Category: News

Obituary – Mr. Gary White

After a struggle with cancer, Gary Oswald White, 61, of Starkville, MS passed away peacefully at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS, Wednesday, December 23, 2015. Visitation was Saturday, December 26, 2015, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at…

Obituaries – 12/30/2015

Agnes Weeks Breland Dec. 8, 2015 Services for Agnes Weeks Breland, 93, of Mathiston were Dec. 10, 2015, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Revs. Roger Miller and Ralph Cain officiating. Burial was in Fellowship Cemetery in…

Obituary – Mr. Charles “Pete” McKee, Sr.

Bay Saint Louis, MS Mr. Charles “Pete” McKee, Sr., 80, died Sunday, December 20, 2015 at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport. Funeral services were 2:00 pm Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with burial in Sapa…

Legals – 12/30/2015

**** IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF OKTIBBEHA COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI EDWARD RAY MCKNIGHT V. MARY WYLIE AND MICHELLE WYLIE AND THE DEPT. OF HEALTH PETITIONER CAUSE NO. 2015-151 SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION TO THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI TO: Michelle Wylie, A non-resident…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 12/23/15

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MEC study includes local road, bridge needs

From Press & Staff Reports An investment of an additional $375 million annually is needed to address the most vital road and bridge needs in Mississippi at the state and local level, according to a report released Friday by MEC…

Depot to house congressional field office

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly is opening a congressional field office in Eupora, officials have announced. The office will be located in the Depot at 855 S. Dunn. The Rev. Willy Weddle of Eupora will…

Eupora attorney named circuit judge

From Press Reports Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed George Mitchell Jr. of Eupora as Circuit Court Judge for the 5th Circuit Court District, which includes Webster, Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Grenada, Montgomery and Winston counties. Named Friday, Mitchell will fill the…

Supervisor retiring

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF District 1 Supervisor Robert Hitt was honored with a retirement reception Friday at the Webster County Office Building. At his side is his wife, Yvonne. Refreshments included a yard sale-themed cake. Mr. Hitt is retiring after three terms…

Building improvements

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Tron Elliott (on lift) and Trevor Stowers of Parker Roberson Painting caulk the front of the county-owned Doss Building. They were working there