Supervisors inspect new fire trucks

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County Board of Supervisors began discussions regarding design services for the new courthouse during a recessed meeting Monday.

The supervisors also had the pleasure of inspecting the county’s latest acquisition of two … Read more

School Board recognizes softball, FFA teams

Webster County Board of Education Student of the Month Trey Pittman (front, center), is flanked by his parents, Judy and Greg Pittman. Joining them are (back) Superintendent Jack Treloar; board members Bobby McMullen, Scott Hollenhead, Jimmy Hood and Nancy Davis; EHS Principal Laci Knight; board attorney George Mitchell and board member Keith Hudspeth.

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County Board of Education recognized the Student of the Month during its meeting on Dec. 1 in the boardroom at the Central Office in Eupora.

Eupora High School Principal Laci Knight appeared … Read more

Grand jury issues report

From Staff Reports

Webster County grand jurors who were recalled Dec. 9 have issued a report of their investigations.… Read more

Biden’s son adopts Eupora shelter dog

From Press & Staff Reports
A dog abandoned in Eupora has a new home with the vice president’s eldest son — Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden.

Officials at shelters in Eupora and in Nantucket, Massachusetts, tell The Clarion-Ledger how the … Read more

Celebrating Christmas


Celebrating the Christmas season, Ms. Pat, dressed as an angel, greeted the children as they arrived at Webster County Library on Dec. 10 for storytime. The children sang … Read more

Jackson receives Distinguished Service Award


From Press & Staff Reports

Dr. Gary Jackson of Eupora, director of the Mississippi State University Extension Service, has received the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Distinguished Service Award for 2014.

The award was presented during the organization’s annual membership meeting, … Read more

Hudspeth honored


The School Board recently expressed its appreciation to Keith Hudspeth (center) for 18 years of service to the Webster County School District. Hudspeth served as a member of the Webster County Board of Education from January 1997 through December 2014. … Read more

Rehabilitated fox released back into wild

Foxy was released back into the wild last week.

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress Times

Duncan Veterinary Clinic in Eupora released a fox back into the wild last week after treating it for injuries sustained from being hit by a car.

A motorist stopped and picked the young … Read more

Maxwell visits Rotary


Program chairman Belinda Stewart welcomes Judge Jimmy Maxwell, who gave the Eupora Rotary Club an overview of Mississippi’s judicial system on Dec. 8. Maxwell, of Oxford, is a member of the state Court of … Read more

‘Unity in Christmas’ Maben parade theme

Santa waits for the kids at City Hall before the parade.

By Terry Harpole

The theme “Unity in Christmas” proved to be the right one for the Maben Christmas Parade, which was Dec. 11.

The parade had the help and participation of Maben’s mayor, town board and businesses.… Read more