Category: News

District ACT scores exceed state average

From Press Reports For the first time, Mississippi public schools administered the ACT test to all 11th-graders last spring to help students determine whether they are equipped to succeed in college. The results revealed the average composite score for all…

Incumbents re-elected; Morris new supervisor

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Officeholders serving all or part of Webster County who were seeking an additional term won re-election last week while a new supervisor and constable were elected to open seats. Democrat Curtis C. “Eudy” Morris…

Eupora Christmas Market upcoming

From Staff Reports A full day of activities is scheduled for Dec. 5 during the annual Eupora Christmas Market, including a vendor market, 5K run and parade. The theme this year is “Southern Christmas” and funds raised from the community…

Eupora football season ends with 31-8 loss to Baldwyn

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Some big plays go your way and some don’t. It was an unfortunate combination of those two scenarios that lead Baldwyn to outscore Eupora 23-0 in the second half of their MHSAA Class 2A…

Mathiston Veterans Monument dedicated

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” JOHN 15:13 Those were the words echoed here in Mathiston, Sunday, November 8, 2015. Brother Wade Stevens…

Maben Lions test eyesight at area schools

By Jane Collins, Secretary Maben Lions Club The Maben Lions Club tested eyesight Oct. 21 at Hebron Christian School, Oct. 22 at East Webster Elementary School and then all the sixth grade at East Webster High School. Maben Lions involved in the…

6 charged in narcotics investigation

From Press Reports An ongoing narcotics investigation by the Webster County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in six arrests since late October. The department, in partnership with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, has been putting together and building multiple narcotics cases…

‘Thankful Together’

On Nov. 4, 18 children and parents arrived at Webster County Public Library for storytime. The children are always excited to visit with friends, check out books and listen to stories.

Reading Projects

Third-grade students created a character from a book using a pumpkin for

Wolverines set for trip to Rolling Fork to face South Delta

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The East Webster High School football team will be getting a little history lesson this week as the Wolverines prepare to visit South Delta in the second round of the MHSAA Class 2A State…