News

Hollenhead has strong freshman year for ICC

By Austin Bishop

Webster Progress Times

East Webster graduate Mamie Hollenhead had a huge freshmen year for the Itawamba Community College fast-pitch softball team, finishing the year leading the team in several categories.

Hollenhead, who played in all 49 games, … Read more

Jones Lady Bobcats win Region 23 championships

From school reports

EUNICE, La. — The No. 5 Jones County Junior College Lady Bobcats are on a roll.

JCJC captured its first-ever Region 23 Tournament championship with a 5-2 victory over top-ranked LSU-Eunice here Sunday afternoon at Bengal Park. … Read more

Dumas drives in four runs for Eupora Eagles

From special reports

Al Dumas drove in four runs on a pair of singles to lead Eupora to a season ending 12-4 win over Houlka on April 19.

Jack Smith and Kenny Murrell had three hits each, with Murrell having … Read more

Wolverines’ season ends in third round of playoffs

By Austin Bishop

Webster Progress Times

The Wolverines of East Webster High School fell behind early against East Union in the deciding game of their third-round series in the MHSAA Class 1A State playoffs on Monday, and despite a furious … Read more

Go for four

EW seeks fourth consecutive 2A Fast-Pitch Softball State Championship

By Austin Bishop

Webster Progress Times

Overcoming obstacles is nothing new to the Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School.

After losing four key seniors off last year’s MHSAA Class 2A … Read more

Local prep netters seeking individual state titles

By Austin Bishop

Webster Progress TImes

Nine East Webster tennis players, including eight taking part in doubles teams, and the mixed doubles team from Eupora High School advanced on Monday at the Oxford Tennis Center in Oxford in the first … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan

Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Should the word bizarre be used to describe a human being, or should it be used only for behavior, clothing and style?

What does the word oenomel (“EE-nuh-mel”) mean? And, … Read more

Calendar of Events

Pioneer Day

Step back in time May 14 at Pioneer Day in French Camp. Activities start at 9 a.m. and wrap up around 3 p.m. Admission to the festival is free. Wander through the Natchez Trace Historic District, where the … Read more

Lions learn about foundation grants

By Jane Collins, Secretary Maben Lions Club

Ron Kitchens from Oxford recently brought the Maben Lions Club an interesting program on the Lions Clubs International Foundation and how it has benefited this area in the 2011 when we had a … Read more

Doss documents old days in Maben

By Dottie Dewberry

Phillip Doss, a lifetime Maben citizen, has placed a multi-photo framed picture at the Breazy’s Quick Stop. The photos are of original buildings in and around Maben in 1909 and 1910.

The original Maben Post Office, Maben … Read more