Category: News

Obituary – Mrs. Beatrice Gatlin Trainor Edwards

Eupora, Ms. Mrs. Beatrice Gatlin Trainor Edwards, 88, retired homemaker, died February 3, 2016 at North Ms. Medical Center in Eupora, Ms. Graveside Services were held 2:00PM Saturday February 6, 2016 at West Shady Grove Cemetery in Webster County. Bro.…

Obituary – Mr. Larry Irvin Vance

Eupora, Ms. Mr. Larry Irvin Vance, 67, farmer, died February 5, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle in Columbus, Ms. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Monday February 8, 2016 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Webster Memorial…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 02/03/2016

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3 arrested on child abuse/neglect charges

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Three people have been arrested in Eupora in connection with a child abuse and neglect case involving a malnourished boy who was in critical condition as of Friday. The Webster County Sheriff’s Department stated…

County’s unemployment rate 8.3 percent

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County’s unemployment rate was up 1.6 percentage points in December, based on figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

OCC workshop

First Baptist Church of Eupora recently held its first Operation Christmas Child workshop, hosted by Gerry Hood (far right) who taught

City hires Bowen as park director

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora Board of Aldermen voted Monday night to hire Rusty Bowen as the city’s next park director on a part-time basis. His hiring followed an hour-long executive session to discuss personnel on the…

Rotary readers

Eupora Rotarians Dan Burchfield (left), mayor of Eupora, and Russell Hood (right), news editor of the Progress-Times, read books to the preschool class at V’s Peace,

MLK Day Parade

The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club and other organizations walk from the Maben Public Library for the MLK Day service , which was Jan. 18.