Kindergarten exam scores below state average

By Russell Hood
Webster Progress-Times

The results of Mississippi’s first statewide assessment of kindergarten readiness reveal that two-thirds of the state’s youngest learners enter school unprepared to learn.

More than 40,000 kindergarteners from 144 districts throughout the state took the … Read more

Lost man rescued from woods in Cadaretta

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

An older adult lost in the woods in Cadaretta was rescued earlier this month thanks to the efforts of a local man and others.

Ricky Beck of Cadaretta Road in Webster County was at … Read more

Health fairs will focus on diabetes awareness

The Mississippi State University Extension Service is promoting diabetes awareness in a series of health fairs.

Health fair attendees will be able to talk to MSU Extension health specialists, get printed materials, obtain information about the signs and symptoms of … Read more

Obituaries – 10/29/2014

Robert Lloyd Edwards
Oct. 6, 2014
Graveside services for Robert Lloyd Edwards, 77 of Eupora were Oct. 28, 2014 at Edwards Springs Cemetery. Willie Reed, owner of Wise-Reed Funeral Home, and Brother James Hill Jr., minister of Eupora Church of … Read more