Category: News

911 Calls

Jan. 9

8:52 a.m., medical, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; EMS responds.

12:48 p.m., medical, Nason Road; EMS responds.

1:50 p.m., spilling load on Hwy. 82, Mathiston; Mathiston PD responds.

3:40 p.m., dog problem, Fulton Street; Mathiston PD responds.

3:44 p.m., disturbance, Read more

Jail Docket

Jan. 9

Tony A. Brooks, DOB 03-29-82, BM; Webster 9: MDOC hold.

Jan. 10

Don Willis, DOB 09-08-59, BM; Webster 10: DUI-1st, suspended DL and expired tag.

Jan. 11

Candice Vaughn, DOB 12-22-88, WF; Webster 5: contempt of court (Webster Read more

EPD Report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during December:

Speeding, eight; suspended driver’s license, two; no proof of liability insurance, five, expired tag, one; no tag, one; disregard for traffic device, one; disturbance of a family, one; petit larceny, one; Read more

Eupora, EW to take part in Mid-Mississippi Challenge

By Austin Bishop

Webster Progress Times


Both Eupora teams and the East Webster girls will all be taking part in the 11th edition of the Mid-Mississippi Challenge that will be hosted by Choctaw County High School in Ackerman on Read more

Brand, Seger chosen as all-stars

By Rocky Higginbotham

Webster Progress Times

East Webster junior standout Charlie Brand and head coach Michael Seger have been chosen to participate in the Mississippi Sports Medicine All-Star Girls & Boys Basketball Games.

The 53rd annual girls’ contest and 63rd Read more

Calendar of Events

Webster County

Library storytime

Storytime at Webster County Library in Eupora is each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Pat Ray entertains the children with songs, stories and crafts. Children ages 2-5 are invited to attend.

Maben Public

Library storytime

Maben Public Read more

House passes bill to fill superintendent vacancies

By Rep. Joey Hood

District 35


On Jan. 3, the 132nd Mississippi State Legislature began the second session in the four-year term.

This was a familiar week for many, but some newcomers joined the House of Representatives as a Read more

Mathiston native was school integration pioneer

By Bob Darden

Staff Writer

The Greenwood Commonwealth

GREENWOOD — Glenn Norwood, a pioneer in the integration of the Leflore County School District, was known as a man of vision and progress.

“He was a good person to work for Read more

Local employer supports CWJC

By Deanie Graves, Teacher

Christian Women’s Job Corps


Veronica Taylor, owner of V’s Peace, Love and Happy Faces in Eupora, is an avid supporter of Christian Women’s Job Corps located at Broken Wings Ministries in Ackerman.

She allowed two Read more

Debit/credit card scams reported

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department is investigating cases of identity theft in which replacement debit/credit cards have been redirected to other addresses without the victims’ knowledge.

Investigator Landon Griffin said four Webster Countians have Read more