Category: News

Child Find effort underway

For the WPT The Webster County School District is participating in an ongoing statewide effort to locate, identify and evaluate children age birth through 21 who are physically, mentally, communicatively, emotionally and /or severely/profound handicapped.

National Hunting and Fishing Day celebrated

By James L. Cummins special to the Progress-Times Last Saturday saw wildlife enthusiasts celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. Over a century ago, hunters and anglers were the first supporters of conservation and wildlife management. They recognized that the rapid…

Bulldogs improve to 2-3 with North Division Win

From school reports The Holmes Community College Bulldogs used a powerful running attack and big defensive scores to roll past Mississippi Delta Community College, 45-21, here Thursday night in a big North Division contest. With the win, the Bulldogs improved…

Sports Schedules – 09/30/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 1 Prep Softball 5/6 p.m. — French Camp at Noxapater 5:30/6:30 p.m. — East Webster at Eupora Junior College Football

E911 calls – 09/30/15

Sept. 21 7:54 a.m., alarm, North Gold Street; Eupora Police Department responds. 9:22 a.m., dispute, Tank Hill Road; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds. 10:45 a.m., break-in, Choctaw County; transferred to Choctaw 911.

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 09/30/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Robert Benedetti in “The Actor in You” points out that Constantin Stanislavski explored the concept of action in a systematic way. Everything an actor does in a performance has to…

64th French Camp Harvest Festival Oct. 10

By Sylvia Dickson Join in the fun at the 64th annual Harvest Festival in French Camp on Saturday, October 10, 2015, in the Natchez Trace Historic District. It’s a great outing for young and old. Activities begin at 9:30 a.m.…

Brown takes SEC honors as State downs Auburn

From combined reports Mississippi State (3-1, 1-1 SEC) downed No. 25 Auburn (2-2, 0-2) 17-9 on Saturday night, defeating the Tigers on their home field for the first time in the Dan Mullen era. “It feels good,” Mullen said. “We’re…

Eupora looks to bounce back from first loss of season

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times First-year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards wasn’t about to push the panic button following his team’s first loss of the year. “It is never good to get beat, but if you…

Calendar of Events – 09/30/15

Circuit Clerk’s Office open for voter registration The Webster County Circuit Clerk’s Office will be open on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 8 a.m. until noon for voter registration. This will