Category: News

Board amends Volunteer Fire Levy Fund

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County Board of Supervisors amended the Volunteer Fire Levy Fund and discussed health insurance at a recessed meeting Monday.

After a discussion with county Fire Coordinator Barry Rushing, the board voted to … Read more

Head Start and Early Head Start classes canceled indefinitely

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson
Editor and Publisher
The Winona Times

WINONA – When classes at Head Start and Early Head Start facilities in Montgomery, Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Holmes and Webster counties will reopen is uncertain at this time, according to … Read more

Club announces PPK Sectional winners

PPK winners (front) Jeb Sisk, first place in 8-9 age group; Carson Norwood, second place in 10-11 age group; (back) Nick Martin, first place for 12-13 age group; and Victor Mitchell, second place in 14-15 age group.

By Jane Collins, Secretary
Maben Lions Club

The Maben Lions Club sponsored the winners of the local contest at the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick Sectional level competition at Tupelo High School football field on Nov. 1.

All of our … Read more

Speaker addresses club about being creative

Collins addresses the Maben Home and Garden Club at The Sandwich Shop in Eupora.

From the Maben
Home and Garden Club

The Maben Home and Garden Club traveled over to The Sandwich Shop in Eupora for the Nov. 17 meeting.

Mrs. Jackie Christopher was the leader for the event and gave the welcome to … Read more

Rotary Club partners with V’s

(Above) Rotarian Earl Johnson reads a book to students at V's Peace, Love and Happy Faces as part of the Between the Lions preschool reading preparation program.

Rotarian Mia Pogue reads to students at V’s.

From Press & Staff Reports

The Eupora Rotary Club has partnered with V’s Peace, Love and Happy Faces in sponsoring and participating in Between the Lions.… Read more

Firefighters respond to house fires

The Mathiston Fire Department extinguished a blaze at this house on Lollars Grove Road. Eupora FD was dispatched to assist.

From Staff Reports

Area fire department responded to at least three house fires in November.

Dexter and Darline Burton Jones of 81 Sand Hill Road, Maben, lost their home in a fire Nov. 7. Cumberland, Mathiston and Maben fire departments … Read more

Children enjoy Thanksgiving storytime


By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

Even on a cool rainy Wednesday morning, children look forward to coming to the Webster County Public Library in Eupora.… Read more

Bank of Kilmichael


The Bank of Kilmichael celebrates the Nov. 6 grand opening of its new branch in Eupora with a ribbon cutting. Bank officers and employees, city and county officials and others turned out for the ceremony. Representing the Bank … Read more

Fire safety


Eupora Fire had a great time with the children at V’s Peace, … Read more