Category: News

At the beach


It was time for the beach at Webster County Library on April 22. Even though it was a little chilly, the children came dressed in their beach clothes. They sang “My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean” and … Read more

Church has special day, speaker

The Revs. Shepperd and Haggard after services

By Terry Harpole

Maben United Methodist Church had a lunch April 12 to honor a pastor who will be retiring after this year’s Mississippi United Methodist Conference.

That pastor was the Rev. Larry Haggard, who has, since 2005, been pastor … Read more

Dance Review


Joyce Yates School of Dance presented its 2015 Spring Dance Review on April 17 at Latham Auditorium. … Read more

Wolverines seek return to state championships

East Webster faces Madison St. Joseph in the 2A North Half tennis championship at 2 p.m. today at the Ridgeland Tennis Center. East Webster players include JonHayden Hancock (front) and Mary Mae Turner.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

The East Webster High School tennis team went into this week just one win away from having the opportunity to defend its MHSAA Class 2A State Championship.

After 7-0 wins over Pisgah and Union in … Read more

Fulgham advances in SkillsUSA competition

Clayton Fulgham

From Press Reports

Nine East Mississippi Community College students will trek to Louisville, Ky., in June for the chance to become SkillsUSA national champions.

In total, 18 EMCC Golden Triangle campus students from six different EMCC programs placed in the … Read more

JOY Club trip


JOY Club members from First Baptist Church of Eupora had a … Read more

Lady Eagles picking up steam during the playoffs

Marlee Ray getting a lead off on 3rd.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School Lady Eagles seem to be hitting their stride as the MHSAA Class 2A Fast-Pitch State Playoffs reach their second week.

Last week EHS opened the playoffs with a 12-4, 6-1 … Read more

Stay up to date with your medications

By David Dabbs, Pharm.D.
The world of healthcare today can be a complicated place.

A different physician for different conditions, multiple medications and appointments to keep can come together to form a potential monster of a schedule to manage. … Read more

Soil now warm enough for planting peas

By David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialist
Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

Tomato growers may be seeing twisted, strapped leaves and petioles on their plants.

Tomatoes are sensitive to auxin-like herbicides such as 2,4-D. A neighbor may have applied … Read more

Time Capsules

75 Years Ago: May 2, 1940

Hitchhiker Slugs Tomnolen Man
Bill Bailey, prominent young man of Tomnolen, was kind-hearted Tuesday afternoon when about four o’clock on highway 82 two miles south of Eupora he picked up a hitchhiker, who after … Read more