Category: News

Depot to house congressional field office

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly is opening a congressional field office in Eupora, officials have announced. The office will be located in the Depot at 855 S. Dunn. The Rev. Willy Weddle of Eupora will…

Eupora attorney named circuit judge

From Press Reports Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed George Mitchell Jr. of Eupora as Circuit Court Judge for the 5th Circuit Court District, which includes Webster, Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Grenada, Montgomery and Winston counties. Named Friday, Mitchell will fill the…

Supervisor retiring

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF District 1 Supervisor Robert Hitt was honored with a retirement reception Friday at the Webster County Office Building. At his side is his wife, Yvonne. Refreshments included a yard sale-themed cake. Mr. Hitt is retiring after three terms…

Building improvements

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Tron Elliott (on lift) and Trevor Stowers of Parker Roberson Painting caulk the front of the county-owned Doss Building. They were working there

Springer’s Dry Goods: 60 years and counting

By Dottie Dewberry MABEN — Springer`s Dry Goods, located on MS Hwy. 15, celebrated its 60th anniversary of being in business with a two-day open house Dec. 4 and 5. Springer`s opened for business Dec. 1, 1955, up on the…

Tabbs win YFR Achievement Award


From Press Reports William and Cala Tabb of Eupora won the Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award presented by the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation at its statewide convention. The Tabbs run a row crop and produce operation in Webster County.

EWES Students of the Month

East Webster Elementary School Students of the Month for November are (front row) Cutter Carden, Maddie Dobbins, (second row) Bella Rushing,

EWES thanks Candy Walk participants

From School Reports Thank you to the businesses of Mathiston for participating in this year’s EWES Pre-K and kindergarten Candy Walk from East Webster Elementary kindergarten class teachers: Robin Brand, Stephanie Dewberry, Maria Butler, Marla Bigham, Tammy Baker, LeAnn Crowley,

Find someone in need, joy in sharing

By Michael Brannon Some 23 years ago, I was upstairs at Gee’s parent’s house, and found an old quilt that was torn and weathered beyond “use.” I asked Vera (Butts Curry) about its history on account I love the “story…