Month: November 2012

Limited tax note gets final OK

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County School Board has given final approval to borrowing money to temporarily cover construction costs for the new East Webster High School.

Board members initially adopted a resolution for a limited tax … Read more

Relay for Life 2013 planning starts

By Relay for Life Steering Committee

This community has been blessed with overwhelming support from a multitude of individuals and groups for Relay for Life. It is the hope of the steering committee that the remainder of this year and … Read more

NCIC among 911 Center upgrades

From Press Reports

MATHISTON — The Webster County 911 Center is constantly upgrading its services to better serve the people of Webster County.

Over the past several months, the 911 Center has acquired the National Crime and Information Center computer, … Read more

Eupora moves one step closer to championship; ready to tackle Bruce

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Eagles are one game away from a trip to Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson. The Eagles advanced to the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 2A North Half championship game after … Read more


Annie Mae Morgan Nov. 14, 2012 Services for Annie Mae Morgan, 92, of Sturgis were Nov. 17, 2012, at Morgan Chapel Baptist Church with the Revs. Jeff Morgan and Gary Robertson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

She was … Read more

4H sponsors Praises in Pink program

From Press Reports

The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club, in conjunction with Pleasant Hill U.M. Church and other area churches, celebrated “Praises in Pink,” a breast cancer awareness program, on Oct. 15 at West Oktibbeha County High School.

The program … Read more

Sales tax revenue drops 6.3 percent

From Staff Reports

City sales tax collections in September were down while those in Mathiston showed an increase over the same month a year earlier.

Sales tax revenue collected in Eupora in September was $34,566. This represents a 6.3 percent … Read more

Williams, Berryhill of East Webster honored by SDN

From Starkville Daily News

One member of East Webster’s Lady Wolverine softball team can add another honor to her trophy case. First baseman Bailey Williams has recently been selected the Starkville Daily News All-Area Slow-Pitch Player of the Year.

The … Read more

Calendar of Events

Mathiston ‘Lighting in the Park’ The Civic League of Mathiston will be having a “Lighting in the Park” on Nov. 24 at 6:30 p.m.

All area churches are invited to participate and bring their choirs/ praise groups to sing Christmas … Read more

Miss Magnolia Pageant winners announced

From press reports

The Miss Magnolia Pageant was Oct. 6 at East Webster High School. These are the division winners:

Itty Bitty Photogenic: Aryanna Fonseca Magnolia Beauties: Aryanna Fonseca, Lolah Frost, Kristen Elinburg, Emma Kate Fancher Miss Itty Bitty Magnolia: … Read more