Interact donations


Eupora High School Interact students gathering items to donate to St. Jude Hospital in honor of Miller Calhoun are… Read more

3 fire departments have new trucks

Showing off the fire trucks acquired through county funding for Walthall, Mathiston and Tomnolen are Chief Casey Henderson of the Walthall Fire Department, Assistant Chief Shane Box and Chief Lee Gilliland of the Mathiston Fire Department, Chief Joe Huffman of the Tomnolen Fire Department, Sheriff Tim Mitchell and Fire Coordinator Barry Rushing.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County Fire Service is proud of three additional trucks that the county has acquired for the Mathiston, Tomnolen and Walthall volunteer fire departments.

The Class A pumpers are Mathiston’s Engine 297, Tomnolen’s Engine … Read more

Easter cantata Sunday at FBC Eupora

By Gwen Sisson

First Baptist Church of Eupora’s music minister, John Herring, said he hopes that the congregation will have a very genuine worship experience as part of the 2015 Easter cantata.

“It’s my prayer that we will experience the … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 03/25/2015

Firing Dan Jones big mistake
By Charles Dunagin, Editor
McComb Enterprise-Journal

I don’t recall the exact date, but it was at least six months ago when I was told Dan Jones was going to lose his job as chancellor of … Read more

Time Capsules – 03/25/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: March 28, 1940

Jack Sugg Opens New Lion Station
Jack K. Sugg, young Eupora businessman, has opened a filling station on Highway 82 in the eastern part of Eupora’s fast-growing … Read more

Holmes’ history-making season ends in heartbreaking loss

From school reports

The history-making 2014-15 basketball season came to a painful end here today in the quarterfinals of the NJCAA National Tournament with the Holmes Community College Bulldogs falling to the Hill College Rebels, 73-72.

The Bulldogs ended the … Read more

Get head start with transplants 

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists
Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

Instead of waiting for seeds to sprout, set out transplants to give yourself an edge on the gardening season. Choose young transplants that have … Read more

Deadlines given for congressional election

From Press Reports

Because of the passing of Congressman Alan Nunnelee, a vacancy exists in the 1st District for U.S. Congress.

Gov. Phil Bryant has set the date of the special election to fill the vacancy on May 12. If … Read more

Board accepts wireless network bid

From Staff Reports

Webster County School District board members accepted a bid for a wireless network system at a previous meeting.

Howard Technology Solutions submitted the lone bid of $106,339 for the districtwide wireless network system, according to minutes of … Read more

Jail Docket – 03/25/2015

March 13
James Norman, DOB 01-17-63, WM; Webster 9: jail support.
March 16
Victoria Kelly, DOB 01-25-88, WF; MDOC: probation violation.
Xemenia Dillon, DOB 09-09-90. WF: MDOC: probation violation.… Read more