Man died of natural causes, sheriff reports

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

An autopsy showed that Robert Lloyd Edwards of Eupora died of natural causes, according to Sheriff Tim Mitchell.

Edwards was last seen midday Oct. 4 at his house at 705 Pogue Road in Center … Read more

School Board awards shortfall note

WCSB Student of the Month Eupora Elementary Principal Trey Rolison presents Maci Bowen as October’s Webster County School Board Student of the Month. Maci is accompanied by her parents, Rusty and Jan Bowen. Assembled are (front row) board president Bobby McMullen, Jan Bowen, Maci Bowen, Rusty Bowen, board member Keith Hudspeth, (back row) Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar, Rolison, board members Jimmy Hood and Nancy Davis, and board attorney George Mitchell.

From Staff Reports

Webster County School District board members have awarded a shortfall note after accepting proposals from local banks.

As reported last week, the board approved a resolution declaring a shortfall of $22,511 for the previous fiscal year on … Read more

Supervisors prepare for courthouse settlement phase

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress Times

The Webster County Board of Supervisors met Monday with the attorney representing the county in a legal dispute between it and the insurance provider for the burned courthouse.

Board members discussed litigation matters … Read more

‘10 Timid Ghosts’ at storytime

(Right) The children make witch faces during storytime

By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

On Oct. 15, Ms. Pat, dressed as a colorful witch, read “Ten Timid Ghosts” to the children during storytime at Webster County Library in Eupora.… Read more

Prayer service set for persecuted Christians


By Gwen Sisson

It began with news coverage of Iraqi Christians fleeing persecution from ISIS terrorists. The scenes of Christians fleeing to the mountains brought a reminder that religious persecution is an ever-present reality.

With that in mind, the Webster … Read more

Maben UMC revival


Pat Harpole and Bro. Ron McDougald enjoy the potluck supper following revival services at Maben United Methodist Church. … Read more

MS Mustangs


The Mississippi Mustangs 7u team won 1st place in the 82 Challenge Smackdown Tournament in Winona on September 20.

This win was made possible by our sponsors, … Read more

Kumar shares mission of Gospel Friends


By Gwen Sisson

The Rev. Ron McDougald said Ghuna Kumar is the “most bold and yet caring Christian” he has ever met “in terms of sharing the gospel and living it out.”

“Several years ago, I watched as he witnessed … Read more

East Webster mounting slow-pitch softball playoff run

Making a swing during practice.

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress TImes

The Lady Wolverines survived a tough best-of-three series with homestanding Bay Springs on Saturday to advance to the MHSAA Class 2A South State Championship Series at Enterprise High School in Clarke County on … Read more