Category: News

Aldermen hear rezoning request

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Board of Aldermen has postponed action on rezoning request until a public hearing can be held.

Governor A. Mays appeared before the board June 1 to request that lots 19, 20 and … Read more

Kelly carries county in runoff

Congressman-elect Trent Kelly gathers with supporters in Mantee. He stopped there June 2 during an Election Day bus tour throughout the 1st District.

From Staff & Press Reports

Trent Kelly carried Webster County on his way to winning the runoff for the vacant 1st District congressional seat.

The Republican from Saltillo defeated Democrat Walter Zinn Jr. of Pontotoc in the June 2 special-election … Read more

Parties work to resolve courthouse claim

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times
Parties involved in insurance litigation over Webster County’s burned courthouse continue to work to resolve the case.

The county and Atlantic Specialty Insurance Co. have been engaged in litigation in federal court regarding the … Read more

Board accepts bid for EHS gym demolition

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board has accepted a bid for the demolition of Eupora High School’s gymnasium.

Five bids for the project were received April 30. On May 11, according to the minutes, the board approved Superintendent … Read more

Memorial ride



Bikers depart from Mockingbird Motorworks in Eupora for the third annual Cpl. Keith Crenshaw Memorial Ride. Nearly 60 motorcyclists came out Saturday morning to support the memory of the fallen Eupora police officer. Organizers of the … Read more

Newell addresses Sonshine Club

Randy Newell

By Terry Harpole

Randy Newell of Pearl was guest speaker at the May 21 meeting of the Center Grove Baptist Sonshine Club.… Read more

Maben Home, Garden Club officers installed

Officers Sylvia Templeton, president; Sandra Bishop, vice president; Dottie Dewberry, secretary; and Martha McMinn, treasurer

From Club Reports

The Maben Home and Garden Club ladies congregated at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Mansfield, located on the Old Waverly golf course in West Point for the club year finale May 19.

Jim and Deb … Read more

Men suspects in Subway burglary


By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A man who authorities believe helped break into a Eupora restaurant and steal thousands of dollars remains in custody following a burglary attempt in another town. Another man they identified as his possible accomplice … Read more