Category: News

WCCTC has great year

Webster County Career and Technology Center students excelled in various competitions throughout the school year:     (next is FFA pic) WCCTC Ag Mechanization & Technology Team, first place state FFA Competition: Savannah Kilpatrick, Brooke Martin, Tyler Mitchell, Kurtis Odom…

Beckett on Board

Gale Cushman, far left, president of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation board of directors, Northwest President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, second from right, and Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, far right, welcome state Rep.…

Law Appreciation Banquet

Joe E. Morehead VFW Post 3806 hosted a Law Appreciation Banquet on Loyalty Day, May 2.  Guest speaker Sen. Gary Jackson addressed over 75 law enforcement officers, judges, lawyers, dispatchers and others who work in Law.

EES Awards Day

Eupora Elementary School had Awards Day for first- through fourth-grade students on May 18. These students were recognized: First-grade A Honor Roll First-grade A and B Honor Roll First-grade AR: third place, Kinley Gilbert; second place, Chloe Bass; and first…

Local students receive MAS scholarships

From Staff Reports   College students Sarah Ann McCarter and Allyson Nicole Perkins are recipients for Webster County of 2017 Mississippi Association of Supervisors County Employee Scholarships. Webster County was eligible for one scholarship based on its participation in the…

Local student-athlete graduates from Northeast

From Press Reports   A group of gifted young men and women have gained the most elite prize that can be attained while attending Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville. Nearly 50 athletes from six of Northeast’s intercollegiate athletic programs…

Ferguson named AD at Oak Hill

From School Reports   Phil Ferguson has been hired to be athletic director, junior high football coach and teacher at Oak Hill Academy in West Point. He is also teaching driver’s ed this summer. Dr. Cathy Avent Davis , headmaster…

PBS Awards

  Eupora Elementary School’s PBS (Positive Behavior Systems) awards program was May 12. Students earn Eagle Bucks throughout the school year for good behavior and spend them on various menu items. Then, each classroom teacher draws for classroom rewards and…

Deputy recovering after off-duty crash

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   A local law enforcement officer, first responder and veteran is recovering from injuries sustained in an off-duty motor vehicle accident last week. The Mississippi Highway Patrol, Webster County Sheriff’s Department and the Mantee…

DTAB students earn MOS certifications

From School Reports   Thirty-eight students enrolled in the Digital Technology Applications for Business course at the Webster County Career and Technology Center have been recognized for obtaining two Microsoft Office Specialist certifications, in Microsoft Office Word and Microsoft Office…