Category: News

County native selected for national leadership in nursing

From Press Reports The American Association of Nurse Practitioners has selected Mississippi University for Women’s Dr. Johnnie Sue Cooper Wijewardane as a 2016 fellow. AANP Fellows are a group of leaders whose scholarly and forward thinking contributions have led to…

Rotary honors Student of the Month

From Staff Reports The Eupora Rotary Club honored Courtney Hatcher as Rotary Student of the Month at its April 5 luncheon. She selected Teresa Whitaker as Teacher of the Month. Courtney’s clubs and activities at Eupora High School include the…

DECA assists with book drive

From School Reports WCCTC DECA members recently partnered with the United Way of North Central Mississippi in the “United We Read” book drive. The book drive was aimed at helping to promote reading and literacy of people of all ages…

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…