Category: News

Local elections have the greatest impact

From press & staff reports

The presidential election isn’t the only one you should be fired up to influence at the ballot box. In fact, your local representatives, supervisors, sheriffs, circuit clerk, and chancery clerk have more day-to-day impact on … Read more

Time Capsules – 07/29/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Aug. 1, 1940

Progress Fair
From time to time the windows of The Webster Progress are filled with displays of rare specimens of vegetables and often with freaks found on … Read more

MHSAA ruling has no effect on French Camp

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

FRENCH CAMP — For now, nothing has changed in what determines a student’s athletic eligibility at French Camp Academy.

A ruling last week by the executive committee of the Mississippi High School Activities Association … Read more

Legals – 07/29/15

Notice of Bids for Leasing of Agricultural Land
The City of Eupora hereby gives notice that sealed bids will be taken by the Board of Aldermen and Mayor for the lease of approximately 180 acres located in the City of … Read more

Obituaries – 07/29/15

Robert C. McDaniel
July 12, 2015
Services for Robert Charles McDaniel, 53, of Greenwood were July 19, 2015, at Williams & Lord Funeral Home in Greenwood with Dr. Jim Phillips officiating. Burial was in Longview Cemetery in Carrollton.

He was … Read more

Body found near highway identified

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
The area where a man’s body was found in the tree line beside a driveway off Hwy 9 South in Eupora is taped off after it was discovered July 15. At the scene are Cpl. Mitch Jackson of the EPD, Deputy Jeff Stone of the Webster County Sheriff’s Department, Coroner Steve Wells, Mayor Dan Burchfield and Police Chief Gregg Hunter. The man was identified as Robert C. McDaniel of Greenwood.

Man’s death believed to be heat-related

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Authorities believe a pedestrian whose body was discovered last week a few hundred feet off a highway in Eupora died of a heat-related injury.

The man was later … Read more

Mathiston man killed in crash

From Press & Staff Reports

A Mathiston man was killed in a two-car wreck Friday morning on U.S. 82 just west of Starkville.

According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol and published reports, Jennifer Breazeale, 34, of Starkville was headed east … Read more