Board announces progress with courthouse claim

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Board of Supervisors has reached an agreement with Atlantic Specialty Insurance Co. regarding certain aspects of the county’s property insurance claim for the loss of the Webster County Courthouse.

The agreement establishes a … Read more

County jobless rate 10.1 percent


By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The unemployment rate for Webster County fell one-tenth of a percentage point to 10.1 percent in September, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The revised jobless rate was 10.2 percent in August, … Read more

Yard of the month


The Maben Home and Garden Club has placed the Yard of the Month sign in the yard of David and Linda Young. … Read more

Reindeer Run upcoming

Photo: Gwen Sisson

What will Mr. Reindeer’s name be? Angela Avent-White and Mr. Reindeer stopped by First Baptist Church of Eupora’s preschool class to encourage the students to run with Mr. Reindeer in Eupora’s first Reindeer Race set … Read more

Teacups and Tulips



Participating in the ribbon cutting for Teacups and Tulips in Eupora are … Read more

Scenes of Fall

Fall trees near the Highway.

These scenes of the local landscape were taken one day earlier this fall around Webster County.… Read more

‘Witches, Witches’


Arriving in their Halloween costumes, they gathered in the meeting room to sing “Witches, Witches” and listen to Ms. Pat read “Witches, Witches,” a story about … Read more

Students of the Month

, obedience: (front row) Kaitlyn Lamb, Cancy Abbott, Rivers Turner, Sproles Stewart, Duke Gary, Caden Jackson, Star Barnes, Aah’Lantis Yates, Eliza Boatman, (middle row) Jaquavios Shelton, Olivia White, Blakelyn Weeks, Tyler Evans, (back row) Parish Daniels, Kamya Glaspie, Jaklyn Carr, Christopher Allen, Lillian Winter, Estra Herard, Rett Embry, Tabitha Manns, Annelise Davis, Lyndell Boatman and Harleigh Anthony.

These Eupora Elementary School students were chosen by their teachers for exemplifying the character trait of October… Read more