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Retreat host site for Leadercast

By Sylvia Dickson French Camp Academy Development Office   Rising Son Retreat Center in French Camp is the official host site of the 2016 Central Mississippi Leadercast simulcast on May 6. Leadercast ( is the nation’s largest one-day leadership event,…

School Board accepts bank bids

From Staff Reports The Webster County School Board has accepted bank bids for the next fiscal year, minutes reflect. After discussing the bids March 21, the board approved Superintendent Jack Treloar’s recommendation to accept CB&S Bank and Bank of Kilmichael 

Obituary – Mrs. Tommie Charlene Hodges

Tommie Charlene Hodges, age 52, of Eupora, MS passed away April 14, 2016, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora, Mississippi. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Tommie Ethelene Hodges of Eupora; sisters, Sarah Davis and S

Legals – 04/20/2016

SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on July 23, 2007, Steven Allen Hollenhead and Angel Leigh Hollenhead, husband and wife, executed a certain deed of trust to Emmett James House or Bill R. McLaughlin, Trustee for the benefit of Regions…

Obituaries – 04/27/2016

Paul L. Snider April 11, 2016 Services for Paul Laveral Snider, 75, of Maben, formerly of Wiggins, were April 16, 2016, at Moore Funeral Service in Wiggins. Burial was in Finley Cemetery.

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 04/13/2016

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Cancer survivors share hope for future

From Press Reports The men pictured above are some of the cancer survivors in our community; they all share backgrounds that include doctors’ visits, various treatments and possible surgery.

City enacts billboard moratorium

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora Board of Aldermen has banned construction of billboards for three months while legislation regulating the signs is drafted.

Deputy saves couple from house fire

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A Webster County deputy is being credited with saving the lives of a sleeping couple whose house had caught on fire. The fire occurred about 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the 1293 Barnett

2 face burglary, narcotics charges

From Press & Staff Reports An investigation into a trespassing call led to the arrest of two people on burglary and narcotics charges, according to the Webster County Sheriff’s Department.