Website develops future look

The Webster Progress Times (www.websterprogress has gone through many variations, designs and changes to its websites since the online version came to life in 2002.

In 2013, we were pretty good about updating the sites every week as well … Read more

Injured pedestrian


Emergency responders treat and prepare an injured pedestrian for transport to North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora. He was injured about 9:15 a.m. Monday at Veterans Memorial Boulevard (Highway 9) and Fox Avenue. The Eupora Police Department said Read more

Family loses home to fire

Eupora firefighters Michael Johnson and Dwayne Dodd (kneeling) help contain a fire to the kitchen area of a two-story house on Crowley Road. The fire occurred the afternoon of Jan. 29.

Other fires occur locally


By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County firefighters responded to a number of structure and other fires last week, including one that destroyed a family’s house on… Read more

Marvelous Mammals


Students in Cindy McCarter’s Gifted Class at East Webster Elementary School had a hands-on experience with native animals in January. Jennifer Jerrolds, … Read more

DECA students place at conference

DECA students (front) Jessica Surma, Bailey Stacy, Malakia Kuhn, (back) Corrina Windrick, Joseph McKee and Haley Pate.

From School Reports


On Jan. 15, members of the Webster County Career and Technology Center’s DECA student organization competed in the DECA District II Career Development Conference in Olive … Read more

Arrest made in school flag theft

From Press & Staff Reports


Authorities have made an arrest in connection with the theft of the flag from East Webster High School.

The American flag was stolen from the school the night of Jan. 25. Surveillance video provided … Read more

EOC hosts Emergency Telecommunicators Course

Jackson demonstrates police call classification.

From Press Reports


The Webster County Emergency Operations Center (911) hosted another National Academy of Emergency Dispatch, Emergency Course on Jan. 11, 12, 25 and 26.

On Jan. 12, students from Webster, Choctaw and Chickasaw counties took a classroom … Read more

Church teens raising funds for trip

Mason Bock, Tate Stallings, Hunter Gilbreath, Youth Minister Cody Tyner (back), Weston Walls and Cason Pate help prepare carryout plates at Saturday’s barbecue chicken fundraiser at Maben FBC. Their next event is a fish fry this Sunday.

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT


The teens of the Maben First Baptist Church are getting geared up and ready for summer camp in Pensacola, Fla., this coming June 16-20.

They participated in a … Read more

Puppets presented to Hospital

Friends of the Hospital and 20th Century Club members present handmade puppets to NMMC-Eupora’s Bob Jones, administrator, and Evelyn Easley, ER nurse manager.

From NMMC-Eupora


The GFWC/MFWC Eupora 20th Century Club members and the “Friends of the Hospital” worked together to make 475 handmade puppets… Read more

Students take field trip to WCBI

EHS journalism students Mary Kathryn Brister, Cyuan Lutzenberger, Jarques McBride, Tyler Jones, Brady Love and Kallie Stovall visit with Aundrea Self.

From School Reports


On Jan. 27, the students in Kris Parsons’ journalism class at Eupora High School traveled to Columbus to join WCBI’s Aundrea Self on “Mid-Morning with Aundrea.”

The students were part of… Read more