Category: News

Obituary – Mr. Bobby Earl Burns

Brandon, MS

Bobby Earl Burns, 75, passed away Fri. Oct. 30, 2015 at the Brandon Court Nursing Home in Brandon, MS. Visitation was held on Sun. Nov. 1, 2015 from 2pm-5pm and on Mon. Nov. 2, 2015 from 9am-9:45am at … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Sammy “Sam” Bowie

Sammie E. Bowie died Monday, October 26, 2015 at NMMC Tupelo, MS. He was 60 years old. Mr. Sam Bowie lived in Ackerman for most of his life, but moved to Eupora about 3 years ago. He was a truck … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Bernard Wallace “B.W.” Hill

West Point, MS

Mr. Bernard Wallace “B.W.” Hill was born March 28, 1924, in Vardaman and spent his childhood in Bruce as the son of the late Avery Alexander and Naomi Brown Hill. He moved with his family to West … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Jackie Stafford

Eupora, Ms.

Mr. Jackie Stafford, 67, press operator with Luvata Mfg. in Grenada, Ms., died October 26, 2015 at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo, Ms.. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Thursday October 29, 2015 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial … Read more

BC awareness walk

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The Eupora Head Start Center observed “Pink Thursday” on Oct. 22 … Read more

General election set for Tuesday

From Staff Reports

Webster County voters will face a lengthy ballot when they return to the polls in Tuesday’s general election, with candidates ranging from constable to governor. The ballot will also include an education initiative.… Read more

County gives courthouse architects go-ahead

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County Board of Supervisors has directed an architectural firm to move forward with developing plans for the new courthouse in Walthall.

The action came during a recessed meeting Friday, when the board … Read more

Board sets another blight hearing

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora leaders continue to deal with enforcement of the city’s blight ordinance —wanting to make sure the process is followed correctly.

On Oct. 3, the Board of Aldermen authorized City Attorney Jacqueline Meek to … Read more