Category: News

Superintendent bill awaits signing

From Press and Staff Reports

A bill addressing superintendent vacancies at public schools in Mississippi is headed to Gov. Phil Bryant, who is expected to sign it into law.

The Senate, on Jan. 10, passed House Bill 32, which requires Read more

School honoring Slate Springs native Conner

By Pam McPhail


Calhoun City High School Principal Mike Ray is inviting the public to honor one of Mississippi’s most noted sons, Maj. Gen. Fox Conner, at 10 a.m. Jan. 27 in the school auditorium.

Honoring the general, a Read more

Calendar of Events

Eupora community

blood drive

Mississippi Blood Services is holding a community blood drive in Eupora from 1-6 p.m. Jan. 11. The MBS donor coach will be at the SuperValu in Eupora.

Donors will receive a T-shirt (while supplies last) and Read more

School Board acts on policies

From Staff Reports


The Webster County School Board took action regarding old and existing policies at a previous meeting.

On Nov. 14, according to meeting minutes, the board approved a recommendation from then-Superintendent Jack Treloar that it rescind all Read more

MHGC has Christmas gala

From Club Report


The Maben Home and Garden Club had a gala time for the Dec. 13 meeting, which was held at The Grill in Starkville with near perfect attendance.

After a warm welcome by monthly leader Jackie Christopher, Read more

Area athletes take part in new all-star contest

By Austin Bishop

Webster Progress Times


A pair of Eupora High School Junior High students recently took part in one of six games that were part of the inaugural Mississippi Prospects All State Gridiron Classic on Dec. 30 and Read more

MBS blood drive today in Eupora

Submitted by Mississippi Blood Services


Mississippi Blood Services is experiencing a critical need for donors and is asking donors to come in and roll up their sleeves to help boost the blood supply in order to meet the demands Read more

Jail Docket

Dec. 20

Joshua Agnew, DOB 10-25-88, BM: resisting arrest and simple domestic violence.

Jan. 3

Joseph Medders, DOB 08-11-93, WM; Eupora PD/Circuit Court.

Jan. 6

Johnny Garrett, DOB 07-04-36, WM; Webster 17: false pretense.

Roy Ruis, DOB 12-29-89, WM; Webster Read more

911 Calls

Jan. 2

7:46 a.m., alarm, Hwy. 182; Webster SO responds.

4:05 p.m., MVA, Hwy. 82; WSO, Mississippi Highway Patrol, EMS respond.

8:03 p.m., alarm, Hwy. 182; Eupora PD, WSO respond.

Jan. 3

7:18 a.m., medical, Adams Avenue; EMS responds.

8:14 Read more

Firefighters contain house fire

From Press Reports


The Eupora Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at 19 Gladney St. at 8:08 p.m. Jan. 4.

Walthall FD was dispatched as automatic aid and both departments arrived on scene within minutes.HouseFire01-11

Upon arrival, Read more