Category: News

Supervisors review courthouse plans

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County Board of Supervisors revised plans for the new courthouse on Feb. 1.

Adam Haver of JH&H Architects presented plans for the building as revised since he last met with the board … Read more

Lady Wolverines pick up two more victories

Mike Robertson/Courtesy
East Webster’s Charlie Brand (15) passes to a teammate while guarded by Eupora’s Makaylon Bean (1).

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The East Webster girls took Region 4-2A wins over Bruce (44-25) and Eupora (44-35) last week to move into the region tournament being played in Winona this week on a positive note.

“This was … Read more

Eupora High School boys take tight win over arch-rival Wolverines

Mike Robertson/Courtesy
Eupora’s Earlina Bingham (0) drives to the basket, guarded by East Webster’s Jernikki Jones (24) and Adryana Bell (22) February 12, 2016.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora boys split a pair of games last week, closing out the week with a crucial 50-45 win over East Webster after losing to Calhoun City 53-30 to begin the week.… Read more

WCCTC DECA attends District III Conference

WCCTC DECA members (front row) C. Windrick, J. Surma, K. Mitchell, C. Vaughn, C. Williamson, A. Helms, A. Vaughan, G. Blaylock, (back row) J. McKee, B. White, L. Dobbins, M. Huffman, H. Hitt and J. Richardson.

From School Reports

Fourteen members of the Webster County Career and Technology Center DECA attended the District III Career Development Conference at Itawamba Community College on the Belden campus on Jan. 21.… Read more

January Students


January Students of the Month at Eupora Elementary School were:… Read more

Maben storytime about zoo animals

Millie Peacock reads to Rani, Jonas and Andrew Scrivener, and Winters and Will Harper Norman. Mamie Norman slept through all the fun.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

The Feb. 5 story at the Maben Public Library was “Animals in the Zoo.”

We talked about the different animals and what we liked about them.… Read more

Ring time


Photo by Amanda Richardson

EHS Lady Eagles Slowpitch Softball team received their State Championship rings Fri. Feb. 12 at the Eupora vs East Webster Basketball game.… Read more

Storytime includes Valentine’s party

The children enjoy snacks after storytime.

By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

It was Valentine’s party time for 21 children attending storytime at Webster County Library on Feb. 10.

As the children arrived, they placed valentines in bags that had been prepared the week before.… Read more

Rotary honors Student of the Month

Dionne Hodges and Jessica Surma

From Staff Reports

The Eupora Rotary Club recognized Eupora High School senior Jessica Surma as Rotary Student of the Month at its Feb. 2 luncheon. She chose Dionne Hodges as Teacher of the Month.… Read more

Library Friends share antiques, memories

Antiques and memorabilia shared at the meeting.

For the WPT

On Feb. 8, members of Friends of Webster County Library met for their monthly meeting.

Each member brought antiques and memorabilia to share with the other members.… Read more