Category: News

Eupora native shot to death in Bruce

From Press and Staff Reports A Calhoun County couple is facing the death penalty in connection with the fatal shooting in Bruce of a former Eupora resident. Capital murder charges were filed Thursday against JaShon Coleman, 21, of Derma, and…

Three charged in related burglaries

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Webster County Sheriff’s Department has made three arrests in connection with a set of burglaries in the northwest part of the county. The burglaries occurred in the Center and Edgeworth communities, according to…

Eupora Eagles qualify for first-round of state tournament

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times When the dust had settled in the Region 4-2A Basketball Tournament held at Winona High School last week, the Eupora High School boys came out with the No. 4 seed, but head coach Danya…

Gary Park workday

JODI MAY Eupora Park Director Rusty Bowen (far left) and volunteers prepare the grounds and facilities at Gary Park for upcoming events. The volunteers —

Committees start the week ready for deadlines

By Rep. Joey Hood Committees got off to a quick start this week in preparation for the February 23 deadline. If a bill is not passed out of committee by February 23, then it is dead for the session. The…

DAR speaker

Janis Suggs Dyson, author of “Turning Clay Into History:

Economic Development 101 event held recently

From Press Reports Despite the winter thunderstorm on Jan. 21, community leaders and elected officials from Choctaw and Webster counties attended Economic Development 101 presented by Stephanie Hamby of TVA Economic Development’s Community Development team.

Maben Library decorated for Easter

For the WPT The Maben Public Library was recently decorated with Easter motif for the upcoming holiday season as Easter falls on March 27 this year.

‘Goldilocks’ featured at storytime

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library Ms. Pat chose a favorite fairy tale, “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” to read to the children during storytime at Webster Library on Feb. 17.