Aldermen deny rezoning request

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora leaders denied a rezoning request after hearing opposition to it during a public hearing last week.

Governor A. Mays first addressed aldermen about the matter on June 1 and the board set a … Read more

Fishing buddies


(Left) Friends Cameron Townsend (right), 15, and Nic Simpson, 10, cast their lines from the banks of Whites Creek Lake. … Read more

Supervisors receive 2015 tax roll

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Tax Assessor-Collector Barbara Gore presented the tax roll for 2015 to the Webster County Board of Supervisors on July 6.

The tax assessment valuation will be used to determine how much property tax money … Read more

School Board renews insurance coverage

From Staff Reports

Insurance coverage was the lone issue discussed during two recessed meetings of the Webster County School Board in June.

On June 29, the board was presented with two proposals for insurance coverage for the upcoming school year. … Read more

Fresh produce galore at Maben Market

Tomatoes, peaches, okra, squash, corn and peas from William Shaw

By Jane Collins
Maben Farmers’ Market

William Shaw was set up and

Tomatoes, peaches, okra, squash, corn and peas from William Shaw

Tomatoes, peaches, okra, squash, corn and peas from William Shaw

ready to sell his wonderful selection of fresh produce by

6:30 a.m. last Friday morning.

The weather was … Read more

McMinn wants to serve as District 4 Supervisor


From staff reports

James “Jim” McMinn is ready and willing to work hard for the citizens of District 4 and all the people of Webster County.

“I know the meaning of hard work,” said McMinn. “I know it will take … Read more

Eupora High cheerleaders attend camp

For the WPT

The Eupora High School cheerleaders attended Universal Cheerleaders Association camp last week at Mississippi State University. The cheerleaders participated in camp championships at the conclusion of camp.

They placed first in cheer championship, fourth in sideline and … Read more