Category: News

Obituary – Mrs. Eloise Stewart Avery

Mrs. Eloise Stewart Avery, 86, of the Springhill Community passed away Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Vickers Personal Care Home in Mathiston, MS. Mrs. Avery was a retired longtime business woman in Eupora. She also worked for ten years at…

Obituary – Mrs. Ella Mae Breland

Mathiston, MS Mrs. Ella Mae Breland, 92, passed away on November 16, 2015, at her residence in Mathiston. Mrs. Ella Mae was born May 27, 1923, in Clay County, the daughter of the late Clarence and Maybell Gregg Coggins. She was…

Obituary – Mrs. Martha LaNelle Brown O’Neal

Eupora, MS Mrs. Martha Lanelle Brown O’Neal, 75, of Eupora, MS passed away Thursday, November 19, 2015 at her home. Mrs. O’Neal retired from teaching after 48 years as an English and French high school teacher at Eupora High School,…

Legals – 11/25/15

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’ S SALE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY OF WEBSTER WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated May 12, 2010, executed by JACK D. GRAY AND…

Head Start under investigation in county

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson and Tish Butts The Winona Times WINONA – Head Start and Early Head Start classes in Montgomery, Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Holmes, and Webster counties are temporarily suspended after the federal Office of Head Start suspended Central…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 11/18/15

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Flags for the Fallen

STAFF PHOTOS/RUSSELL HOOD Army veteran Jimmy Farley posts an American flag alongside others representing fallen soldiers from Webster County. He and other veterans posted the flags during the Veterans Day

Courthouse insurance settlement reached

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County has reached a final settlement of remaining insurance claims involving the burned courthouse in Walthall. The Board of Supervisors voted Monday to “accept the sum of $1.3 million in full settlement of…

Board sets county road speed limits

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Board of Supervisors has officially set speed limits for Webster County roads. Supervisors did so after consultation with County Engineer Karl Grubb on Nov. 2. They set these speed limits for roads in…

City orders demolition of house

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Eupora leaders have again taken formal action to rid the city of a blighted house. At the Nov. 2 meeting of the Eupora Board of Aldermen, members instructed City Attorney Jacqueline Meek to start…