East Webster rallies to advance to third round

PHOTOS BY DIANA EDWARDS
East Webster players celebrate during Game 3 of the second-round series of the MHSAA Class 2A State Baseball Playoffs. The Wolverines defeated Baldwyn 10-6 in the deciding game at home Saturday to win the series and advance to face East Union in the third round.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

The Wolverines of East Webster High School bounced back from having their 14-game winning streak snapped to take two consecutive elimination game wins over Baldwyn last week.

The best-of-three series win over the Bearcats pushed … Read more

Bailey awarded Gibson Memorial Scholarship

Brett Bailey, Catholic Bishop Joseph Kopacz of the Diocese of Jackson and Brett’s father, Chuck Bailey

From School Reports

East Webster High School senior William Brett Bailey was awarded the William P. Gibson Jr. Memorial Scholarship during his confirmation at Annunciation Catholic Church in Columbus on April 21.

As a dedicated Eagle Scout, community volunteer, member … Read more

Eupora mayor participates in forum

MEGAN BEAN/MSU
Burchfield tells experts and participants at the Mississippi Mayors’ Forum about some of the challenges Eupora is facing.

From Press & Staff Reports

Eupora Mayor Dan Burchfield participated in the inaugural Mississippi Mayors’ Forum at Mississippi State University.

The day-and-a-half workshop for six Mississippi mayors from the north, central and south regions of the state was March 19 … Read more

National Day of Prayer observance Thursday

Joyce Yates

For the Progress-Times

Health educator and author Joyce Yates of Eupora will serve as one of eight guest speakers at Starkville’s observance of the National Day of Prayer, set for noon Thursday at the Starkville Sportsplex.

Yates will speak on … Read more

Mother’s Day crafts

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By Librarian Fran Smith

On April 29, eager children arrived at Webster County Library to visit with friends, play on computer, look at books and play with puzzles before going to the meeting room to hear Ms. Pat read “The … Read more