Category: News

Firefighters respond to house fires

The Mathiston Fire Department extinguished a blaze at this house on Lollars Grove Road. Eupora FD was dispatched to assist.

From Staff Reports

Area fire department responded to at least three house fires in November.

Dexter and Darline Burton Jones of 81 Sand Hill Road, Maben, lost their home in a fire Nov. 7. Cumberland, Mathiston and Maben fire departments … Read more

Children enjoy Thanksgiving storytime


By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

Even on a cool rainy Wednesday morning, children look forward to coming to the Webster County Public Library in Eupora.… Read more

Bank of Kilmichael


The Bank of Kilmichael celebrates the Nov. 6 grand opening of its new branch in Eupora with a ribbon cutting. Bank officers and employees, city and county officials and others turned out for the ceremony. Representing the Bank … Read more

Fire safety


Eupora Fire had a great time with the children at V’s Peace, … Read more

Counselors conference


Webster County school Counselors attend the sixth annual Mississippi Counseling Association Conference, which was Nov. 4-6 in Biloxi. They are Cynthia … Read more

Traffic stop results in drug charges


From Staff Reports

The Mathiston Police Department filed drug charges against a man following a traffic stop last month.

Officer Perry Yates made the traffic stop at 7:14 p.m. Nov. 20 on U.S. 82 in Mathiston. … Read more

Memorial dedication honors Mathiston vets

Every member of the 1938 Mathiston football team served in World War II.

By Terry Harpole

MATHISTON — Mathiston First Baptist Church was host to a large crowd of people for dedication of the Mathiston Veterans Memorial.

This came about after Alderman Lavelle McAlpin and a committee of interested Mathiston people began planning … Read more

Mathiston’s Mulberry Festival full of fun

Mulberry Festival vendors and shoppers

By Betty Jeffcoats
President, Mathiston
Civic League

MATHISTON — The 2015 Mulberry Festival was full of fun in spite of the rain that was coming down in sheets. The festival was sponsored by the Mathiston Civic League.

Thank you to … Read more

Wolverines facing three-time champ in 2A title game

Accepting the North Half Championship Trophy for 2A.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

When there is an elephant in the room you can either ignore it or embrace it.

After watching the East Webster baseball team celebrate a state championship last spring, EWHS head football coach Doug … Read more

Special teams push Wolverines past Baldwyn for North 2A title

Jacob Gordon (78) and Josh McMullen (60) celebrate East Webster’s 28-14 road win over Baldwyn to advance to Friday’s Class 2A state championship.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

In a game of key offensive plays and big defensive stops it was the trio of Tyler Cosby, Shye Link and Qua Evans who teamed up to do something a little special for East … Read more