Category: News

Perfect attendance

October winners: Stetson Perkins, Emma Jennings, Barrett Gregg, Brelyn Blessike, Hayden Graham, Keagan Duckworth and Jakoby Crowley winning $50 iTunes card

These East Webster Elementary School students had perfect … Read more

Unsolved mystery baffles some historians

WF Brantley

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

No it’s not going to be on the TV drama show, Unsolved Mysteries, anytime soon, but the death of Brigadier General William Felix Brantley of the Confederate States Army (C.S.A.) is still one of … Read more

Central Mississippi Inc. loses Head Start

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson
Editor and Publisher
The Winona Times

WINONA — Central Mississippi Inc. has been terminated as the overseeing agency of the Head Start and Early Head Start programs in six counties, including Webster.

According to Patrick Fisher, … Read more

Former French Camp standout Hosket signs with SEMO

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

After a frustrating freshman year at Itawamba Community College in 2014, former French Camp Academy football standout Jesse Hosket transferred to East Central Community College for the 2015 season and found a home.… Read more

Eagles split pair headed into EW Christmas tourney

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School boys basketball team split a pair of contests last week, while the Lady Eagles lost both games they played.

Both Eupora squads will be taking part in the East Webster … Read more

Dear Santa – 2015

Dear Santa,
I have been a very good boy this year! I would like a Bruder Police Jeep for Christmas this year. I hope you and Mrs. Claus are doing well!
Love, Brewer Mann

Dear Santa,
I’ve tried to stay … Read more

Community blood drive upcoming

From Press Reports

Mississippi Blood Services will be holding a community blood drive in Eupora from noon-6 p.m. Tuesday.

The MBS Donor Coach will be at the SuperValu in Eupora. Donors will receive a T-shirt and a gift card (while … Read more

Congressional Contacts

1st District U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly
Phone: 662-841-8808 or 202-225-4306
Local Field Office: Eupora Depot (middle room), 855 S. Dunn
Mail: 1427 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515
Website:… Read more

Time Capsules – 12/23/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Dec. 26, 1940

Girls’ Auxiliary Have Christmas Party
Mrs. Hugh Curry entertained with a lovely children’s party for the members of the Girls’ Auxiliary of the Baptist Church at her … Read more

Calendar of Events – 12/23/2015

Swearing-in of county officials
Webster County elected officials for 2016-19 will be sworn in at 1 p.m. Dec. 30 at the Eupora Community Center. Chancellor Kenny Burns will administer the oaths of office.… Read more