Category: News

County’s unemployment rate 6.6 percent

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate decreased two-tenths of a percentage point to 6.6 percent in September, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.… Read more

Mediation set for courthouse claim

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County officials will travel to Jackson next week for another mediation session regarding the courthouse insurance lawsuit,

Those dealing with the county’s claim for the burned courthouse will meet in Jackson at 9 … Read more



Children disguised as fairy tale characters, super heroes, pumpkins and animals arrived at Webster County Library on Oct. 28, to participate in the Halloween party. … Read more

Lions screen vision


The Eupora Lions Club screens the vision of students at Eupora Elementary School. … Read more

Mississippi HomeCare


Mississippi HomeCare of Eupora celebrates its new location with a ribbon cutting. … Read more

Friends of Library hosting Dyre

Arnold Dyre

From Press Reports

Friends of the Library will host Arnold Dyre at 11 a.m. Monday at the Webster County Public Library in Eupora.

Dyre, a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, is a retired lawyer turned writer who has two … Read more

Field position, tough defense leads East Webster to 21-0 win in Maroon Bowl

Wolverine ball carrier moves down field as a host of Eagles go for the tackle.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

While the real estate business might be all about location, location, location, the Maroon Bowl played between homestanding East Webster and arch-rival Eupora on Friday night came down to field position, field position, field … Read more

‘Incredible Owls’ at Maben storytime

Will Harper, Winters Norman, Madelynn Avent, Ms. Mary and Brayden Avent

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

“Who, who… likes owls? Our story Oct. 16 was “Incredible Owls.”… Read more

Wedding: Mohan-McRee


Carley Susann Mohan and Mark Majure McRee were united in marriage on August 1, 2015 at half past six in the evening at Fondren Church in Jackson, with Reverend Robert Green officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Ms. Patricia … Read more

EW’s Patterson ready to play for EMCC Lady Lions

Members of the EMCC women's basketball team are: Front Row (L-R): Tianna Germain, Cam Campbell, Jessica Wilbourn, Ki-Ki Patterson, Bre Jernigan, T.J. Harper, Anissia May. Back Row (L-R): Gabrielle Cole, Kimmie Jackson, Coco Hobson, Head Coach Sharon Thompson, Assistant Coach Michael Morgan, Quantesha Patterson, Chenya Sealey, Camry Jones.

From school reports

SCOOBA – Unlike a year ago when they began the campaign with a roster full of newcomers, the East Mississippi Community College Lady Lions will open the much-anticipated basketball season with a handful of familiar faces under … Read more