News

County pursuing fire truck upgrades

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Board of Supervisors is in the process of pursuing avenues of upgrading Webster County’s fire trucks.

The developments began when Mathiston Fire Chief Lee Gilliland and Assistant Chief Shane Box, county Fire Coordinator … Read more

EES student attends presidential inauguration

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A Eupora Elementary School student witnessed history firsthand when she attended the second inauguration of President Barack Obama last month.

Sixth-grader Kyla Patterson heard the president deliver his inaugural address and took part in … Read more

School Board approves agreement

From Staff Reports

The county School Board has formally agreed to let supervisors use its boardroom because of last month’s courthouse fire.

School Board minutes show that members approved a recommendation from Superintendent Jack Treloar on Feb. 4 to enter … Read more

Eupora architect honored as AIA Fellow

From Press, Staff Reports

The 2013 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects has elevated Belinda Stewart, FAIA, to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the profession.

2013 … Read more

MDA advises on economic development alliance

From Staff Reports

ACKERMAN — With a proposed regional economic development partnership still undecided, the Choctaw County Economic Development District and Foundation looked to Kathy Gelston for guidance.

Supervisors in Webster, Choctaw and Montgomery counties voted last fall to contract … Read more

Library patrons may download e-books

From Press Reports

The new year has brought new services to the Webster County Public Library with e-books and a new web page.

The Tombigbee Regional Library System, which includes the Webster County Public Library, has received a Library Services … Read more

City, county consider courtroom agreement

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora and Webster County officials are working to formalize an agreement for the county’s use of the municipal courtroom. Mayor Tommy Lott, at Monday night’s Board of Aldermen meeting, said the county has already … Read more

Church News

Eupora FBC David Jeremiah: Dr. David Jeremiah will be at the BancorpSouth Center in Tupelo on April 25 and FBC Eupora plans to take a bus to the free event. Anyone who would like to attend should call the church … Read more

Calendar of Events

Brunswick stew fundraiser set The Clarkson-Fame Volunteer Fire Department will be having another Brunswick stew fundraiser to raise money for purchase of equipment and maintenance of the department.

The fundraiser will be Feb. 9 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Donations of … Read more

EES wing named after Jones, Foard

From Staff Reports

A wing of Eupora Elementary School has been named in memory of two former principals at the school.

Approval was given at the Jan. 15 meeting of the Webster County School Board. Minutes reflect that President Bobby … Read more