Category: News

Investigation of Mathiston marshal ongoing

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times An investigation into circumstances surrounding the suspension of Mathiston’s police chief, who also serves as the elected town marshal, is continuing. Mathiston’s Board of Aldermen suspended Shane Box without pay from the chief’s position…

Car crash seriously injures 2 men

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Two men were seriously injured last week when their car left a county road near Eupora, hit a tree and flipped repeatedly. The accident occurred about 4:40 p.m. Friday in the area of 1110…

91% pass reading test in district

From Press & Staff Reports School- and district-level passing rates for the 3rd Grade Reading Summative Assessment are now available to the public. Statewide, 87 percent of third-graders achieved a passing score. Students need to score at least 926 on…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 05/11/2016

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Bible Drillers

Bible Drill participants from First Baptist Church of Eupora include Taylor South, Micah Gray, Parker Blaylock, Rachel Gray and Greer Blaylock. Micah and Parker have each participated in Bible Drills for nine years.

Love Bags

School Psychologist Kayla Turner informed the Eupora Rotary Club about the Webster County School District’s Love Bag program April 19. Introducing her is Rotary program chairman David Dabbs. The purpose of the program is to serve Webster County students in…

EPD Reports

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during April: Speeding, 13; no driver’s license, three; suspended driver’s license, two; no proof of liability insurance, three; seatbelt violation, one; disregard for traffic device-school bus stop sign, one; disregard for traffic device,…

‘Eggplant’: An outstanding night of original theater

By Allen Baswell It is rare to be able to find anything good for five dollars, but I was able to find something good for that amount of money-and it wasn’t an all-you could eat buffet, either. Instead, it was…

EMCC graduates nearly 600 students

East Mississippi Community College held spring 2016 graduation ceremonies May 6-7 at its Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses. The ceremonies included nearly 600 academic and career-technical students who graduated from the Scooba, Golden Triangle, Columbus Air Force Base, Naval Air…

SHAPE students visit Tennessee Aquarium

From School Reports The SHAPE class of Eupora Elementary School (grades 4, 5 and 6) went on a field trip to the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga on April 7-8. SHAPE students who went on the trip were Kade Bird, Maci…