Category: News

East Webster claims seventh fast-pitch state championship

Lady Wolverine Kendall Wilkinson

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Wolverines were flashing more than just a little leather in the field on Saturday, as they used consistent pitching, excellent defense, and clutch hitting to sweep two games from Lloyd Star and … Read more

Signing time



Derek Jones, who graduated Sunday from East Webster High School, signs his baseball scholarship with Holmes Community College. Joining him at last Thursday’s signing ceremony are … Read more

MUMC Razmus Circle recognizes firefighters

Kija Trice, vice president of the Mathiston United Methodist Church Razmus Circle, presents certificates of appreciation to volunteer firefighter Billy Trice, left, and Fire Chief Lee Gilliland, right, on International Firefighters Day.

From Church Reports

Mathiston’s United Methodist Church Razmus Circle celebrated International Firefighters’ Day with recognition of the church’s local firefighters.

Jessie Frye, president of the Razmus group, gave a personal testimony of her rescue by the group.

Lee Gilliland, chief … Read more

‘Magic Tricks!’ Friday at BLY

Joe M. Turner

From Staff Reports

Eupora High School Band will present “Magic Tricks! (and Other Matters of Importance)” at 8 p.m. Friday, May 22, at the BLY Fine Arts Center.… Read more

Yard of the Month



Phillip Reed and Polly Miller are shown at Jamie’s Body Shop … Read more

Purple Heart bill

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Gov. Phil Bryant signs into law House Bill 841, which exempts Purple Heart recipients from being required to have a hunting license while hunting nuisance animals.… Read more

Mississippi Mustangs


The Mississippi Mustangs 11u team won first place in the 82 Challenge Bulldog Bash … Read more

Davis to present piano recital

Taylor Davis

On Thursday evening, May 21, Taylor Davis will present her senior piano recital at 7 p.m. at Mantee Baptist Church.… Read more

Students of the Month


East Webster Elementary School Students of the Month for April are … Read more

Local Woodmen chapter supports community

Children await the start of the 2015 Easter egg hunt at the Woodmen lodge

From Staff Reports

Woodmen of the World Chapter 94 has shown its support for the Webster County community in many ways during the past year.

Two local law enforcement agencies have benefited from its support. The chapter donated funds to … Read more