In-house absentee voting
Webster County Circuit Clerk Deborah Hood Neal announces that the circuit clerk’s office in Eupora will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 9, for in-house absentee voting in the May 12 special congressional election.… Read more
Counties like state inmates
Mississippi’s new corrections commissioner says it makes no financial sense to pay counties to house and work state inmates when he has open beds at the 17 state-run Community Work Centers.
Therefore, come Aug. 1, Marshall … Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
Sometimes my weekly column is based on something that I have recently studied, and that is the case for this week. William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) is the Tippecanoe in the … Read more
Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago: May 9, 1940
Farmers Getting Results from Jacks
As a result of the livestock improvement program started and financed by the FSA five years ago among low-income farmers of Webster … Read more
6:15 a.m., something in road, College Street; Mathiston PD responds.
11:39 a.m., medical, Airport Road; EMS, Eupora FD respond.
3:01 p.m., medical, East Walnut; EMS responds.… Read more
From Press Reports
Two Eupora residents have been initiated into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
Kenneth Newton was initiated at Mississippi State University and Rana … Read more
By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress Times
With Madison St. Joseph in the rearview mirror, the East Webster High School tennis team can now set its focus directly on the prize — winning a second consecutive MHSAA Class 2A State … Read more
From Press & Staff Reports
Tea Party Express, the nation’s largest Tea Party political action committee, is endorsing Eupora’s Henry Ross for Congress in Mississippi’s 1st District.
Tea Party Express Executive Director Taylor Budowich said, “In recent years, Mississippi has … Read more
Webster County poll workers for the May 12 special election for U.S. House of Representatives 1st Congressional District. First name listed is manager:
Eupora No. 1: Community House —Kaliska Marshall, Elizabeth Ann Hubbard, Sandra Head, Annette Roberts.
Bluff … Read more
For the Progress-Times
Residents of Westwood Park Apartments in Eupora attended an educational event by the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery, and Webster Counties on April 21.
They learned about the impact of secondhand smoke through a presentation by … Read more