Nutrition, training work hand-in-hand for athletes

By Michaela Parker MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — Student athletes will be returning not only to the classroom soon, but also to after-school practice and games. Research shows that around 70 percent of children participate in organized sports. In…

Aldermen grapple with tackle football

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times City leaders spent nearly an hour at their last meeting on the topic of tackle football — if and how best to make the sport available again. Park Director Rusty Bowen brought the issue…

Congressman visits county

STAFF PHOTOS/RUSSELL HOOD U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly Kelly visits with Sachiyo and James Donohoo at the Eupora Depot. The Donohoos, of Walthall, were among about 30 people who turned out Thursday for the Republican congressman’s stop here to speak and…

Authorities seek felony child battery suspect

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in finding Christopher Hardwick. He is a 37-year-old black male, 5 feet 11 inches in height and weighing approximately 165 pounds. Hardwick was last seen in the Cadaretta community on…

Local student attends HOBY Leadership Seminar

From Press Reports Allie Whitaker, sponsored by the Eupora Twentieth Century Club, attended the 2016 HOBY Leadership Seminar June 3-5 at Millsaps College in Jackson. “Since 1977, HOBY has been involved in the development of Leadership Seminars throughout the country…