Youth receives 4-H club award

Aleah Graham of the Controllers Generation II 4-H Club presents an award to Nekendra Patterson for her tobacco awareness picture. Joining them is Nekendra’s mother, Pearl Patterson.

For the WPT

Nekendra Patterson. daughter of Lawrence and Pearl Patterson, received a prize from the Controllers Generation II 4-H Club for her picture she drew on tobacco awareness.

Her hobbies are reading. dancing and singing. She attends Grove Chapel … Read more

McMinn EMCC Beauty


Ashley Thomas of Columbus, center, was crowned “Most Beautiful” from a field of 18 contestants during East Mississippi Community College’s annual Beauty Revue, held Feb. 3 on the Scooba campus.

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County’s unemployment rate at 10.2 percent


By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The unemployment rate for Webster County increased nine-tenths of a percentage point to 10.2 percent in December, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The jobless rate was 9.3 percent in November, while … Read more

EHS Senior night


Eupora High School Senior Night for the basketball season is Friday, when the Eagles will host West Oktibbeha. The senior basketball players are

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