Letters of Blessings and to Santa

Dear Santa,

How are you and the elves? I know you have been busy making toys for all of the good little girls and boys, but my mom and dad have a nice comfy couch you can rest on. We … Read more

Pride of Eupora concludes marching season

From Press Reports


The Pride of Eupora concluded its marching season on Dec. 7 with the annual Eupora Christmas Market & Parade and Band Booster Drawdown.

This year’s lucky winners of the drawdown were Dewayne Orr and Patricia “Faye” … Read more

East Webster girls pick up eighth consecutive win

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times


The Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School jumped out to an early lead and had little trouble posting a 47-27 win over Houlka on Thursday night to move their record to 9-1 … Read more

Calendar of Events

Pleasant Grove Robinson U.M. Church

Pleasant Grove Robinson U.M. Church will be hosting these upcoming events:

• Usher Union Ministry Session at 6 p.m. Dec. 27. Minister Monica W. Banks of St. Paul M.B. Church, Starkville, will deliver the sermon.… Read more

Pride of Eupora presents concert

For the WPT


The 11th Annual Christmas Concert benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital was Dec. 9 in Latham Auditorium.

Both the junior high and high school concert bands performed a variety of Christmas music selections.

The high school … Read more

Sports schedules


Prep Basketball

TBA — KCHS Christmas Tournament (Kemper County entered)


Prep Basketball

TBA — KCHS Christmas Tournament (Kemper County entered)

11 a.m. — East Webster girls vs. Columbus at Immanuel Christian

12:30 p.m. — … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I was reading about Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951) and had forgotten that he had been a newspaper reporter and an editor for a number of magazines and for a publishing house … Read more

Jail Docket

Dec. 17

April Barber, DOB 03-29-82, WF; MDOC transport: possession of meth-MDOC hold.

Tyler N. White, DOB 12-05-89, WM; Clay County transport: MDOC hold.

Daren Patterson, DOB 12-28-84, BM; SO1: possession of cocaine: second or subsequent offender.

Ryan Johnson, DOB … Read more

Students collect pajamas for needy children

Displaying pajamas collected for needy children are sixth-grade reading students (front row) Austin Chandler, Tanner Brown, Darius Brown, Anna Bailey, Deacon Fletcher; (second row) Zahkirria Morris, Hannah Smith, Grant Frank, Travon McMillian, Madison Goodrum, Zak Morris, teacher Haley Fields; (third row) Gracie Burton, Shameka Gee, Haylee McCrory, Addison Mason, Avery Tollison and Tommy Avery.

From School Reports


Haley Fields’ sixth-grade reading classes at Eupora High School have been collecting pajamas for needy children for Christmas.

They are participating in a program sponsored by Scholastics Reading Club that is called, “The Great Bedtime Story … Read more

EHS earns Beta Club honor

Beta Club members display Eupora High’s National Beta School of Distinction banner.

From School Reports


Eupora High School has been named a National Beta School of Distinction.

This national award speaks highly of EHS Beta Club’s commitment to academic rigor and illustrates the club’s dedication to preparing students for college and … Read more