Category: News

Car vandalism under investigation

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Local and state authorities are investigating the vandalism of a car that occurred early Friday in northwest Webster County.

Sheriff Tim Mitchell said someone vandalized a 2005 Mercury Montego sometime between midnight Thursday and … Read more

WCSD obtains body cameras for officers

Chief Deputy Jeff Mann wears one of the body cameras.

From Press Reports

On March 25 the Webster County Sheriff’s Department was blessed to receive new body cameras. The cameras were purchased using a Justice Assistance Grant from the Justice Department.

Sheriff Tim Mitchell stated that, as everyone has seen … Read more

Miniature horses make rounds

Sanders and Brunson hold “Little Sam” as GLC-Eupora resident Yvonne Middleton pets the miniature horse.

From Staff Reports

Two miniature horses brought smiles to residents at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Long-Term Care Unit and Golden LivingCenter-Eupora last week.… Read more

13 file for 1st District special election

From Press & Staff Reports

Thirteen people have qualified to run for the open congressional seat in Mississippi’s 1st District, which includes Webster County. One of them is a Eupora resident.

Although candidates run without party labels in special elections, … Read more

Interact volunteers


Interact students at Eupora High School help with luminaria bags for Relay for Life.… Read more

Crowell named KSD’s Teacher of the Year

Kosciusko School District Teacher of the Year Gwendolyn Crowell

By Nancy Green
The Star-Herald

KOSCIUSKO — As Teacher of the Year from the Kosciusko School District, Gwendolyn Crowell is among teachers nominated from throughout the state who will be eligible for top teacher award for Mississippi.

Sponsored by the … Read more

‘Easter’ read at Maben storytime

Khloei Earley, Kinley and Kalee Scott hunt Easter eggs after storytime.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

We read “Easter” by Gail Gibbons during storytime at the Maben Public Library on March 27. It told the story of how Jesus was born and began teaching.

Jesus had followers called disciples. … Read more

EWHS tennis duo inks with Meridian

East Webster High School tennis player Hayden Hill signs a letter of intent with Meridian Community College. Joining her are (front) her parents, Scott and Liz Hill; (back) EWHS tennis coach Pam Champion; and Hill’s siblings, Ryleigh, Morgan and Preston Hill.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times
MABEN — Two East Webster High School seniors have signed national letters of intent to play tennis for Meridian Community College in 2015-16.

John Taylor Champion and Hayden Hill signed with MCC in front … Read more

Lady Eagles pick up three wins on diamond

Sidney Bailey pitching against New Hope.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School softball team won three of the four games it played last week including a key 10-6 Region 4-2A win over homestanding Bruce on Tuesday.

The Lady Eagles followed up that … Read more