Feds close 2 county bridges

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Two bridges in Webster County are among those that inspectors with the Federal Highway Administration are closing on non-state highways across the state. Sen. Willie Simmons, D-Cleveland, chairman of the Senate Highways and Transportation…

Eupora High students ‘Kick Butts’

From Staff Reports “Kick Butts Day” is a national day of activism held annually in March (on March 15 this year) that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco. “Kick Butts Day” was created…

Lady Eagles hammer Houston

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Rain played havoc with a host of area softball last week, but Eupora did manage to get in one contest — and it was a good one for the Lady Eagles. Playing at Class…

Eagles whip Winona Christian, Oak Hill

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s baseball team continued its impressive start to the 2017 season, rebounding from a tough loss early last week to pick up another pair of victories. The Eagles lost a 5-4 heartbreaker to Nanih…

Wolverines split pair of contests

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times East Webster split a pair of baseball contests last week on the diamond, dropping an 11-1 decision to Class 6A Tupelo on Thursday before rebounding to shut out Bruce 4-0 on Friday. The split…