Category: News

Local on NEMCC football team

Kris Kent

From Press Reports

The Northeast Mississippi Community College football program is already one-third of the way through its 2015 season.

The Tigers have home games remaining on Oct. 1 vs. Mississippi Delta Community College and on Oct. 8 against Itawamba … Read more

Bailey named new CPD editorial reporter and office manager

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From staff reports

The Choctaw Plaindealer has recently welcomed Chuck Bailey as their new Editorial Reporter and Office Manager.

Chuck grew up in the Webster County, graduating from Cumberland High School, which is now East Webster High School in 1981.… Read more

County’s unemployment rate at 6.8 percent


By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate decreased 1.4 percentage points to 6.8 percent in August, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The revised jobless rate for July was 8.2 percent, while unemployment was at … Read more

Tops in history


Eupora High School is proud of Katy Myers, daughter of Robert Myers and Andrea Myers, for making a perfect score on the spring U.S. … Read more

Lions promote White Cane Safety Day

Eupora Lions Club President David Ellison welcomes Bush and Jackson.

From Club Reports

Jim Bush of the Mid-South Lions Sight Committee and Lions District Gov. Jimmy Jackson encouraged Eupora Lions on Sept. 21 to support International White Cane Safety Day Oct. 15.… Read more

Active shooter drill held at EWHS

North Mississippi Medical Center’s CareFlight helicopter arrives for the emergency drill.

From Staff Reports

An emergency preparedness drill/mock active shooter exercise was conducted on the East Webster High School campus on Sept. 15.

The scenario involved two shooters who came to the school retaliating because a student had been bullied. The … Read more

125th Anniversary

Alana Hunter and Kylie Richardson look at some of the historic photos from 125 years of ministry at First Baptist Church of Eupora. … Read more

EES Homecoming


Eupora Elementary School celebrates Homecoming Week, which was Sept. 14-18.… Read more

East Webster Wolverines head into region play with 6-0 mark

Rivers Mohr (58), Cole Morgan (51) and other Wolverines attempt to stop South Pontotoc’s ball carrier.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress TImes

The Wolverines of East Webster High School have been preparing for this coming Friday night since early summer.

“We have put in a lot of hard work and the guys have come out here … Read more

EMCC Homecoming Maid


Brittany Bell of Mathiston was among East Mississippi Community College’s 2015 homecoming maids. The sophomore, daughter of Randal and Kristy Bell, is a member of the EMCC cheerleading squad. After graduating, … Read more