joins Starkville Properties as Realtor

From Press Reports Starkville Properties is pleased to welcome Joshua G. Whitlock as the newest member of its real estate team. “Josh has a great background in customer service,” said Melanie Mitchell, principal broker and co-owner of Starkville Properties. “He…

Eupora set to hit road to face top-seeded Baldwyn in playoffs

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times First-year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards knows very well the reputation of Baldwyn High School when it comes to football. He also understands that the Bearcats are currently 9-2 and won…

Mathiston Veterans Memorial dedication Sunday

From Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer This is the second of a two-part series giving the biographies of the 19 veterans that are on the new war memorial in Mathiston. The Mathiston Veterans Memorial, located between the town’s

Vaughan named Crossroads Baptist pastor

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Don Vaughan writes a regular column for this publication, “Vaughan’s Vocabulary.” His column, most of you are familiar with, provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Vaughan has been named pastor at Crossroads…

Both Webster County softball teams ranked

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Both high school softball teams from Webster County found themselves in the Jackson Clarion-Ledger’s final top 10 slow-pitch rankings that were released over the weekend. Eupora (32-2), the MHSAA Class 2A State Champions, were…