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Undefeated Memphis stuns Ole Miss 37-24

From school reports

MEMPHIS — Junior wide receiver Laquon Treadwell had a school record 14 catches for a career-high 144 yards, but No. 12 Ole Miss fell to No. 22 Memphis 37-24 Saturday afternoon at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. After … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Mary Boyles

Mrs. Mary Ethel Burson Boyles, 76, died Saturday, October 10, 2015 at her home in Mathiston. Funeral services were 2:00 pm Monday at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with burial in Clarkson Cemetery in Webster County. Rev. Willy Weddle … Read more

Legals – 10/21/15

INVITATION FOR BIDS
FOREST PRODUCTS FOR SALE
ON COUNTY SCHOOL LANDS

Sealed bids will be received by the Webster County School District, Eupora, Mississippi up to and not later than 10:15 A. M. on November 2nd, 2015 for the right … Read more

Obituary – Mr. John Roberson

Cumberland, MS

Mr. John Thomas Roberson, 79, died October 11, 2015 at his residence. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Wednesday October 14, 2015 at Mathiston First Baptist Church with burial in Roberson Family Cemetery. Rev. Wade Stevens and Rev. William … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Margaret Chrismond

Brandon, MS

On the evening of Oct. 9, 2015, Margaret Boucher Chrismond, 92, passed away at River Oaks Hospital in Flowood, Ms. with family at her bedside.

Funeral Services were held 11:00AM Tuesday Oct. 13th. at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel … Read more

Enterprise director meets with supervisors

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The new executive director of the Regional Economic Enterprise of Mississippi introduced herself to the Webster County Board of Supervisors last week.… Read more

Children have a ghostly storytime

The children make scarecrows at storytime.

By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

Children arrived at Webster County Library on Oct. 7 eager to participate in storytime activities. They engaged in the regular pre-storytime ritual of visiting with friends and playing with puzzles.… Read more

School Board approves policy revisions

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board approved six policy revisions at a previous meeting.

The Sept. 21 minutes reflect that the board approved revisions to these policies, which had been tabled: “Authority for Emergency Closings,” “Purchasing Procedures – … Read more

Burglars hit Dollar General again

From Staff Reports

Eupora’s Dollar General was burglarized last week for the second time in five years, with the culprits stealing thousands of dollars.

The most recent burglary at the store occurred between 11 p.m. Oct. 7 and 5 a.m. … Read more