Category: News

Mathiston’s Hannah Vandie moves up the charts

Vandie with a young fan at Mathiston’s MayFest in the Park.

From Press Reports

Hannah Vandie of Mathiston is a passionate pop country recording artist and songwriter who, when isn’t working on her music, is encouraging others to reach their dreams.

You can check Hannah’s website out at It has … Read more

911 Calls – 06/10/15

June 1
8:31 a.m., medical, East Roane Avenue; EMS responds.
8:41 a.m., dispute, Holland Street, Maben; Maben PD responds.
9:16 a.m., medical, Natchez Trace Road, Mathiston; Mathiston FD responds.
10:15 a.m., reckless driving, Hwy. 9, Bellefontaine; Webster SO, MHP, Eupora … Read more

EWHS honor roll

EWHS Honor Roll

East Webster High School has released its Honor Roll for the fourth nine weeks:

A Honor Roll
Rachel Adams, Paige Allen, Janey Aron, Jessica Aron, Abby Azlin, Ali Azlin, Hannah Baxter, Rebecca Bell, Savanna Vell, Melony Berryhill, … Read more

National Fishing and Boating Week runs through Sunday

By James L. Cummins
Special to the Progress Times

National Fishing and Boating Week began on Monday and runs through Sunday. This is the perfect time to celebrate Mississippi’s bountiful fisheries and other aquatic resources, as well as relax.… Read more

EWES honor roll

EWES Honor Roll

East Webster Elementary School has released its Honor Roll for fourth nine weeks:

A Honor Roll
Lucie Brand, Catherine Cook, Barrett Gregg, Jeffrey Griffin, Mikela Gunter, Alexa Haney, Hannah Haney, Kendall Helms, Griffen McCarter, Samuel McCarter, Anna … Read more

Holmes slugger takes national NJCAA honor

From school reports

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The 2015 recipients of the NJCAA Baseball Marucci Elite Hitter Award were released Thursday and on the list was Holmes sophomore shortstop Chad McNeil.

Selections ‚Äì based on the highest batting average in … Read more

EHS honor roll

EHS Honor Roll

Eupora High School has released its Honor Roll for the fourth nine weeks:

A Honor Roll
Sixth Grade: Logan Graham, Parron Hill.… Read more

Memories of fishing, housecleaning, good food

By Viola Dew Brannon

Down below our farm home was a brook, with deep and clear water. Mama would get a bucket and two poles, some worms, and we would go fishing.

We could sit on the bank and watch … Read more

County sees increase in foreign-born residents

By Tim Marema and Roberto Gallardo

Like most of the United States, Webster County saw an increase in the number of foreign-born residents over the last decade.

From 2000 to 2012, the number of Webster County residents who were born … Read more