Category: News

Wolverines work on depth in solid win over Ray Brooks

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Head coach Doug Wilson and his East Webster Wolverines got what they were looking for against Ray Brooks Friday night — they survived homecoming, got a lot of folks some playing time, and picked…

Eupora looking for big test heading into region play

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The undefeated Eagles of Eupora High School are looking for a strong test before they head into Region 4-2A play in two weeks, and EHS head coach Stephen Edwards says Houston is just the…

Simmons seeks Election in Senate District 15

From staff reports I am Cecil L. Simmons and I am a candidate for the Mississippi State Senate in District 15. This district includes all of Choctaw and Webster counties and parts of Oktibbeha and Montgomery counties. I have lived in…

EHS Homecoming

Photos: KIM KELLEY PHOTOGRAPHY Emily Littlejohn is Eupora High School’s new homecoming queen.

Sales tax collections reported for July sales

Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect July sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for area municipalities. MDR collects 81.5 percent of the 7 percent sales tax from municipalities and distributes the remaining 18.5 percent back to the…

911 Calls – 09/23/15

Sept. 14 10:27 a.m., alarm, South Dunn; Eupora Police Department responds. 10:57 a.m., alarm, Stallings Road; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds. 11:54 a.m., MVA, Hwy. 82; Mathiston PD responds.

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 09/23/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. The first words that I learned to read, write, and pronounce from the printed page were taught to me by my grandmother and Captain Kangaroo (to this day I have…

School Board hires new business manager

From Staff Reports The Webster County School Board hired two business managers in a 14-day period last month because the first resigned shortly after his hiring, records show. The first hiring was approved during a special meeting via conference call…