School district retains top rating

From Press & Staff Reports

The Mississippi Department of Education has released letter grades for schools and districts based on Mississippi’s A-F accountability system that evaluates how schools and districts performed in the 2014-15 academic year.

Webster County was among … Read more

Brown elected Mathiston town marshal

From Staff Reports

Justin W. Brown has been elected Mathiston’s new town marshal.

He was the top vote-getter among three candidates vying for the position in a July 12 special election.

A Webster County sheriff’s deputy, Brown received 110 votes, … Read more

City seeks grant for WiFi project

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

The city of Eupora is pursing a grant for the infrastructure of a downtown WiFi network.

If the $5,000 grant is awarded, the city would work with internet provider AT&T to install a wireless … Read more

Man charged in DUI-related death

From Press and Staff Reports

Authorities have charged a Eupora man with aggravated DUI resulting in death following a one-car crash that resulted in the passenger’s death 11 days later.

Investigator M. Landon Griffin of the Webster County Sheriff’s Department … Read more

Parents urged to immunize children before school

From Press & Staff Reports

While the end of summer seems a long time away, the Mississippi State Department of Health reminds parents that state law requires children to be immunized against childhood diseases to enter public or private school, … Read more