News

Drug Court completes statewide system

From Press Reports

The creation of a drug court for the Fifth Circuit Court District
completes statewide coverage of drug courts in Mississippi. All 22
Circuit Court districts now operate drug courts.

Circuit judges Joseph Loper of Ackerman and Clarence … Read more

Traffic stop leads to meth arrests

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Two local men face charges after the discovery of drugs and a working
meth lab during a traffic stop.

Webster County Sheriff Tim Mitchell said after receiving a report of
a suspicious vehicle on … Read more

Profile 2013 submissions requested

The Progress-Times will publish its annual Profile edition on March
28. The theme of this tribute to our community is “Inspire Tomorrow.”

We invite anyone interested to submit information, features or photos
about their civic club, church, non-profit organization, community … Read more

EWH grad Shenanigan’s Parade ‘colleen’ 2013

From Press Reports

Kristin Young of Gulfport, a graduate of East Webster High School,
has been elected as the 2013 Shenanigan’s Parade and events “colleen.”

Sponsored by the Mississippi Gulf Coast chapter of Quota
International, Shenanigan’s is a family-oriented parade … Read more

Calendar of Events

Gospel singing
A gospel music jubilee will be at 6 p.m. March 9 at the Gore Springs
Community Center. Admission is $5.
Featured groups will be the Trailsmen, the Tracemen, Redeemed and
Chosen Road.

Friends of
the Library
The regular … Read more

1st Pitch Banquet huge success

From Press Reports

In August, the Eupora High School Baseball Boosters assembled to make
plans for the baseball program for the upcoming school year. At this
meeting the boosters were introduced to new Head Coach Brad Mitchell.

As a result … Read more

Texas couple visits area first time in years

From Press Reports

MABEN — On Feb. 15, Robert “Bob” Bothwell and his wife, Sue, came to
Maben and Starkville for the first time since 1972.

The Bothwells now live in Fort Worth, Texas, and he has many
relatives in … Read more

EFUMC crowns Mardi Gras Royal Court

From Church Reports

The Eupora First United Methodist Church celebrated its fifth annual
Mardi Gras Pancake Supper with the crowning of a Royal Court.

“In the past we have only crowned a king and queen, but this year our
Social … Read more

The Civil War – The 1st American Draft

Submitted by C.J. Johnson
“The Draft” was first enacted during the War Between the States and was utilized by both sides. Actually, the very first draft was initiated by the Confederacy in April 1862. The South was in serious need … Read more