Category: News

Sports Briefs

East Webster, Calhoun City remain in 2A state rankings

According to the Jackson Clarion-Ledger, the Wolverines of East Webster High School are the No. 4-ranked football team in the MHSAA Class 2A.

Region 4-2A foe Calhoun City is currently No. … Read more

Rotary honors Student of the Month Claude Herard

From Staff Reports

The Eupora Rotary Club recognized Claude Herard as Rotary Student of the Month at its Sept. 13 luncheon.
Teacher of the Month Judy Pittman introduced the Eupora High School senior.

His current honors and clubs include being … Read more

National Hunting and Fishing Day set for Saturday

By James L. Cummins
Special to Progress Times

On Saturday wildlife enthusiasts will celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. Over a century ago, hunters and anglers were the first supporters of conservation and wildlife management. They recognized that the rapid … Read more

Calendar of Events

Briar Ridge
grand opening

Briar Ridge Children’s Ministries will have its grand opening and field day on Sept. 24 at 603 Talley Road, Eupora. Registration will be from 9-10 a.m. and activities will be held throughout the day.
Activities include … Read more

Church news


Maben Church of God of Prophecy will be having homecoming Sept. 25.
Sunday School is at 10 a.m. and preaching service is at 10:45 a.m. with the Rev. Doug Akins, guest speaker.
Potter’s Clay from Houston will perform … Read more

Jail Docket

Sept. 12
Brandon Herring, DOB 07-14-91, WM; Starkville 40: court order to serve five days for DUI-2nd.

Sept. 13
James Townsend, DOB 07-01-59, BM; Eupora 5: aggravated assault.

Sept. 14
Laterrance McCarter, DOB 03-25-96, BM; Starkville PD: simple assault-second.

Daniel … Read more


Letters Testamentary having been granted on the 1st day of September, 2016 by the Chancery Court of Webster County, Mississippi, to the undersigned upon the Estate of JAMIE … Read more

80th birthdays and 60th wedding anniversary celebrated


A joyous celebration commemorating the 80th birthdays and 60th wedding anniversary of Rev. and Mrs. Thomas Murphy of Columbus, Mississippi, was held at Bradford Chapel Baptist Church in Gore Springs, Mississippi, on Saturday, May 21, 2016.

Thomas Murphy and … Read more

School Board approves shortfall notes

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board has approved a shortfall resolution for the previous fiscal year.

Board members did so Aug. 15 upon the recommendation of Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar, minutes reflect. The school district, according to … Read more

Sales tax collections released

From Staff Reports

Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect July sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for local municipalities.
MDR collects 81.5 percent of the 7 percent sales tax from municipalities and distributes the remaining 18.5 percent … Read more