Category: News

County gives courthouse architects go-ahead

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Webster County Board of Supervisors has directed an architectural firm to move forward with developing plans for the new courthouse in Walthall. The action came during a recessed meeting Friday, when the board…

Board sets another blight hearing

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Eupora leaders continue to deal with enforcement of the city’s blight ordinance —wanting to make sure the process is followed correctly. On Oct. 3, the Board of Aldermen authorized City Attorney Jacqueline Meek to…

Eagles push powerful Calhoun City to the limit in 13-7 loss

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times While he would have liked to have seen his team score a few more points, first year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards really liked the way his team competed for the…

‘Magic Pumpkin’

Children were greeted by Ms. Pat and Ms. Dot, former Webster County librarian, both dressed up for Halloween, at Webster County Public Library on Oct. 21.

Puppets for Head Start

Eupora Twentieth Century Club presented puppets to 25 children from the Eupora Head Start Center who visited the emergency room at NMMC -Eupora two weeks ago.

‘Pride of Eupora’ qualifies for state competition

For the WPT The Pride of Eupora Marching Band competed in the Mississippi High School Activities Association State Marching Festival for Region II in Grenada on Oct. 10. This competition serves as a qualifying event for the MHSAA State Marching…

‘Caring Hands’

‘Caring Hands’ begin with ‘Caring Hearts’ A group of individuals joined with members of the GFWC-MFWC Eupora 20th Century Club to reach out to children who are injured or sick and treated in the ER at NMMC-Eupora Hospital. These “Friends…

Emmerich examines Initiative 42 and school funding

Several good friends and readers have asked me to weigh in on the Initiative 42 referendum. Initiative 42 shifts the ultimate decision on school funding from the legislature to the state supreme court.

Puppet project

Commitment to Caring is more than words. The GFWC-MFWC Eupora 20th Century Club and “Friends of the Hospital” met to make puppets for the NMMC-Eupora Hospital ER.

Eupora wins MHSAA Class 2A State Softball Championship

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times When Khylar Cain scooped up a ground ball at second and fired it to Delta Newman at first base, the Eupora High School Lady Eagles and their legion of fans could finally breathe again.…