Category: News

Obituary – Mrs. Virginia Duncan

Virginia Duncan

Mantee, MS

Virginia Johnson Duncan, 93, passed away Monday, October 5, 2015 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora. She was born May 14, 1922 in Mantee, MS to David Wesley Johnson and Edna Lee Scott Johnson. She … Read more

Obituaries – 10/14/15

Daisy M. Algood
Oct. 3, 2005
Services for Daisy M. Algood, 88, of Eupora were Oct. 5, 2015, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Scott Broughton officiating. Burial was in Doty Springs Cemetery in Attala County.… Read more


Notice of sale is hereby given in accordance with the Mississippi State statutes governing the sale of abandoned vehicles. The vehicle listed below will be sold along with all contents of the listed vehicle for wrecker service … Read more

911 Calls – 10/14/15

Oct. 5
7:58 a.m., medical, Dobbs Street; Emergency Medical Services, Mathiston FD respond.
10:29 a.m., medical, North Lake Circle; EMS, Eupora FD respond.
1:36 pm., domestic dispute, Union Church Road; Webster SO responds.… Read more

Jail docket – 10/14/15

Oct. 5
Melissa Cummings, DOB 07-14-86, WF; Webster 9: domestic violence/simple assault.
Heather R. Suggs, DOB 12-08-82, WF; Mississippi Department of Corrections: hold for transfer.
Jeremiah W. Milligan, DOB 03-27-78, WM; Mathiston PD: hindering prosecution: 72-hour hold for questioning (released … Read more

EES principal updates Rotarians

Powell and Rotary program chairman Wanda Thomas

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Chip Powell says he is excited about being principal at Eupora Elementary School and having a chance to make at impact at home.

The first-year principal at EES, who addressed the Eupora Rotary Club … Read more

Ballot includes Initiative 42 measure

From Staff Reports

Absentee voting is now underway for the Nov 3 general election that includes various local and statewide races.

Absentee ballots can be mailed to anyone 65 or older or those individuals who have a temporary or permanent … Read more

County receives $3 million courthouse appraisal award

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Although the matter is still in litigation, Webster County has received an additional award of a little over $3 million for its courthouse insurance claim.

Attorney Tina Nicholson announced the settlement on behalf of … Read more

Mississippi architects elect 2016 leaders


From Press & Staff Reports

The Mississippi Chapter of the American Institute of Architects is proud to congratulate and introduce its newly elected 2016 executive committee and board of directors.

The six-member board of directors includes Craig Bjorgum, AIA of … Read more