Sheriff’s Dept. recovers drugs, stolen guns

Deputies recovered 28 individual packaged baggies of marijuana weighing 48 grams and $342 cash while performing a safety checkpoint on Hatcher Road.

From Press & Staff Reports

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department made a felony drug arrest earlier this month and recovered stolen guns in unrelated incidents.

The arrest was made the evening of Jan. 10 when sheriff’s deputies and the department’s … Read more

County supervisors hold brief meeting

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress Times

The Webster County Board of Supervisors met with a sales representative regarding the county’s tractors and related equipment during a brief meeting Jan. 20 at the Doss Building.

The board met with Robby … Read more

EHS Alumni Association schedules meeting

Bylaws adoption, election of officers planned

Special to the WPT

The EHS Alumni Association will meet Saturday, Feb. 7, at 10 a.m. at Eupora High School. To date, over 100 former students have joined the group in its endeavors to … Read more

Tree removal begins on courthouse site

FJH Logging crews cut timber on the future site of Webster County’s new courthouse in Walthall. There were working southwest of the Highway 9-50 intersection on Jan. 21.

From Staff Reports

WALTHALL — The first step toward construction of Webster County’s new courthouse began last week with timber cutting on the site by FJH Logging.

FJH moved in Jan. 21 to cut the timber on the nearly 7-acre … Read more

Financing community development issue for city


Message from Eupora’s Mayor

By Mayor Dan Burchfield
City of Eupora

Last week, I wrote to everyone about the present and future needs of our water system. In order to meet those needs, we are going to have to complete … Read more

100th Day of School


Eupora Elementary School students celebrated the 100th day of school on Jan. 16. Classes celebrating here are (right) Jackie McMullan’s Pre-K students and (above) Erin Carmichael’s kindergarten students. … Read more

Rehab Services



Toni Carole Powell, director of Rehabilitation Services at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora, … Read more

Healthy choices help grandparents age well

NMMC-Eupora Long Term Care celebrates National Hat Day
Residents at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Long Term Care celebrated National Hat Day with a party on Jan. 16. Kathy Bailey provided the hats for residents to wear.

By Keri Collins Lewis
MSU Ag Communications

Getting older can make chasing after the grandkids tougher, but positive choices now can make it possible to keep up with them for years to come.

David Buys, health specialist with the Mississippi … Read more

Planning makes healthy snacks easy for kids

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

Kids can prepare easy, nutritious after-school snacks with little or no cooking when parents plan ahead.

JACKSON – After school, most kids raid the kitchen before they hit the books. If fruit is not … Read more