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A Mantee Christmas

PHOTOS BY PEGGY STUCKEY These are some scenes from the Mantee Christmas Parade,

County’s unemployment rate 6.7 percent

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times For the third consecutive month, the unemployment rate in Webster County has remained the same, based on figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. November’s unemployment rate here was 6.7 percent, as…

Demolition of blighted house underway

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Demolition and removal of a dilapidated house in Eupora that the city declared a public health menace is nearly complete. The city hired Ken Knight to demolish the abandoned structure at 1485 Adams Ave.,…

Former East Webster standout making big splash at EMCC

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times SCOOBA — Sharon Thompson knew Quantesha Patterson was a special talent, that’s why the veteran East Mississippi Community College head women’s basketball coach, spent so much time on her during the recruitment process.

If you see something you agree or disagree with say something

Most of the time I as publisher do not place editorial opinions, cartoons or the like in the newspaper but with continued apathy among all voters in this country. I have to speak up. I want readers to agree. I…

Maben Library has Christmas party

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library Christmas party fun at the Maben Public Library was Dec. 11! The kids had a lot of fun celebrating Christmas.

EES Students of the Month

Students of the Month for December at Eupora Elementary School are (front row) Michayla Williams, Kyson Adkins, Cooper McDaniel, Marissa Williamson,

Holmes football standouts sign scholarships

From school reports GOODMAN — Four members of the Holmes Community College Bulldog football team inked with four-year universities last week. Dre Massey, a sophomore from Greenville, S.C., will take his talents to the University of Florida Gators next season.