Category: News

EES honor roll

Eupora Elementary School has released its Honor Roll for the second nine weeks:

A Honor Roll
First Grade: Paisley Anderson, Macon Ballard, Bronnor Bingham, Tripp Boatman, Gracie Dean, Sophia Flores, Jaxson Galloway, Duke Gary, Janila Gunn, Xavian Hughes, Caden Jackson, … Read more

City stops private rental of Depot

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Depot will no longer be available for private rental following action last week by the Board of Aldermen.

Upon Mayor Dan Burchfield’s recommendation, the board voted Jan. 4 to stop renting the … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Johnnie Mae Stevenson

McCool, MS

Johnnie Mae Stevenson, 87, a retired plant supervisor at Angelica, passed away Wednesday December 30, 2015 at the Choctaw County Regional Medical Center in Ackerman. MS. Mrs. Stevenson was born July 29, 1928 in Choctaw County. She was … Read more

Legals – 01/13/2016

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WEBSTER COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF
VIRGINIA J. DUNCAN, DECEASED CAUSE NO. 2015-167… Read more

Obituary – Mr. Clifton A. Holland

West Point, MS

Mr. Clifton A. Holland, 78, passed away on January 8, 2016, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Mr. Clifton was born April 5, 1937, in Webster County, the son of the late Clint B. and … Read more

Obituaries – 01/13/2016

Carl Thomas ‘TC’ Childress
Dec. 31, 2015
Services for Carl Thomas “TC” Childress, 23, of Stewart were Jan. 3, 2016, at Wise-Reed Funeral Home in Eupora with the Rev. Terry Wills officiating. Burial was in William Springs Cemetery in Choctaw … Read more

Mitchell sworn in as Circuit Court judge

Mitchell takes the oath of office from Loper.

From staff reports

George M. Mitchell Jr. of Eupora was sworn in as the junior circuit court judge for the 5th Circuit Court District on Friday.

Gov. Phil Bryant appointed Mitchell on Dec. 18 to fill the unexpired term that … Read more

Supervisors hold 1st meeting of term

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
Newly elected and re-elected Webster County officials were sworn in Dec. 30 at the Eupora Community Center. The Rev. Hugh Bland gave the invocation and all present recited the Pledge of Allegiance before the swearing-in ceremony. Chancellor Kenny Burns administers the oath of office to Supervisors Randy Rico (District 3), Eudy Morris (District 1), Pat Cummings (District 2), Paul Crowley (District 4) and Doug Burgess (District 5). See Page 15 for additional swearing-in photos.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Supervisors elected board officers and rehired county employees at their first meeting of the year and their new term of office on Monday.… Read more

Taking office

Supervisors Randy Rico (District 3), Eudy Morris (District 1), Pat Cummings (District 2), Paul Crowley (District 4) and Doug Burgess (District 5)

STAFF PHOTOS/RUSSELL HOOD

Newly elected and re-elected Webster County officials were sworn in Dec. 30… Read more