Category: News

Eupora marks its 125th anniversary


By Dan Burchfield
Mayor of Eupora

On May 14, Eupora will mark its 125th birthday as an incorporated municipality in Mississippi. In recognition of this milestone, the city will be hosting a celebration to commemorate the event.

This will take … Read more

Mathiston Mayfest another big success

Some of the vendors and festivalgoers at MayFest in the Park

By Terry Harpole

MATHISTON — Once again, for the third year in a row, MayFest in the Park was a big success in bringing many people into town for the day.

A project of the Mathiston Civic League, the program … Read more

Lady Eagles win two straight to advance to North finals

Coach Harris talking to the team.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times
It wasn’t easy for the Eupora High School softball team last week, but that’s the way it is sometimes when it comes to things that really matter.

After dropping a series opening 9-7 decision … Read more

Senior Trip

The seniors at AutoZone Park, home of the Memphis Redbirds.

Seniors at Eupora High School traveled to Memphis on April 15 for a senior field trip. … Read more

Friends of Library hosting Christopher

Erica Christopher

For the Progress-Times

“The Making of a Seer: A personal journey into the spiritual realms” written by Erica Christopher, a resident of Webster County, will be presented Monday at Friends of the Library in Eupora at 11 a.m.

Christopher is … Read more

Lady Wolverines set to host rival Eupora

East Webster Player going for third during an earlier game against Eupora.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The East Webster softball machine just keeps on rolling.

The Lady Wolverines, now 16-2 on the season, are set to face arch-rival Eupora on Friday and Saturday in a best of three series to … Read more

Shawna P performing at Pine Tree Music Fest

Shawna P and the EarthFunk Tribe will fill the Pine Tree Music Fest with Southern funk, rock and soul as the featured entertainment.

By Amanda McBride
Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Pine Tree Music Fest Committee has announced that soul rocker Shawna P and the EarthFunk Tribe will be the featured entertainment for the June 6 festival. You don’t want to miss … Read more

Students attend Lions Leadership Conferences

Parker Blaylock and Jessica Surma are welcomed by Eupora Lions Club President David Ellison. The students shared their experiences at the Mississippi Lions Leadership Conferences with the club on April 20.

From Staff Reports

The Eupora Lions Club sponsored two students from Eupora High School to attend the Mississippi Lions Leadership Conferences at Roosevelt State Park near Morton in March.… Read more

EMCC honors Willers at Awards Day

Willers accepts his certificate for being named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges from EMCC Scooba campus recruiter Leia Hill. He was also recognized as a Scholar Athlete.

From School Reports

East Mississippi Community College held its annual Scooba campus Awards Day ceremony on April 21.

Instructors from academic and career-technical programs recognized their most outstanding students from the past year, along with Scholar Athletes, Class Favorites, Mr. … Read more

WBC children, youth in Bible drills

Walthall Baptist Church Bible drillers: Children — (front row) Zada Hood, Woods Mitchell, Lilli Burton, Lydia Hope, (second row) Tabb Powell, Belle Powell, Harper Doggett, Caroline Kilpatrick, (third row) Logan Graham, Drew Tabb and Walker Mitchell. Youth — (back row) Hanna Hood and Coley Tabb.

From Church Reports

Walthall Baptist Church had its church Bible Drill the night of April 8.

The children participating were Lilli Burton, Harper Doggett, Lydia Hope, Logan Graham, Caroline Kilpatrick, Woods Mitchell, Walker Mitchell. Belle Powell, Drew Tabb and Tabb … Read more