East Webster Invitational set for Jan. 8-9

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

The first week of January will be a busy one for the East Webster High School boys and girls basketball teams.

After hosting Winona on Jan. 6, EW will play host to the East Webster … Read more

Sports Schedules – 12/31/14

Junior College Basketball
1 p.m. EMCC vs. Garrett College

Prep Basketball
TBA Kirk Invitational Tournament (Winston Academy entered)
TBA Sam Dale Tournament (Kemper County entered)
Men’s College Basketball
7 p.m. Florida State at Mississippi … Read more

Antlers, not horns, are white-tail buck’s headgear

By James L. Cummins

In many deer camps throughout Mississippi, it is not uncommon to hear someone refer to a white-tail buck’s headgear as “horns.” In reality, those “horns” are actually antlers.

Horns are made of a bony core covered … Read more

MDOT urges safety this New Year’s

JACKSON, MISS. – The year is winding down, and the time of New Year’s resolutions and college football bowl games, family and friends is quickly approaching. This New Year’s, motorists across the state will hit the roads, eager to spend … Read more

Landscape suggestions given for showy bark

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists
Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

In winter, garden features such as bark come into their own. If showy bark is missing in your landscape choose from these suggestions … Read more

Time Capsules – 12/31/14

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

50 Years Ago: Dec. 31, 1964

Burglars Hit Local Company
Sometimes last Saturday night, burglars entered the Wonder Bread plant in Eupora by forcing open the back door.

The intruders drilled through concrete … Read more

911 Calls – 12/31/14

Dec. 22
8:04 a.m., intruder, Dunlap Street; Eupora PD responds.
10:36 a.m., medical, Greensboro Road; EMS, Tomnolen FD respond.
11:23 a.m., medical, Cumberland Road; EMS, Maben FD respond.
12:19 p.m., medical, North Sapa Road; EMS responds.
1:14 p.m., welfare check, … Read more

Calendar of Events- 12/31/14

Weight Watchers
The new session of Weight Watchers begins at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora on Jan. 8. The class meets every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the education classroom.

The Mississippi Department of Education offers employees a discount of 15 … Read more

Holmes releases President’s/Dean’s List

Academic and technical students at Holmes Community College with exemplary quality point averages are recognized at the end of the fall and spring semesters by being named to the President’s or Dean’s list.

To be eligible for such recognition a … Read more

Lady Eagles split two games in tournament at MSU

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School girls basketball split a pair of basketball games in the Travis Outlaw Dunk at the Hump played at Mississippi State University’s Humphrey Coliseum last week.

The Lady Eagles took a … Read more