Category: News

Obituary – Mrs. Ella Mae Breland

Mathiston, MS

Mrs. Ella Mae Breland, 92, passed away on November 16, 2015, at her residence in Mathiston. Mrs. Ella Mae was born May 27, 1923, in Clay County, the daughter of the late Clarence and Maybell Gregg Coggins. She … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Martha LaNelle Brown O’Neal

Eupora, MS

Mrs. Martha Lanelle Brown O’Neal, 75, of Eupora, MS passed away Thursday, November 19, 2015 at her home. Mrs. O’Neal retired from teaching after 48 years as an English and French high school teacher at Eupora High School, … Read more

Legals – 11/25/15

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’ S SALE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY OF WEBSTER WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated May 12, 2010, executed by JACK D. GRAY AND … Read more

Head Start under investigation in county

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson and Tish Butts
The Winona Times

WINONA – Head Start and Early Head Start classes in Montgomery, Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Holmes, and Webster counties are temporarily suspended after the federal Office of Head Start suspended Central … Read more

Flags for the Fallen

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STAFF PHOTOS/RUSSELL HOOD
Army veteran Jimmy Farley posts an American flag alongside others representing fallen soldiers from Webster County. He and other veterans posted the flags during the Veterans Day … Read more

Courthouse insurance settlement reached

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County has reached a final settlement of remaining insurance claims involving the burned courthouse in Walthall.

The Board of Supervisors voted Monday to “accept the sum of $1.3 million in full settlement of … Read more

Board sets county road speed limits

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Board of Supervisors has officially set speed limits for Webster County roads.

Supervisors did so after consultation with County Engineer Karl Grubb on Nov. 2. They set these speed limits for roads in … Read more

City orders demolition of house

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora leaders have again taken formal action to rid the city of a blighted house.

At the Nov. 2 meeting of the Eupora Board of Aldermen, members instructed City Attorney Jacqueline Meek to start … Read more

MSBA rep addresses School Board

Eupora Elementary School student Rett Embry (front, third from l.) displays his plaque as Webster County Board of Education Student of the Month. With him are his parents, Patton and Allison Embry, sister Anna Elizabeth, grandmother Kathy Embry, EES Principal Chip Powell, Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar and board members .

From Staff Reports

A representative of the Mississippi School Boards Association addressed the Webster County School Board about online policy services during its first monthly meeting.

Mike Flynn from the MSBA addressed the board regarding the progress of the school … Read more