Category: News

School Board adopts budget

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board has approved the school district’s budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year.

Board members did so July 20 after then-Business Manager James Irby Shaw presented the budget for the board’s approval, according to … Read more

Incumbents win local primaries

Sybil Clark, along with Margie Pepper, Lena Maxwell and Azhala Dumas (from right), help voters at the Bellefontaine election precinct. Sandra Sisson was also a poll worker at Masonic Lodge #174 on Aug. 4.

2 open seats
set for runoffs

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

All incumbents running in contested races in Webster County won their party primaries last week. Contests for two open seats involving some county precincts will require runoffs.

In … Read more

City budget hearing scheduled

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A public hearing on the city of Eupora’s proposed budget and tax levy for the next fiscal year will be in two weeks.

The hearing is set for 5 p.m. Aug. 26 at City … Read more

Shooting Sports


The Webster County 4-H Shooting Sports Team did an outstanding job at the 2015 State 4-H Shooting Sports State Invitational that took place July 17-18 at Meridian Public Safety Training Facility. … Read more

Wise-Reed Funeral Home completes renovations

The newly renovated Wise-Reed Funeral Home in Eupora is located at 2584 W. Roane Ave.

By Willie Reed, Owner
Wise-Reed Funeral Home

Angela and I are proud to announce that Wise-Reed Funeral Home is now completely renovated and we are back 100 percent in operation.

We deeply appreciate each of you for the patience you … Read more

Dabbs addresses Rotary



Eupora Rotarian David Dabbs shared with fellow club members on Aug. 4 his experience in opening Dabbs Family Pharmacy. Introducing him is program chairman Robin Mixon. Dabbs, whose wife is also a pharmacist, … Read more

Local 4-H’ers successful in livestock events

Mason Johnson

By Jennifer Williams
Extension Agent FCS/4-H
Webster County

Webster County 4-H was well represented at the 2015 Northeast District Livestock Show and 2015 Dixie National Junior Round-Up.

Seven 4-H members exhibited 11 animals including commercial heifers, commercial does, market goats … Read more

Slow-pitch season gets underway Saturday

Charlotte Newman/ Photos
Eupora Lady Eagles on Aug. 8 at the Neshoba Central tournament.

Delta Claire Newman at 1st.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

While they won’t be playing each other, Eupora High School and East Webster High School will have a chance to get a close look at each other Saturday in the Eupora Slow-Pitch Classic as … Read more

Project Achievement Day


Bailey and Evan Chandler represented Webster County 4-H at the 2015 Northeast District Project Achievement Day. … Read more