Category: News

City adopts budget with no tax increase

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora’s budget and tax millage for the 2016-17 fiscal year have been adopted by the Board of Aldermen.

The board, in separate motions Sept. 6 and with no discussion, adopted the budget for the … Read more

Fire destroys house in city

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

One of the older homes in a Eupora neighborhood was destroyed by fire Monday but firefighters kept the blaze from reaching a nearby residence.

The fire was discovered about 12:30 p.m. at 20 W. … Read more

County Office Building will be reroofed

From Staff Reports

The Webster County Office Building in Eupora is scheduled to be reroofed following action by the Board of Supervisors.

The building, which also serves as the temporary courthouse, is located at East Fox Avenue and Veterans Memorial … Read more

E911 calls

Sept. 12
12:40 p.m., medical, Blackwell Road; EMS, Mathiston Fire Department respond.
3:29 p.m., medical, Bluff Springs Church Road; EMS responds.
7:27 p.m., disturbance, South Dunn; Eupora Police Department responds.
8:38 p.m., alarm, Second Avenue; Maben PD responds.
9:37 .m., … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
Sept. 18, 1941
Dunning Store Fills 80,000th Prescription

Last week, P.H. Dunning, progressive owner of Dunning Drug Store, announced the filling of the 80,000th prescription by his pharmacists.

Mr. Dunning … Read more

Extension agent addresses library group

By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

Lisa Stewart, Webster County Extension agent, was the guest speaker for Friends of Webster Library on Sept. 12.


Jimmie Morgan, Stewart and Jeanie McCain visit at the library.

She explained a new program, … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan
Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

On the “Vocabulary Can Be Fun” website I came upon a strategy of how to expand vocabulary.

Divide your vocabulary into three groups. The first category has words you’re confident … Read more

Lady Eagles looking to bounce back against EW

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

After winning 11 consecutive games earlier this season, the Lady Eagles of Eupora High School find themselves in the midst of a four-game losing streak heading into Thursday’s showdown with arch-rival East Webster.

All … Read more

Sports Schedules

Prep Softball
TBA — Houston at Neshoba Central
5 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at French Camp
6 p.m. — Calhoun City at Louisville
6:30 p.m. — East Webster at Eupora
Junior College Football
6:30 p.m. — Gulf … Read more

Lady Wolverines 1-1 in region play heading into this week

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Region play continues to heat up for the East Webster High School softball team as it prepares to face arch-rival Eupora High School on the road Thursday.

The Lady Wolverines split a pair of … Read more