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Library celebrates Dr. Seuss’ birthday

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Public Library Dr. Seuss’ birthday was celebrated for two weeks at the Webster County Public Library. On Feb. 27, the Cat in the Hat paid a visit to the library and read his story…

Why I support Relay for Life

By Wendy Cook Accounting Chairman Webster County Relay for Life When my husband retired, we fulfilled his dream of moving back to his hometown of Eupora. We live here now, among friends and neighbors, and count our blessings when we…

Board approves student transfer

From Staff Reports The Webster County School Board approved a student transfer at a previous meeting. Its Feb. 11 meeting minutes reflect that Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar presented a request from Angela Sinko for her daughter, Madalyn Sinko, to…

EES dedicates Jones-Foard Wing

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The main wing of Eupora Elementary School was dedicated last week in memory of the late O.D. Jones and Wiley Mae Foard. The memory and dedication ceremony for the Jones-Foard Wing was Feb. 28…

Drug Court completes statewide system

From Press Reports The creation of a drug court for the Fifth Circuit Court District completes statewide coverage of drug courts in Mississippi. All 22 Circuit Court districts now operate drug courts. Circuit judges Joseph Loper of Ackerman and Clarence…

Traffic stop leads to meth arrests

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Two local men face charges after the discovery of drugs and a working meth lab during a traffic stop. Webster County Sheriff Tim Mitchell said after receiving a report of a suspicious vehicle on…

Profile 2013 submissions requested

The Progress-Times will publish its annual Profile edition on March 28. The theme of this tribute to our community is “Inspire Tomorrow.” We invite anyone interested to submit information, features or photos about their civic club, church, non-profit organization, community…

EWH grad Shenanigan’s Parade ‘colleen’ 2013

From Press Reports Kristin Young of Gulfport, a graduate of East Webster High School, has been elected as the 2013 Shenanigan’s Parade and events “colleen.” Sponsored by the Mississippi Gulf Coast chapter of Quota International, Shenanigan’s is a family-oriented parade…