Category: News

City of Eupora approves new speed bump

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The issue of how best to slow traffic down on Gwenn Ray Drive resulted in two split votes during last week’s three-hour meeting of the Eupora Board of Aldermen. The matter was first discussed…

911 Calls – 03/16/2016

March 7 7:15 a.m., controlled burn, Taylor Road; Forestry responds. 7:52 a.m., stolen property, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora PD responds. 11:04 a.m., controlled burn, Grady Road; Forestry responds. 12:45 p.m., reckless driver, Hwy. 9; Webster SO responds.

Calendar of Events – 03/16/2016

Blackhawk singing A bluegrass, country and gospel singing will be March 19 at Black Hawk Old School at 6 p.m. It will feature the Eddie Pilgrim Family, Russell Burton, Donnie Buckner, Tommy Armstrong and Alexis Turnipseed. Merit Banquet The Eupora…

Trump, Clinton carry county

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton carried Webster County and won the presidential primaries March 8 in Mississippi, according to unofficial final results. Trump carried Webster with a little over 50 percent of…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 03/16/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. “Search for Tomorrow” aired on CBS every weekday from Sept. 3, 1951, until March 26, 1982, and on NBC from March 29, 1982, until Dec. 26, 1986. I have a…

Sports Schedules – 03/16/2016

THUR, MARCH 17 Prep Baseball 5:30 p.m. — Choctaw County at Louisville Fast-Pitch Softball 3:30 p.m. — East Webster at Pontotoc

Board accepts plan for courthouse grounds

By Russell Hood Webster Progress-Times The Webster County Board of Supervisors has accepted plans for the grounds of the new courthouse to be built in Walthall. Supervisors did so after meeting Monday with County Engineer Karl Grubb, who presented a…

Area Head Start reopenings delayed

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson Editor and Publisher The Winona Times WINONA — Since mid-January, seven Head Start centers have been reopened by interim administrator Community Development Institute Head Start; however, centers in Duck Hill and Vaiden, as well as three…

Obituary – Mr. James “Jim” Foster

1933-2016   On January 28, 2016, Jim foster of Springfield, VA peacefully passed away. Jim leaves behind his wife of 60 years; Vivian Pogue Foster, a son; Stan Foster, his wife Sarah, and their children Wil and Meg of Brookhaven,…