News

EES student attends presidential inauguration

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A Eupora Elementary School student witnessed history firsthand when she attended the second inauguration of President Barack Obama last month. Sixth-grader Kyla Patterson heard the president deliver his inaugural address and took part in…

School Board approves agreement

From Staff Reports The county School Board has formally agreed to let supervisors use its boardroom because of last month’s courthouse fire. School Board minutes show that members approved a recommendation from Superintendent Jack Treloar on Feb. 4 to enter…

Eupora architect honored as AIA Fellow

From Press, Staff Reports The 2013 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects has elevated Belinda Stewart, FAIA, to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the profession. 2013…

MDA advises on economic development alliance

From Staff Reports ACKERMAN — With a proposed regional economic development partnership still undecided, the Choctaw County Economic Development District and Foundation looked to Kathy Gelston for guidance. Supervisors in Webster, Choctaw and Montgomery counties voted last fall to contract…

Library patrons may download e-books

From Press Reports The new year has brought new services to the Webster County Public Library with e-books and a new web page. The Tombigbee Regional Library System, which includes the Webster County Public Library, has received a Library Services…

City, county consider courtroom agreement

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Eupora and Webster County officials are working to formalize an agreement for the county’s use of the municipal courtroom. Mayor Tommy Lott, at Monday night’s Board of Aldermen meeting, said the county has already…

Church News

Eupora FBC David Jeremiah: Dr. David Jeremiah will be at the BancorpSouth Center in Tupelo on April 25 and FBC Eupora plans to take a bus to the free event. Anyone who would like to attend should call the church…

Calendar of Events

Brunswick stew fundraiser set The Clarkson-Fame Volunteer Fire Department will be having another Brunswick stew fundraiser to raise money for purchase of equipment and maintenance of the department. The fundraiser will be Feb. 9 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Donations of…

EES wing named after Jones, Foard

From Staff Reports A wing of Eupora Elementary School has been named in memory of two former principals at the school. Approval was given at the Jan. 15 meeting of the Webster County School Board. Minutes reflect that President Bobby…

Threadgill Maben Methodist Men’s speaker

By Terry Harpole MABEN — Maben Methodist Church had a kind of special homecoming Jan. 27. The speaker for the men’s breakfast meeting was the Rev. Jim Threadgill, who is no stranger to this community. It was back in 1998,…