Classroom Jeopardy! visits EWHS

McGuire (second from r.) presents an interactive electronic version of Classroom Jeopardy! to EWHS sixth-grade teachers Angie Blake (reading), Lee Berryhill (science) and Kayla Hardy (social studies).

From Press & Staff Reports

East Webster sixth-graders were chosen by WTVA-TV to participate in the classroom version of the popular television game show Jeopardy! on Oct. 29.

Jimmy McGuire, host of Classroom Jeopardy!, works alongside Alex Trebek and the … Read more

Board announces progress with courthouse claim

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Board of Supervisors has reached an agreement with Atlantic Specialty Insurance Co. regarding certain aspects of the county’s property insurance claim for the loss of the Webster County Courthouse.

The agreement establishes a … Read more

County jobless rate 10.1 percent


By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The unemployment rate for Webster County fell one-tenth of a percentage point to 10.1 percent in September, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The revised jobless rate was 10.2 percent in August, … Read more

Yard of the month


The Maben Home and Garden Club has placed the Yard of the Month sign in the yard of David and Linda Young.

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Reindeer Run upcoming

Photo: Gwen Sisson

What will Mr. Reindeer’s name be? Angela Avent-White and Mr. Reindeer stopped by First Baptist Church of Eupora’s preschool class to encourage the students to run with Mr. Reindeer in Eupora’s first Reindeer Race set

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