Category: News

S&R Training

COURTESY PHOTOS Eupora, Tomnolen and Reform fire departments conduct search and rescue training at the former Wood College campus in Mathiston.

Kilgore, Oliver win runoffs

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Jeremy Kilgore advanced to the general election with his win in the Democratic primary runoff for District 2 constable in Webster County. He defeated David P. Murphy Jr. with 63 percent of the vote…

City recruits another new industry

From Press and Staff Reports At a special-called meeting of the Eupora Board of Aldermen on Thursday, Mayor Dan Burchfield introduced officers of TBME LLC. This company has contracted to lease/purchase both the Ansell-Hawkeye and the Roseburg Forest Products buildings…

Eagles take flight in big home-opening win over French Camp

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Sometimes it just pays to listen. First-year Eupora head football coach Stephen Edwards took a little advice from assistant coach Danya Turner, leading to an easy 56-0 win over visiting French Camp Academy on…

Local youth places in bass tournament

For the WPT Dalton Smith, 13, of Tomnolen won the Mississippi Bass Federation Youth State Championship for ages 11-15 at Aliceville Lake on June 20. He has won the championship for the last two years. Dalton advanced to The Bass…

Two generations of Houseparents at FCA

Submitted French Camp’s next Historical Highlight Luncheon  will be Tuesday, September 8, 12:00 noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church. We have an extra special opportunity this month to hear from Carolyn Akers, Houseparent  at FCA for 26 years and one of her former…

Pay Justice Court fines to avoid jail stay

From Webster County Justice Court The Webster County Justice Court is offering a place to stay and a meal to anyone that has unpaid fines. Contempt of court-failure to pay warrants have been issued. When you are arrested the only…