Aldermen hold budget sessions

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


Eupora aldermen have been working on the city’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1.

They had budget work sessions during a special called meeting July 23 and a recessed … Read more


Clayton Douglas Dodd and Brooke Michele Alford

Jimmy and Amy Alford of Woodland announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Michele Alford, to Clayton Douglas Dodd, son of Doug and Patsy Dodd of Mathiston.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lancaster of Woodland, … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

This fall my students will address topics about Shakespeare’s play “Macbeth.” I plan to have a list of approximately 30 topics. The one that I will address is “Give an … Read more

World Harvest moves to new location

From World Harvest

Outreach Ministries


Giving all honor and praise to God, World Harvest Outreach Ministries will be at our new location, 14025 MS Hwy 82 E., Eupora, this Sunday evening, Aug. 4, at 6 p.m.

The church has … Read more

Looking for Jordan relatives


My name is Joyce Bean and I am trying to locate my relatives, the “Jordans,” who were related to my mother, Mary Jean Jordan.

My mother was married and took the last name of my father, Elaine Bean. I … Read more

911 Calls

July 22

7:51 a.m., possible B&E, Hohenlinden Road; Webster SO responds.

8:59 a.m., report of alcohol in dry county, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora PD responds.

3:18 p.m., medical, Maben; transferred to Oktibbeha 911.

4:50 p.m., dispute, Clarkson Road; WSO responds.… Read more

Volunteers organize OCC closet

Operation Christmas Child volunteers Ruthie Kate Carson, Jacob Carson, Taylor Davis, Hannah Carson and Jessica Davis

From Church Reports


Volunteers worked July 19 to organize and access the closet set aside for Operation Christmas Child donations being collected throughout the year at First Baptist Church of Eupora.

Items for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes are being … Read more


Jessica Denise Russell and William Bradley Skelton

Mr. and Mrs. Jesse James “Jay” Russell of Calhoun City announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Denise Russell, to William Bradley Skelton of Bellefontaine.

Miss Russell is the granddaughter of James Robert Russell of Bentley and Margaret Moore Russell … Read more

Terry Wills: A lifetime of service

Terry Wills ends 40 years of service with Webster County Farm Bureau on Friday, when he will be honored with a retirement reception from 3-6 p.m.

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress-Times


Many residents of Webster County who are familiar with insurance are familiar with Terry Wills.

A dedicated agent with Webster County Farm Bureau for 40 years, he is retiring as agency manager. With … Read more

EES rewards Box Tops winners

Box Tops for Education winners Rana Britt (second place), Joseph Rollins (first place) and Lauren Lusk (third place)

From School Reports


We at Eupora Elementary School are proud to announce that we have exceeded our goal of 30,000 Box Tops by bringing in a staggering 35,294 for the 2012-13 school year. Here are the winners of our … Read more