Category: News

EHS Lady Eagles set to take part in Grenada Classic

EW soft_MG_8223 EW soft_MG_8255 EW soft_MG_8279 EW softMG_8284By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The defending MHSAA Class 2A State Champion Lady Eagles of Eupora High School were looking to get back on the winning track this week with a trio of games.

EHS was set to visit … Read more

Sports briefs

Holmes Community College cheer squad fairs well
GOODMAN — The Holmes Community College Cheerleaders performed well at the UCA College Spirit Camp at the University of Alabama earlier this month.
The squad was the top Mississippi Community/Junior college squad in … Read more

Sports Schedule

Prep Volleyball
6 p.m. — Aberdeen at Choctaw County
Prep Softball
TBA — Neshoba Central at Philadelphia
5:30 p.m. — Winston Academy at Kemper Academy
5:30 p.m. — French Camp at Leake County
5:45 pm. — Canton … Read more

Dove hunting opportunity offered in county

From Press Reports

Through its Private Land Dove Field Program, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks has partnered with private landowners to provide dove fields in Webster and two other counties, and is offering a limited number of … Read more

Senators urge students to apply for U.S. Senate Youth Program

From Press Reports

U.S. Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker today encouraged eligible Mississippi high school students to apply for the 2017 U.S. Senate Youth Program (USSYP).

Two Mississippi high school students will be selected to represent the state at … Read more

Calendar of Events

VFW recruiter
training workshop
National recruiter trainer Natalie Copeland will be leading a VFW recruiter training workshop from 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 20 at VFW Post 1983 in Kosciusko.
The purpose of this workshop is to instruct VFW and VFW Auxiliary … Read more

911 Calls

Aug. 8
9:34 a.m., alarm, Sibley Road; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds.
11:48 a.m., medical, Hill Street; EMS, Eupora Fire Department respond.
1:34 p.m., possible grass/woods fire, Phillips Street; EFD responds.
4:23 p.m., medical, Hodges Drive; EMS responds.
8:06 p.m., medical, … Read more

Cookbook features local woman’s recipe

From Press Reports

For anyone who has tasted a phenomenal dish at a potluck, only to try in vain to recreate it later, The Old Farmer’s Almanac comes to the rescue with its latest cookbook!

Home cooks across the United … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
Aug. 14, 1941
Local Merchants ‘Cub’ Flyers

W.D. (Billy) Phillips and E.F. (Eddie) Embry, executives of the Phillips Department Store and Phillips Lumber Company, returned from a trip to Memphis … Read more