Wolverines split pair with rival Eupora

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress TImes   East Webster was shut out by Eupora in the first baseball matchup of the season with its cross-county rival last Tuesday, then the Wolverines returned the favor on Friday. After falling 5-0 at…

Calendar of Events

EES kindergarten registration Eupora Elementary School kindergarten registration continues from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. April 5 and 6 with a lunch and tour at 10 a.m. April 6 in the school cafeteria. If you have a child that will turn 5…

Local florist presents MHGC program

“Strive for perfection in everything you do. Take the best that exists and make it better. When it does not exist, design it.”   By Dottie Dewberry   On March 21 at Maben United Methodist Church, the good ladies of…

Obituaries

Steve ‘Skeet’ Fulgham March 20, 2017 Memorial services for Steve “Skeet” Fulgham, 68, of Maben were April 1, 2017, at Double Springs Baptist Church in Oktibbeha County with burial in the church cemetery. Mr. Fulgham died March 20, 2017, at…

Jobless rate drops to 4.7 percent in county

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Webster County has recorded an unemployment rate of under 5 percent for the first time in nearly 16½ years. February’s unemployment rate of 4.7 percent was the lowest since the 4.4 percent recorded…

EMCC student named ‘Academic Team Scholar’

From Press Reports   East Mississippi Community College student Elizabeth Shurlds has been named a 2017 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar and will receive a $1,250 scholarship. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team…