Category: News

Board sets another blight hearing

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora leaders continue to deal with enforcement of the city’s blight ordinance —wanting to make sure the process is followed correctly.

On Oct. 3, the Board of Aldermen authorized City Attorney Jacqueline Meek to … Read more

Eagles push powerful Calhoun City to the limit in 13-7 loss

Edwin Herard rolls out to pass

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

While he would have liked to have seen his team score a few more points, first year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards really liked the way his team competed for the … Read more

‘Magic Pumpkin’


Children were greeted by Ms. Pat and Ms. Dot, former Webster County librarian, both dressed up for Halloween, at Webster County Public Library on Oct. 21. … Read more

Puppets for Head Start


Eupora Twentieth Century Club presented puppets to 25 children from the Eupora Head Start Center who visited the emergency room at NMMC -Eupora two weeks ago. … Read more

‘Pride of Eupora’ qualifies for state competition

Pride of Eupora band members with their trophies

For the WPT

The Pride of Eupora Marching Band competed in the Mississippi High School Activities Association State Marching Festival for Region II in Grenada on Oct. 10.

This competition serves as a qualifying event for the MHSAA State Marching … Read more

‘Caring Hands’


‘Caring Hands’ begin with ‘Caring Hearts’

A group of individuals joined with members of the GFWC-MFWC Eupora 20th Century Club to reach out to children who are injured or sick and treated in the ER at NMMC-Eupora Hospital. These “Friends … Read more

Emmerich examines Initiative 42 and school funding


Several good friends and readers have asked me to weigh in on the Initiative 42 referendum.

Initiative 42 shifts the ultimate decision on school funding from the legislature to the state supreme court.… Read more

Puppet project


Commitment to Caring is more than words. The GFWC-MFWC Eupora 20th Century Club and “Friends of the Hospital” met to make puppets for the NMMC-Eupora Hospital ER. … Read more

Eupora wins MHSAA Class 2A State Softball Championship

Courtesy of Kevin Warren
Eupora celebrates the win

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

When Khylar Cain scooped up a ground ball at second and fired it to Delta Newman at first base, the Eupora High School Lady Eagles and their legion of fans could finally breathe again.… Read more

Eupora wins softball North state title with sweep of EW

Haylee McCrory is safe at 2nd.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Before the Lady Eagles could take a shot at winning a state slow-pitch softball title, they had to get past nemesis East Webster last week.

Eupora took care of that chore with a 6-3, … Read more