Some nicknames actually fit quite nicely

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Obviously, I carry the moniker Old Sports Dude for a reason.

As I was covering the press conference for the upcoming MHSAA State Baseball Championships Monday morning in Pearl I had several revelations. Each … Read more

Search on for new EES principal

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board is searching for a new principal at Eupora Elementary School.

Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar presented a resignation letter to the board on May 4 from EES Principal Trey Rolison, who has … Read more

Basketball tournament to benefit EHS teams

From Staff Reports

The North Sip Ruff Ryders are sponsoring a semi-pro basketball tournament May 30 at the Eupora Elementary School gym.

Registration starts at 10 a.m. and the tournament at 11 a.m. The registration fee is $50 per team. … Read more

Legals – 05/20/15

Notice is hereby given by the Board of Education of the Webster County School District that sealed bids will be received by said Board until 10:00 A.M. on the … Read more

Board approves lunch price increase

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board has approved an increase in student lunch prices for 2015-16.

Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar, on April 13, presented a recommendation from Food Service Administrator Amy Rollins to increase the lunch price … Read more

City board condemns blighted house

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Board of Aldermen has ordered a blighted house on Adams Avenue to be demolished, calling it a public safety hazard.

The board’s decision followed a hearing on May 4 for condemning property … Read more

Preparing to graduate


East Mississippi Community College graduates Austin Hight of Philadelphia, Nathaniel Willers of Maben and Emily Hughes of Starkville get ready for commencement at the Scooba campus. … Read more

County schedules Waterworks Road work

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora officials met with the Webster County Board of Supervisors last week to discuss the planned repaving of a city street.

Mayor Dan Burchfield and Alderman at-large Jerry Gary met with supervisors on May … Read more