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Enjoy family fun at Mulberry Festival

From the Mathiston Civic League The 2016 Mulberry Festival will be Saturday, May 21, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Mathiston Park. It is sponsored by Mathiston Civic League. Booth spots are available for $10 for a 12-foot-by-12-foot space and…

Luminaria Ceremony part of Relay

From Press Reports Webster County’s eighth Relay for Life is set for Friday, May 6. It will begin at 4:30 p.m. with the Luminaria Ceremony beginning at 9 p.m. This year, this countywide event will be in the Family Life…

Officials discuss economic development

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Supervisors and municipal officials in the county met together Monday afternoon concerning an unidentified economic development project. They gathered at the Doss Building in Eupora for a meeting of the Webster County Board of…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 04/20/2016

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Children found at scene of meth lab

From Press & Staff Reports Seven children were found on property with a meth lab in the Cumberland area last week, according to the Webster County Sheriff’s Department. This report is based on a press release from the WCSD and…

‘The Arts in April’

PHOTOS BY LYN BLAYLOCK (Left and Bottom) Some Eupora High School students view artwork on display during “The Arts in April,” which organizers said was a success.

Pedestrian hit by 18-wheeler improves

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A pedestrian injured in what authorities described as a hit-and-run accident in Webster County is now in good condition. The accident occurred about 4:20 p.m. April 13 on U.S. 82 near Tomnolen. Trooper 1st…

Eupora’s Rollins signs with Hendrix College

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Of the 200 letters Josh Rollins’ father typed up and sent to college coaches across the country, one of them crossed the desk of Hendrix College head baseball coach Neil Groat. It was that…

Looking back at Lodi

Despite a rainy April 11 Monday morning, members of Friends of Webster Library gathered to

County’s unemployment rate 6.6 percent

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County’s unemployment rate dropped 1.7 percentage points in February, based on figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. February’s unemployment rate was 6.6 percent, compared to 8.3 percent in January. The…