Children learn about ocean animals

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — The sun popped out, the flowers popped out and the kids popped up by the dozen for the Friday morning April 20 at the Maben Public Library.

The parking lot was lined … Read more

Rolison next principal at EES

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Trey Rolison, the incoming principal of Eupora Elementary School, says he has high expectations. Rolison is assistant principal, history teacher and head football coach at Thrasher High School in Booneville, where he has been … Read more

Unclaimed assets await taxpayers

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

Lynn Fitch, Mississippi’s new state treasurer, is on a mission to put unclaimed property back in the pockets of taxpayers. A press release form the state treasurer’s office states that one in five Mississippians … Read more

County contracts with architectural firm

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County supervisors decided last week to contract with a local architectural firm in conjunction with a grant to refurbish the Doss Building. The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has awarded the county … Read more

School Board honors legislators

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County School Board has honored three state representatives for their legislative service to the school system in the aftermath of last year’s tornado. Board President Bobby McMullen presented plaques to Reps. Jim … Read more

Obituaries

Ernest Lee Bright May 9, 2012, Services for Ernest Lee Bright, 44, of Star City, Ark., were May 12, 2012, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Rev. Buddy Pepper officiating. Burial was in Wood Springs Cemetery. He … Read more