Webster County girl signs scholarship with HCC

Kristi Jones, Kaitlin Jones and George Jones, (back row) Debbie Knight and Colleen Jones with Winston Academy headmaster and coaches.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Making changes is something Kaitlin Jones is getting used to.

The Winston Academy senior, who recently moved from Sturgis to the Stewart community near Eupora, will be making the big step to playing fast-pitch … Read more

Sales tax collections down

From Staff Reports

Eupora and Mathiston had decreases in sales tax collections in November, according to Mississippi Department of Revenue figures.

The $34,594 Eupora collected in November was down $481 from the $35,075 reported for the same month a year … Read more

Calendar of Events – 01/21/2015

Clarkson/Fame VFD stew fundraiser
The Clarkson-Fame Volunteer Fire Department will have a Brunswick stew fundraiser Jan. 24 starting at 11 a.m. at the fire station.

The cost is $20 a gallon, $10 a half-gallon and $8 for a quart. Stew … Read more

EWHS Honor Roll

East Webster High School has released its Honor Roll for the second nine weeks:

A Honor Roll
Paige Allen, Rachel Adams, Janey Aron, Ali Azlin, Brett Bailey, Michael Beliew, Rebecca Bell, Savanna Bell, Melony Berryhill, Kristian Bigham, Lila Bigham, Dylan … Read more

East Webster boys, girls pick up two wins each

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Last week was a successful one on the hardwood for both East Webster basketball teams as they swept past Hebron Christian and Vardaman.

The Wolverines improved to 6-7 on the season with a 66-60 … Read more

Time Capsules – 01/21/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Jan. 18, 1940

Accused of Theft Breaks from Jail
A young man arrested Saturday night by Special Town Officer Tobe Vaughan and charged with “attempting to commit the offense of … Read more