Area teachers attend literacy training

Rana Mitchell [left], assistant superintendent, Carroll County, welcomes area educators attending LETRS training: Kristel Dunn (kindergarten teacher, Carroll County), Robin Chapman (Common Core specialist, North Tippah), Susan Newton (1st-grade teacher, Webster County), Deandra Pittman (1st-grade teacher, Webster County), Lynn Kolb (1st-grade teacher, Webster County), Leslie Frank (interventionist, Webster County), Cala Tabb (librarian, Webster County), Lori Cook (3rd-grade teacher, Webster County), Tiffany Gray (2nd-grade teacher, Webster County), Tracy Kiker (1st-grade teacher, Carroll County), Nikki Whitworth (2nd-grade teacher, Carroll County), Sara Johnson (3rd-grade teacher, Carroll County), Sue McGlothan (3rd-grade teachers, Carroll County), April Gant (Pre-K teacher, Carroll County), Tshombe Townsend (kindergarten teacher, Carroll County), Katina Duren (3rd-grade teacher, Carroll County), Jacqueline McCorkle (2nd-grade teacher, Carroll County), Emily Branch (kindergarten teacher, Carroll County) and Kizzy Edwards (Pre-K teacher, Carroll County).

For the Progress-Times

Teachers from Carroll and Webster County school districts attended Phase One of literacy training provided by Carroll County School District and Mississippi Department of Education June 1-3.

The elementary teachers volunteered three days of their summer vacation … Read more

ALA rewards schools with field days

East Webster Elementary’s “Top SuperKids,” Bryce and Karlee Bigham, with Ellis (center)

From Press Reports

Students at Eupora and East Webster elementary schools were rewarded with fun SuperKids field days this spring by the American Lung Association.

The students were rewarded after Eupora Elementary raised more than $2,700 and East Webster Elementary … Read more

Top dog

Sheriff Tim Mitchell, K9 Deputy Casey Henderson and K9 “Ava” represented our heroes for the second week of summer reading at

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Eupora’s Turner will coach both boys, girls

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

Danya Turner won’t be in an unfamiliar position this basketball season when he coaches both the boys and girls basketball teams at Eupora High School.

Turner, who found out he would be adding the girls … Read more

Time Capsules – 06/17/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: June 20, 1940

Bill Mellor Opens Repair Business Here
William R. Mellor, who for over six years was chief mechanic for Sugg Implement Co., has opened a general repair shop … Read more

Blossom end rot, buckeye rot affecting tomatoes

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly
Extension Horticulture Specialists
Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

A couple of problems have been occurring with tomato fruit.

One is an area of smoky or tangled-thread looking black areas on the side … Read more