Category: News

East Webster High School Honor Roll

East Webster High School has released its Honor Roll for the first nine weeks:

A Honor Roll
Rodney Allen, Emma Andrews, Janey Aron, Jessica Aron, Abby Azlin, Benjamin Beliew, James Belk, Melony Berryhill, Lila Bigham, Morgan Bland, Lexi Blanton, Cody … Read more

Mississippi State, Ole Miss take exhibition hoops victories

From combined reports

STARKVILLE – It took a few minutes for Mississippi State to find its rhythm, but when it did, there was no looking back.

In front of an estimated crowd of 3,300 Friday at Humphrey Coliseum, Mississippi State … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Mary Lou Simpson

November 20, 1916 – October 14, 2015

Mary Lou Curry Simpson was born in Mantee, Mississippi, youngest child of Dr. and Mrs.WH. Curry, grew up in Eupora, Mississippi, with three older brothers, Jim, Hugh, and Robert, one older foster sister, … Read more

Obituaries – 11/11/15

Lugene Burton
Nov. 7, 2015
Services for Lugene Burton, 91, of Ackerman were Nov. 9, 2015, at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Choctaw County with the Revs. James Wells and Michael Mann officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.… Read more

Legals – 11/11/2015


WHEREAS, on or about May 25, 2007, Terry Kurt Odom and Gail Latham Odom, executed and delivered a certain Deed of Trust to Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., which Deed of Trust was filed for record on June … Read more

Successful Trunk-or-Treat reported

Costumed children fill the street during Saturday’s Trunk-or-Treat in downtown Eupora.

From Staff Reports

An estimated 600-700 people turned out Saturday night for Eupora’s Trunk-or-Treat on North Dunn Street.… Read more

County’s unemployment rate 6.6 percent

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate decreased two-tenths of a percentage point to 6.6 percent in September, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.… Read more

Mediation set for courthouse claim

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County officials will travel to Jackson next week for another mediation session regarding the courthouse insurance lawsuit,

Those dealing with the county’s claim for the burned courthouse will meet in Jackson at 9 … Read more



Children disguised as fairy tale characters, super heroes, pumpkins and animals arrived at Webster County Library on Oct. 28, to participate in the Halloween party. … Read more