Category: News

County’s unemployment rate unchanged

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County’s unemployment rate was unchanged in January, based on figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. January’s unemployment rate was 8.3 percent, the same as in December. The jobless rate was…

Volunteers distribute posters, forms

From Press Reports The Relay for Life volunteers in the accompanying photo, along with many others in Webster County, have joined volunteers across America to help fight cancer and save lives.

County to create DHS visitation area

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress-Times The Webster County Board of Supervisors has approved a request regarding a family visitation area in the Department of Human Services building on Government Avenue. The board met Monday with DHS County Director Annie…

Relay luminarias

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Luminaria Committee members include (front) Jacqueline Meek,

Eagles set to visit arch-rival Wolverines this week

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress TImes The Eupora High School baseball team picked up a win over Hickory Flat last Wednesday, before dropping contests to Calhoun City and Starkville Academy to close out the week.

FOL hosts sculptor

Webster County Library meeting room was decorated to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day as the Friends of the Library assembled for their March meeting.

St. Paddy’s Day fun

Residents and staff at Golden LivingCenter-Eupora enjoy a fun Irish-green-filled St.

Wedding: Tomlinson – Davis

Tommy Davis and Dominque Tomlinson would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Dominque is the daughter of Dennis and Sally Tomlinson of Eupora, MS. She is the paternal granddaughter of Velma Tomlinson and the late Hulen Tomlinson;

Service to others

Wendy Cook and Reba Thompson, representing the Hospital Auxiliary volunteers, present Mattie Dean with a Bunny Bag in North Mississippi Medical