Category: News

Letters to the Editor – 05/27/15

Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green

Enjoy God’s gift of life each day

Abraham Lincoln said, “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count, but the life in your years.” How true this statement is when reflecting upon the years gone by … Read more

Jail Docket – 05/27/15

May 18
Tyrus McKinney, DOB 09-01-96, BM; Eupora 5: possession of marijuana (hold for Eupora PD).
May 19
Laci J. Brown, DOB 10-23-95, WF; Eupora 7: DUI-1st.
Charles T. Hitt, DOB 09-24-92, WM; Webster 7: public drunk.… Read more

Liggins, Kent, Salley take part in all-star football game

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

For Deangelo Liggins playing in the NEMFCA 2015 Football All-Star Game last week was all about getting an opportunity, for Kris Kent the focus was on getting ready for the upcoming season.

East Webster’s … Read more

NMMC-Eupora focuses on stroke awareness

From Press Reports

With May being National Stroke Awareness Month, North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora emphasizes that treatment of stroke can be more effective if given early on. Remember, every minute counts.… Read more

Jackson Clarion-Ledger honors state top prep athletes

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Eleven East Webster athletes were among those recognized by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger by being invited to the Best of Mississippi Preps Banquet on Thursday at the Jackson Convention Complex.

The guest speaker for the … Read more

Local trio chosen for baseball all-star games

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress TImes

Two athletes from East Webster High School and one from Eupora High School were chosen to take part in the Crossroads Diamond Club’s 2015 D.M. Howie Mississippi High School All-Star Baseball games on Saturday, … Read more

Calendar of Events – 05/27/15

Calhoun City SquareFest
Calhoun City SquareFest starts 5 p.m. May 29 with Lyrix performing at 6 and Red Roots at 7 (bring your lawn chairs).

A 5-K Glow Fun Run and Walk starts at 8 p.m. Red Roots will perform … Read more

Calendar of Events – 05/27/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: May 30, 1940

W.H. Lamb Installing New Grist Mill Here
W.H. Lamb, ginner and merchant, has announced that he is installing a new grist mill on Highway 9, which will … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 05/27/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

“The Exploring Ways to Use Our Minds Efficiently” website points out that vocabulary gets you results.
Attempting to correlate individuals’ success with factors such as age, gender, scholarship levels and … Read more

Supervisors receive annual CCS report

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County representatives of Region VII Community Counseling Services presented their annual report to the Board of Supervisors last week.… Read more