Children enjoy Christmas tree story

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library MABEN — We had a small but lively group for Story Hour at the Maben Public Library last Friday. The kids listened attentively to the story “The Biggest, Most Beautiful Christmas Tree.” The…

Calendar of Events

Maben Christmas Parade The town of Maben will have its 2012 Christmas parade at 6 p.m. Dec. 6. The theme of the parade is “Joy to the World.” For more information call City Hall at 263-4212. Ackerman Christmas Parade The…

Eupora Eagles journey ends after great season

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times Although their third trip in school history to Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson did not go as hoped for, the Eupora Eagles can be proud of their remarkable 2012 high school football season.…

Volunteers know

By Gwen Sisson For the WPT As a shoebox donor from First Baptist Church of Eupora said, “If you make a child happy, you have done something good.” Faye Dewberry of FBC Mathiston said she is committed to Operation Christmas…

County October unemployment 10.4 percent

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County’s unemployment rate in October dropped to its lowest level in nearly four years last month, falling to 10.4 percent. That’s the lowest rate for the county since December 2008, when it was…