Category: News

Yellow watermelons at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins
Maben Farmers’ Market

One more Saturday for yellow watermelons!

Everyone was surprised and pleased when Henry Flora came to the market for a record sixth Saturday in a row with more yellow watermelons. He was spending the … Read more

EES faculty, staff


Gathered are Eupora Elementary School faculty and staff for 2016-17. Webster County Schools began classes Aug. 11.

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Use of ENDS increases nicotine exposure

From Press Reports

On Aug. 8, Mississippi State Health Officer Mary Currier, MD, MPH, joined the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in calling electronic nicotine delivery systems, including electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), devices that increase nicotine exposure and are not … Read more

Netflix, EMCC to team up for second season of Last Chance U

From school reports

SCOOBA — East Mississippi Community College, in conjunction with the world’s leading internet television provider, Netflix, has confirmed that the ground-breaking documentary series “Last Chance U” will be renewed for a second season, it was announced Monday.… Read more

EHS Student Council holds installation

From School Reports

The Eupora High School Student Council held its installation ceremony to induct new student council officers and representatives on Aug. 12.

The past president, Katie Myers, opened the ceremony while turning the gavel over to incoming president … Read more



Kilmichael Family Medical Clinic held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house Aug. 5. The clinic began treating patients May 2, when the facility officially opened in the former hospital at 301 Lamar Ave. Participating in the ribbon cutting are (front … Read more

Wolverines gain experience during jamboree win

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The East Webster High School football team will have a little extra experience going into its season opener at Vardaman on Friday night, thanks to a scrimmage with J.Z. George last Friday.

“I thought … Read more

Edwards pleased with effort in Eupora’s scrimmage game

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

With the regular season just hours away from kicking off the Eupora Eagles are hoping to use what they learned from last Friday’s scrimmage game to get them prepared for the season opener.

“I … Read more

Sports briefs

football game
moved to Oct. 13

The football showdown between Louisville High school and Noxubee County has been moved up one day to Thursday, Oct. 13. Kick-off is still set for 7 p.m. at R.E. Hinze Stadium in Louisville.… Read more

Lady Wolverines open season with 2-0 mark

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Webster Progress Times

The East Webster slow-pitch softball team got its 2016 regular season off to a good start with a pair of wins in the Eupora Classic on Saturday.

The Lady Wolverines beat Grenada 7-4 and … Read more