Locals among MSU graduates

Mississippi State University has released the graduation list for the 2013 fall term for Webster County.

Honor graduates include all … Read more

Hardin appointed Starkville city clerk

By Carl Smith

The Commercial Dispatch


Starkville aldermen on Feb. 4 unanimously promoted Deputy City Clerk Lesa Hardin to the department’s lead position.

Hardin, of Eupora, assumes the position made vacant when aldermen appointed Taylor Adams as chief administrative … Read more

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We now have a subscription service for our website. If you are a current print subscriber, please email us at with your name, email address and mailing address, and you can access this content as part of your print … Read more

Website develops future look

The Webster Progress Times (www.websterprogress has gone through many variations, designs and changes to its websites since the online version came to life in 2002.

In 2013, we were pretty good about updating the sites every week as well … Read more

Injured pedestrian


Emergency responders treat and prepare an injured pedestrian for transport to North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora. He was injured about 9:15 a.m. Monday at Veterans Memorial Boulevard (Highway 9) and Fox Avenue. The Eupora Police Department said Read more

Family loses home to fire

Eupora firefighters Michael Johnson and Dwayne Dodd (kneeling) help contain a fire to the kitchen area of a two-story house on Crowley Road. The fire occurred the afternoon of Jan. 29.

Other fires occur locally


By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County firefighters responded to a number of structure and other fires last week, including one that destroyed a family’s house on… Read more

Marvelous Mammals


Students in Cindy McCarter’s Gifted Class at East Webster Elementary School had a hands-on experience with native animals in January. Jennifer Jerrolds, … Read more

DECA students place at conference

DECA students (front) Jessica Surma, Bailey Stacy, Malakia Kuhn, (back) Corrina Windrick, Joseph McKee and Haley Pate.

From School Reports


On Jan. 15, members of the Webster County Career and Technology Center’s DECA student organization competed in the DECA District II Career Development Conference in Olive … Read more

Arrest made in school flag theft

From Press & Staff Reports


Authorities have made an arrest in connection with the theft of the flag from East Webster High School.

The American flag was stolen from the school the night of Jan. 25. Surveillance video provided … Read more

EOC hosts Emergency Telecommunicators Course

Jackson demonstrates police call classification.

From Press Reports


The Webster County Emergency Operations Center (911) hosted another National Academy of Emergency Dispatch, Emergency Course on Jan. 11, 12, 25 and 26.

On Jan. 12, students from Webster, Choctaw and Chickasaw counties took a classroom … Read more