County adopts 2014-15 budget

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County Board of Supervisors held its public hearing on the county budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year before approving in the boardroom at the Doss Building last Friday.

District 4 Supervisor Paul … Read more

Large crowd attends Harvest Festival

Festival-goers admire cars at the car show

By Terry Harpole

After having four festivals, the Mathiston Civic League held its second Summer Harvest Festival in the town park Saturday.

To anyone walking around, the midway of the Midsouth Fair in Southaven might have come in mind, with … Read more

City board adopts new budget

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Board of Aldermen has adopted the city’s fiscal 2015 budget and tax millage with no increase.

Aldermen adopted the 2014-15 budget and a tax millage resolution in separate 4-0 votes Sept. 11, … Read more

WCSD enrollment up for 4th year running

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress Times

The Webster County School District is proud to announce that enrollment for the 2014-15 school year has increased, making this the fourth consecutive year for this trend.

The school district as a whole … Read more

4-H club hosts Military Health Fair

Aleah Graham checks the blood pressure of Richard Jones, who is retired from the U.S. Navy, and John Jones, a Mississippi State University employee, as Akeah Graham records information to give to the participants.

The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club hosted a Military Health Fair on Sept. 6 from 8 a.m. until noon and the 7th from 1-5 p.m. for members and their families to celebrate Community Days of Service.… Read more

Gibson Street COG celebrates 35th anniversary

From Gibson Street COG

Gibson Street Church of God, under the pastoral leadership of Minister Glenda B. Mays, located in Eupora, celebrated its 35th church anniversary on Aug, 23 and 24.

The celebration began on Saturday morning with the annual … Read more

WWII veteran Bishop celebrates 90th birthday

Bishop visits with Shirley and Billy Carpenter at his birthday party. Billy Carpenter is fellow former Marine who went with Bishop to Washington in 2011 to visit the National World War II Memorial. The Carpenters had just returned from a Marine Corps reunion in Charleston, S.C.

By Dottie Dewberry

“From their debut in 1775 when the Second Continental Congress passed a resolution creating “two Battalions of Marines to be raised,” the United States Marine Corps has earned the world’s respect as an elite and reliable fighting … Read more

Wedding – Mason/McCain

Mr. Corey McCain and MS. Brandy Michelle Mason.

Mrs. Tammi and Mr. Tommy Mason are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Brandy Michelle Mason to Mr. Corey McCain.

Brandy is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Pickett and the late Mr. and Mrs. … Read more

EHS Homecoming Parade



Eupora High School celebrates Homecoming 2014 with a parade and downtown pep rally. Eupora Elementary students also participated in Friday morning’s parade and Bre Hunter was crowned Homecoming Queen that night. The Homecoming theme was “A Night … Read more