Category: News

Burn ban issued for county


From Press & Staff Reports

The Board of Supervisors has issued a burn ban in Webster County.

The ban was issued Monday effective immediately because of extremely dry and hazardous conditions of vegetation in the area, according to the Webster … Read more

Honoring cancer victims


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Eupora High School’s Interact Club sponsored a balloon release in honor … Read more

Area job fair lineup announced

From Press Reports

The Enterprise of Mississippi will host the Governor’s Job Fair on Oct. 29 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Community Center in Ackerman.… Read more

Eupora man charged in Maben hit-and-run

Charles Privett Jr.

From Press & Reports

A well-known Maben resident injured in a hit-and-run accident remains hospitalized and a Eupora man has been charged in connection with the case.

Authorities said Nicky Ray “Nick” Lewis, 73, suffered serious injuries after a vehicle … Read more

Crime Beat

Sheriff’s Department K-9 Ava with marijuana seized in the Natchez Trace traffic stop.

Police charge 3 in house burglary
The Eupora Police Department arrested two men and a juvenile last week in connection with a residential burglary in which a firearm was stolen.… Read more

Taking time to help others


These ladies are example of “love in action.” They gave their time and talents to help make puppets and stuffed animals for children treated in the Emergency Room at NMMC-Eupora Hospital. “Friends of the Hospital” helping … Read more

Shopping, picnic


Golden LivingCenter-Eupora residents enjoy an antique … Read more

Wolverines improve to 2-1 in region play with win over Okolona

East Webster offense lines up against Winona in an earlier game in the season. Deanna Lowery/ Courtesy photo

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

All week long the East Webster Wolverines approached their road game at Okolona last Friday night as a business trip. Consider the deal done.

“We were talking about taking care of business and staying … Read more

Lady Eagles advance to North State finals against EW

Delta Claire Newman at 1st.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Eagles of Eupora High School took care of business last week by sweeping both of their playoff series to earn a spot in the MHSAA Class 2A North State Finals against visiting … Read more

A haunting storytime


Dressed in cute Halloween outfits, the children arrived at Webster County Library for storytime on Oct. 14. Before Ms. Pat read “It Was a Dark, Dark Night,” … Read more