Eagles drop basketball opener to Calhoun City

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

After weeks of waiting, the Eupora High School boys basketball team finally hit the court on Tuesday night. While the final result may not have been what first-year head coach Danya Turner and … Read more

MSU workshop available for new business owners

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Starting a small business can be challenging, but a workshop for new business owners can help them know what to expect once they open the doors.

A seminar for anyone interested in starting a small business will … Read more

County awarded HOME grant

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Webster County has been awarded funds to reconstruct dilapidated houses for three county homeowners.

Housing Specialist Patsy Patterson of the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District met with the Board of Supervisors on … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your
vocabulary.

Beverly Bremers, an actress, singer and teacher graciously gave me a phone interview. She told me the interesting story about how she got roles in the Broadway musical “Hair. Her … Read more

Birth

Maddison Nichole Jensen

Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Jensen of Sanford, Fla., proudly announce the birth of their first child. She has been given the name Maddison Nichole Jensen.

“Maddie” arrived on Sept. 14, 2013, at Minnie Palmer’s Woman’s Hospital in … Read more

County unemployment 11.5 percent in October

From Staff Reports

 

Webster County’s unemployment rate was 11.5 percent in October, compared to 11.6 percent in September.

The county’s unemployment rate was 11.1 percent in October 2012. The 12-month moving average unemployment shows Webster County at 12.5 percent.… Read more