Hillhouse earns NCSC credential

From School Reports

Cynthia Storey Hillhouse has attained certification as a National Certified School Counselor through the National Board for Certified Counselor.

Currently employed by the Webster County school system as the school counselor at East Webster High, Hillhouse joins … Read more

Board approves field house quotes

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board has awarded contracts for work at the new field house at East Webster High School in Cumberland.

Benny Wolfe, representative of H20 Partners, presented plumbing, electrical and HVAC quotes for the new … Read more

Aldermen work on budget

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

City aldermen have been working on Eupora’s new budget and have set a hearing for public comments.

They had a budget work session Aug. 9 and also worked on the budget during a special … Read more

Projects will add parking, green space

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Work is under way on two projects in the city that will link a new parking area to downtown across a green space.

Ausbern Construction of Okolona has begun dirt work for the planned … Read more

Wilhite sentenced in court

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL — A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for crimes committed at the Webster County Jail. Earnest Dee Willhite, 31, of 594 Savannah Lake Road pleaded guilty July 31 to … Read more

City revises redistricting plan

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The Board of Aldermen has revised the city of Eupora’s proposed redistricting plan.

The city must redistrict because of the 2010 U.S. Census results. Leading up the latest development in the redistricting process, the … Read more

Making healthy choices for two

From North Mississippi Medical Center

Pregnancy can be used as an excuse for unrestricted eating. What a mother eats and how much she eats has a direct effect on the overall health of the pregnancy and, ultimately, of the baby.… Read more

Mantee house burns after lightning strike

By Terry Harpole

MANTEE — A house on Highway 46 in Webster County near the Clay County line was hit by lightning on Aug. 9 around 6:30 a.m. and caught fire.

Chief David Brand of the Mantee Volunteer Fire Department … Read more

The POWER of music can help children

By Amanda White

Music surrounds us every day. From the beating of our heart to the music on the radio, music is a part of our everyday life.

But can music heal? Can it give a voice to a child … Read more