Category: News

Former French Camp standout Hosket signs with SEMO

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times After a frustrating freshman year at Itawamba Community College in 2014, former French Camp Academy football standout Jesse Hosket transferred to East Central Community College for the 2015 season and found a home.

Eagles split pair headed into EW Christmas tourney

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Eupora High School boys basketball team split a pair of contests last week, while the Lady Eagles lost both games they played. Both Eupora squads will be taking part in the East Webster…

Dear Santa – 2015

Dear Santa, I have been a very good boy this year! I would like a Bruder Police Jeep for Christmas this year. I hope you and Mrs. Claus are doing well! Love, Brewer Mann Dear Santa, I’ve tried to stay on…

Community blood drive upcoming

From Press Reports Mississippi Blood Services will be holding a community blood drive in Eupora from noon-6 p.m. Tuesday. The MBS Donor Coach will be at the SuperValu in Eupora. Donors will receive a T-shirt and a gift card (while…

Congressional Contacts

1st District U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly Phone: 662-841-8808 or 202-225-4306 Local Field Office: Eupora Depot (middle room), 855 S. Dunn Mail: 1427 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515 Website:

Time Capsules – 12/23/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Dec. 26, 1940 Girls’ Auxiliary Have Christmas Party Mrs. Hugh Curry entertained with a lovely children’s party for the members of the Girls’ Auxiliary of the Baptist Church at her…

Calendar of Events – 12/23/2015

Swearing-in of county officials Webster County elected officials for 2016-19 will be sworn in at 1 p.m. Dec. 30 at the Eupora Community Center. Chancellor Kenny Burns will administer the oaths of office.

Eupora Electronics getting new owner, name

From Press Reports Eupora Electronics will be going through big changes beginning in 2016. There will be a new owner beginning Jan. 1 and the business will be moving to the smaller building next door formally occupied by Mike’s Computers.…

MSU baseball ranked No. 11 by Collegiate Baseball

From school reports   STARKVILLE – Mississippi State was ranked No. 11 in Collegiate Baseball’s 2016 preseason poll, the publication announced Monday.   The Diamond Dawgs are coming off the most impressive summer in school history, where eight of its…

Jail Docket – 12/23/2015

Dec. 14 Terry Harvey, DOB 07-10-74, BM; Webster 3: exploitation of a vulnerable person. Dec. 15