Eupora squads set for region tournament

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress TImes Eupora’s boys and girls basketball teams are in action this week in the Region 4-2A Tournament at Calhoun City, where both are trying to earn a berth in next week’s state basketball playoffs. The…

Wolverines pick up three wins in final week

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Both East Webster basketball teams finished up regular-season action last week, with the ladies earning their 20th victory of the season and the guys winning all three of their contests. The Wolverines started the…

MDE releases kindergarten readiness data

From Press & Staff Reports The fall 2016 results of Mississippi’s statewide assessment of kindergarten readiness show that students who attended public or private pre-K programs were more likely to start school prepared to learn than students who did not.…

District graduation rate dips slightly

From Press & Staff Reports For the third consecutive year, Mississippi high school graduation rates inched closer to the national average. The Mississippi Department of Education released the graduation rates for the last school year on Jan. 19, a four-year…

Hood gives update on House of Reps

The House met as a whole throughout the week to discuss bills that made it out of committees and onto the calendar. Thursday, Feb. 9, was the deadline for representatives to discuss House Bills. Any bills that were not discussed…