Category: News

Lady Eagles take two road wins to improve to 4-0

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Courtney Hatcher had a huge offensive day to lead the Lady Eagles of Eupora to an 11-0 win over homestanding New Hope last Monday, while Delta Newman delivered a clutch bases-loaded double to push…

Lady Wolverines cruise to 4-0 start with two big wins

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Lady Wolverines of East Webster easily improved their slow-pitch softball record to 4-0 on the season with a pair of victories last week. EWHS downed visiting South Pontotoc 13-2 on Tuesday, before rolling…

College sports look

Holmes to open season at Hinds By Austin Bishop Webster Progress-Times The Bulldogs of Holmes Community College were set to open the 2015 football season in Raymond on Thursday as they traveled to take on Hinds Community College. Holmes finished…

Help students get strong starts each school year

By Amy Barefield MSU School of Human Sciences STARKVILLE, Miss. — Success in school depends more on the 16 hours spent outside the classroom than many parents may realize. Physical, emotional and social factors at home contribute significantly to academic…

What do gardeners do in September?

Submitted by Lisa Stewart County Coordinator Webster County Extension Service It’s a little late in the year to plant summer annuals and still too hot for winter annuals. The best way to spend your time is to observe and write…

Jail Docket – 08/26/2015

Aug. 17 Eikeren Hill, DOB 07-27-75, BM; Webster 5: Mississippi Department of Corrections hold for sale of controlled substance-three counts. Michael Sproles, DOB 12-04-74, WM; Webster 5: disturbance of family peace.

MDE stands behind process for accountability model

From Press Reports The Mississippi Department of Education, on Aug 21, released the complete response to the PEER Committee report on the accountability standards for the system that evaluates school and district performance, including the qualifications of the MDE Technical…

Grenada industry expanding operations

From Press Reports Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Ice Industries announced Aug. 19 the company is expanding its operations in Grenada. The expansion will be the company’s sixth since 2010. The project represents a corporate investment of $15 million…

Time Capsules – 08/26/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Aug. 29, 1940 Miss Phillips Gets Deserved Promotion Miss Mildred Phillips, who for five years has been clerk of the Farm Security Administration offices here and assistant of Supervisor J.Y.…

Sports Schedules – 08/26/2015

THURS, AUG. 27 Prep Softball 4/5 p.m. — Ethel at French Camp 4/6 p.m. — Kemper Academy at Winston Academy 5 p.m. — Kosciusko at Noxapater 5:30/6:30 p.m. — Eupora at Philadelphia