Lady Wolverines drop overtime contest to Columbus

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress Times

 

Turnovers proved costly for the Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School on Saturday as Columbus used heavy ball pressure to take a 54-50 overtime win in the Immanuel Christian School Classic.… Read more

Jail Docket

Dec. 20

Laura A. Pittman, DOB 10-04-64, BF; SO7: possession of marijuana in motor vehicle, suspended DL and no seatbelt.

Dec. 21

Joshua Reed Pittman, DOB 10-27-93, WM; G1: DUI-1st and improper equipment.

Dec. 26

Ray D. Robinson, DOB 01-25-62, … Read more

Obituaries

W.H. ‘Billy’

Blain Jr.

Dec. 15, 2013

Services for W. H. “Billy” Blain Jr., 89, of Kilmichael were Dec. 18, 2013, at Oliver Funeral Home in Winona with the Rev. Gary Jackson officiating. Burial was in Greensboro Cemetery.

He was … Read more

County’s unemployment rate 11 percent in November

From Staff Reports

 

Webster County’s unemployment rate for November was down from October but was up from November 2012, based on data released last week by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The county reported a 11 percent rate, … Read more

Calendar of Events

Prayer Breakfast

The  Men’s Prayer Breakfast will be at 6:45 a.m. Jan. 8 in the fellowship hall at First Baptist Church. Men throughout the community are invited to attend. For more information about First Baptist Church of Eupora, go to … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

My favorite month is January, named after Janus, who, in Roman mythology, was a god with two faces that looked in opposite directions.

One of Janus’ faces looked to the … Read more