Sports schedules


Prep Basketball

TBA — Grace Christian Tournament

6 p.m. — Choctaw Central at Choctaw County

6 p.m. — Montgomery County at Eupora

6 p.m. — Sebastopol at French Camp

6 p.m. — Hebron at Kemper Academy

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E911 Calls

Jan. 6

9:47 a.m., medical, Cummings Road, Clay County; EMS assists Clay County EMS.

9:53 a.m., MVA, Hwy. 15 north of Hwy. 82; Mathiston FD, Maben FD, EMS, MHP, Webster SO respond.

12:37 p.m., theft, Reed Road, Mathiston; Mathiston PD … Read more

Locals among MDOC award recipients

The Mississippi Department of Corrections has announced the October, November and December Region I Community Corrections employee award recipients for the fourth quarter of 2013.

Award recipients include Field Officer Supervisor Michael Perrigan of Eupora and Field Officer III Kenneth … Read more

No. 5-ranked Lady Wolverines improve to 14-2

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times


The Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School picked up four more victories last week, including a three-game sweep in The Montgomery County Tournament.

Quantesha Patterson pumped in 34 points to lead EW … Read more

Working the ‘Seg Way’


Ray Moore from Atmos Energy Corp. gets around on a Segway PT while checking for gas leaks after last week’s record-breaking drop in temperatures. He was working on Marie Lane in Eupora on Jan. 9. The Segway personal transporter is Read more

Christmas Lighting Contest winners announced

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT


The Maben Home and Garden Club is happy to announce the winners in the 2013 Christmas Lighting Contest, which it sponsored on Dec. 19 with judging at 5:30 p.m.

Each year there are … Read more

Calendar of Events & Church News

Scholarship fund

stew fundraiser

A Brunswick stew fundraiser will be Jan. 18 at the Stewart Fire Department beginning at noon.

All proceeds go to the Brotherhood Scholarship Fund sponsored by Poplar Creek Nations, Stewart Baptist and Tri-County Baptist churches.

Stew … Read more

Eupora reports state low of 4 degrees

Record low temperatures were reported in many parts of Mississippi on Jan. 7.

The lowest temperature observed was 4 degrees in Eupora, according to Facebook and Twitter postings by the Jackson office of the National Weather Service.

The NWS said … Read more

State treasurer encourages locals to claim funds

From Staff & Press Reports


Some Webster Countians needing extra cash may not have to look any further than the Office of the State Treasurer.

In some cases, the original owner of the property has died, and his or … Read more

Author book signing set for library


From Press Reports


Mississippi author Jim Crockett will be speaking and signing his latest book, “Power Greed Hubris: Judicial Bribery in Mississippi,” at next week’s regular meeting of the Friends of the Webster County Public Library.

Luncheon with Books … Read more