Category: News

County awards bid for courthouse demolition

Board reviews preliminary plans for new courthouse

The Webster County Board of Supervisors awarded a bid for demolition of the old courthouse and reviewed plans for its replacement during a recessed meeting Jan. 19.

Seven bids were received for demolition … Read more

Health Department changes county clinic hours

From Press Reports

The Mississippi State Department of Health announces new county clinic hours effective Monday. Most services will still be offered, but not necessarily on a daily basis.

MSDH will no longer be enrolling new maternity patients, as patients … Read more

Congressman opens local field office

Field representative Willy Weddle and U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly talk with Ron Bennett, president of The Enterprise and Choctaw County Economic Development District boards, at the open house for Kelly’s district office in the Eupora Depot.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A large crowd from Webster and area counties turned out Friday morning for a ribbon cutting and open house at U.S Rep. Trent Kelly’s district office in the Eupora Depot.

The office is located … Read more

GLC entertainment


Residents had a fun-filled day Jan. 20 at Golden LivingCenter-Eupora thanks to Melvin Mordecai of Halcyon Hospice. … Read more

Throw out excuses when it comes to eating greens


By Brittany Jacks
MSU Extension

STARKVILLE, Miss. – They may not wear tights and capes, but greens are super foods.

Kale, collards, spinach, broccoli, cabbage, turnip greens, Swiss chard, mustard greens and all types of lettuce are good sources of … Read more

Rotary Classic Rodeo tickets available

The Rotary Classic Rodeo will be Feb. 12 and 13 at the Mississippi Horse Park in Starkville. Tickets are available from Eupora Rotary Club members or at NMMC-Eupora.

From Staff Reports

The Eupora Rotary Club is partnering with the Starkville Rotary Club to host the Rotary Classic Rodeo, which will be Feb. 12 and 13 at the Mississippi Horse Park in Starkville.

North Mississippi Medical Center is a … Read more

Milk provides great taste, good health benefits

Milk, such as this pictured with the Mississippi State University award-winning dairy herd, is rich in vitamin D and calcium. (Photo by Kevin Hudson/MSU Ag Communications)

By Brittany Jacks
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Drinking a beverage that tastes delicious and has good nutritional value is like having your cake and eating it, too.

Brent Fountain, associate professor of food science, nutrition and health promotion … Read more

Set healthy priorities to balance life, work


By Brittany Jacks
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Creating a healthy balance between work and life is essential to being more productive and focused.

David Buys, health specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service and researcher with the … Read more

Webster County Student of the Month


On Jan. 19, Webster County School Board recognized Drew Richardson as the Student of the Month. Drew, a junior at Eupora High School, is the son of … Read more