21st Springhill School Reunion held

Attending the Springhill School Reunion are (front row) Russell Tindall, Jamie Hemphill Middleton, Kermit Worthy, Bobbie Jean Middleton Blaylock, Nelda Clark Bryant, LaDell Rogers Weaver, Ruby Carpenter, Donald Woods, Mr. Dean’s [a teacher] daughter, Willie Earl Stoddard, (second row) Brenda Roberts Alford, Edward Baker, Janie Baker Spraberry, Dorothy Clark Campbell, Wayne Baker, Sue Hemphill Raney, Joyce Rogers Crimm, Jonnie Miles Hood, Clare Rogers Hitt, Grace Rogers Parish, Eloise England Riley, Daise Pearl Patterson, Sammie Rogers, (third row) Glen “Hob” Hood, Jerry Tindall, Rachel Dulaney Perry, Jack Hendricks, Jay Hugh Moreland, Richard James, Tomas James, Carl David James, Mattie Marter Middleton, Robert Earl Clanton, (back row) Joy O’Neal Hendricks, Frankie James, Troy England, Travis England, Sterling Doolittle and Charles Moreland.

By Jonnie Miles Hood

The 21st Springhill School Reunion was held in the Springhill School building on Sept. 5.

A large number of former students came and brought a bountiful supply of good food. There was much laughter and fellowship … Read more

Time Capsules – 12/02/2015

75 Years Ago: Dec. 5, 1940

Taylor Brothers in Selling Event
Taylor Brothers, large Eupora department store, this week is announcing by way of a double-page advertisement in this issue of The Progress a great price-smashing sale of Christmas and … Read more

Ackerman native seeks eighth state championship

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Ricky Woods, who has won seven state football championships during his head coaching career including titles at Ackerman High School in 1997 and 2001, says that winning state championships wasn’t his first priority when … Read more

County’s unemployment rate unchanged

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.7 percent in October, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The revised jobless rate for September was also 6.7 percent, while unemployment was at 8.2 … Read more