29 Webster Countians among EMCC graduates

East Mississippi Community College held spring 2017 graduation ceremonies May 5-6 at its Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses. The ceremonies included about 600 academic and career-technical students who graduated from the Scooba, Golden Triangle, Columbus Air Force Base, Naval Air…

Library slates Summer Reading Programs

Webster County Public Library will be conducting Summer Reading Programs, ”Build a Better World, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June. Each Tuesday the program will be for ages 5-10 and will begin at 1:30 p.m.: June 6: Freedom Ranch Bird…

Eupora’s Hernandez signs with Holmes

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times When Randee Jernigan took over as the Eupora tennis coach, she knew she was going to have built-in senior leadership. Last Friday, some of that senior leadership was rewarded. Just a few days after…

Rep. Oliver apologizes for using hate language

By Kate Royals and Kayleigh Skinner Mississippi Today And Staff Reports Rep. Karl Oliver, the Republican from Winona who incited a social media uproar after calling for the lynching of Louisiana officials who removed Confederate monuments from New Orleans, issued…

Monthly sales tax collections released

From Staff Reports Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect March sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for local municipalities. MDR collects 81.5 percent of the 7 percent sales tax from municipalities and distributes the remaining 18.5 percent…