Category: News

Memorial honors Mathiston veterans

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer This is the first of a two-part series giving the biographies of the 19 veterans that are listed on the new war memorial monument in Mathiston. The Mathiston Veterans Memorial, located between the town’s…


Students in Lyn Blaylock’s creative writing class at Eupora High School have published autobiographical magazines.

Plenty on the line as East Webster, Eupora meet on Friday

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times It’s that time of year again, and while East Webster head coach Doug Wilson says the Eupora-East Webster showdown is not intentionally scheduled for the last regular-season game of the year, it has certainly…

Wolverines pick up ninth football win of 2015 season

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Winning big football games is similar to boxing — when a team throws a punch, it’s important to counter. That’s just what the Wolverines of East Webster High School did on Friday night on…

Maben Garden Club tours nursery

By Dottie Dewberry “This is the day that the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it (Psalms 118:24).” It was a beautiful fall day Oct. 20 when the lovely ladies of the Maben Home and Garden Club meandered…

Morton among Hinds CC summer graduates in 2015

Hinds Community College graduated 304 in two summer ceremonies on July 30 at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus. Of the total number of graduates, 23 graduated summa cum laude, which is a perfect 4.0 grade point average; 42…

City leaders hear audit presentation

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora Board of Aldermen, during a special-called meeting Sept. 28, heard an audit presentation on fiscal year 2014 by CPA Chris Turnipseed with Watkins, Ward and Stafford. He presented and discussed the city…

Report from Liberty United Methodist Church

From Church Reports Greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church. The month of October is nearing its end. Our focus is still on Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Jail docket – 10/28/15

Oct. 20 Jeffery Patterson, DOB 11-25-75, BM; MHP G24: no insurance, suspended DL and speeding 75/25. Oct. 21 Jimmy Edwards, DOB 08-03-79, BM; walk-in: passing stopped school bus.

Letters to the editor – 10/28/15

King of Pork!! Our neighbors just east of here, around West Point, have been notified they will lose the B&W manufacturing plant, along with 220 badly needed jobs. The plant’s wealthy owners feel there will be more profit in Mexico.