Juvenile faces 2 charges

From Staff Reports

The Eupora Police Department has charged a juvenile in connection with two crimes that occurred last week.

The 17-year-old male has been charged with petit larceny in the theft of a purse from First Baptist Church’s Family … Read more

Obituaries – 11/12/2014

Margaret Smith Broughton
Nov. 5, 2014
Services for Margaret Smith Broughton, 66, were Nov. 7, 2014, at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Ackerman with the Revs. Jim Threadgill and Doug Atkinson officiating. Burial was in Weir Cemetery.

She was born … Read more

Classroom Jeopardy! visits EWHS

McGuire (second from r.) presents an interactive electronic version of Classroom Jeopardy! to EWHS sixth-grade teachers Angie Blake (reading), Lee Berryhill (science) and Kayla Hardy (social studies).

From Press & Staff Reports

East Webster sixth-graders were chosen by WTVA-TV to participate in the classroom version of the popular television game show Jeopardy! on Oct. 29.

Jimmy McGuire, host of Classroom Jeopardy!, works alongside Alex Trebek and the … Read more

Board announces progress with courthouse claim

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Board of Supervisors has reached an agreement with Atlantic Specialty Insurance Co. regarding certain aspects of the county’s property insurance claim for the loss of the Webster County Courthouse.

The agreement establishes a … Read more

County jobless rate 10.1 percent


By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The unemployment rate for Webster County fell one-tenth of a percentage point to 10.1 percent in September, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The revised jobless rate was 10.2 percent in August, … Read more