Category: News

Mathiston town marshal resigns

Special election set for July 12 By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Mathiston will hold a special election next month to fill the unexpired term of its town marshal, who has resigned. Mayor Jimmy Carden said Shane Box submitted a…

Walthall sets special election for alderman

The village of Walthall has scheduled a special election to fill a vacated office on its Board of Aldermen. The special election will be June 21 at the Village Hall (old jail) to fill the unexpired term of the late…

Crash victim dies; probe ongoing

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A man who was injured in a one-car accident in mid-May near Eupora died last week and an investigation continues into the cause of the crash. Clark “Butch” Waddell, 34, of Eupora died of…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 05/25/2016

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Church news

LUMC Health Fair Join Liberty United Methodist Church and family at its annual Health Fair from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 28. It will include blood pressure and glucose checks, a weight station, information on wellness and a hot dog ministry.…

Student of the Month

Eupora Elementary School student Concordia Cork is recognized as the Webster County Board of Education Student of the Month for April. He is joined by family and board members, EES Principal Chip Powell, Superintendent Jack Treloar and board attorney Hugh…

Assists at State Capitol

Charlie Brand of Maben recently served as a page for the Mississippi House of Representatives. Pages generally run errands for officials and House staff. Charlie is pictured with Speaker of the House Philip Gunn and Representative Joey Hood who sponsored…

Win State Title

Charlie Brand and Claire Ferguson of East Webster High School won the tennis mixed doubles state championship May 11 in Oxford.  Brand and Ferguson beat Madison St. Joe 7-6, 7-6 for the title. With them is Coach Pam Champion. A photo…

Awarded

Gentiva Home Health has once again been named to the 2015 HomeCare Elite™, has achieved a 5 star patient satisfaction rating based on surveys completed by patients and a 4 Star or above outcome ranking within the prestigious Center for…

Calendar of Events

Senior legal clinic Free legal assistance for people ages 60-plus is May 25 from 1-3 p.m. at the Community Center next to the police station and City Hall in Eupora. Call 1-800-898-8731, ext. 2101 for an appointment for wills, powers of…