Calendar of Events

Eupora Boy Scout citrus, apple sale The Boy Scout citrus fruit and apples have arrived and may be picked up Dec. 20 and 21 from 1-6 p.m. and Dec. 22 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Scout room behind…

Repaving improves highway in Maben

By Terry Harpole For the WPT MABEN — Mississippi 15 has been repaved here thanks to the Mississippi Department of Transportation. MDOT contracted with Lehman-Roberts Asphalt Repaving from Memphis, which then contracted with local area trucking companies to undertake this…

Basketball teams in the county play tough

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times East Webster The East Webster Wolverine squads have been plowing through their basketball schedule. The Wolverines traveled to Houston last Friday night and came home with a split. The Lady Wolverines defeated the Lady…

Local author reads book to children

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — The Maben Public Library was honored to have Whitney Yarber White of the New Hope community, the author of “Don’t Swallow the Baby Jesus,” to read to the children for the regular…

School Board honors Brown for service

From Staff Reports The Webster County Board of Education has recognized member Etty P. Brown for her two terms of service . She was honored at her final meeting as District 3’s board member on Dec. 11. Brown did not…