Area schools named as Value Added Schools

Assembled for recognition of the Webster County School District’s Value Added Schools are [front] Randy Hodges, PREPS board member;  Eupora High School teachers Teresa Whitaker and Janice May; East Webster Elementary School teachers Karen Tabb and Sheila Kirkman; EHS teacher Kris Parsons; Dr. Richard Blackbourn, ex-officio PREPS board member and dean of the MSU College of Education; [back] EHS Principal Laci Knight; Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar; EWES Principal Jim Ray; Federal Programs Director James Mason and EHS teacher Michael Knight. East Webster High School was also recognized for outstanding performance.

From Press Reports

Local schools from the Webster County School District were recognized at the statewide conference of the Program of Research and Evaluation of Public Schools for being named as a Value Added School.
More than 1,000 Mississippi schools’ … Read more

Luminaria bags prepared for Relay for Life

These committee members have prepared luminaria bags for Webster County’s Relay for Life, which will be May 16.

For the WPT

Members of Webster County’s Relay for Life Luminaria Committee have prepared luminaria bags that will line the walking track on May 16 at NMMC-Eupora Hospital walking track.
For a donation of $10, a bag will be

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Here comes Peter Cottontail

Khloei Earley, Jacob Woodard, Kali Huffman, Emmalin Burton, Winters Norman and Mia Huffman.

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

It was all about the Easter Bunny and Easter eggs at the story hour at the Maben Public Library on April 11.
All the tiny tots were decked out in Easter colors, carrying Easter … Read more

Yates addresses Library Friends


A large crowd was on hand to hear Dr. Joyce Yates address the April meeting of Friends of Webster County Library on April 14. Yates entertained the members in discussing her book “Heaven, Can I Go?”  She explained

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Silkwood highlights big weekend for MSU softball

With a complete-game shutout Friday at No. 4 Tennessee and another strong start Sunday against the Lady Vols, freshman Alexis Silkwood has been named the Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week. It is the first such honor of Silkwood’s career … Read more

EW prepping for strong playoff run

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress-Times

East Webster head baseball coach Wes Johnson knows that his Wolverines will face some strong pitching as they try to work themselves through the MHSAA Class 2A State Baseball Playoffs.
That’s why his 17-9 … Read more