Category: News

McMinn wants to serve as District 4 Supervisor

From staff reports James “Jim” McMinn is ready and willing to work hard for the citizens of District 4 and all the people of Webster County. “I know the meaning of hard work,” said McMinn. “I know it will take…

Eupora High cheerleaders attend camp

For the WPT The Eupora High School cheerleaders attended Universal Cheerleaders Association camp last week at Mississippi State University. The cheerleaders participated in camp championships at the conclusion of camp. They placed first in cheer championship, fourth in sideline and fourth in…

Mitchell seeks Re-election as Webster County Sheriff

From staff reports Tim Mitchell, Incumbent Sheriff Elect for Webster County I am a Deacon at Reeds Chapel, Baptist Church. I am a life long resident of Webster County and I have been married to Tracie Mitchell for 30 years.…

Mumphrey announces Candidacy for Webster County Sheriff

From staff reports Hello, My name is Rocco “Rocky” Mumphrey, I am a Republican candidate for Sheriff of Webster County, MS. I have three sons, Rocky, Kevin, and the late Michael; also three grandchildren, Megan, Monica, and Nicholas Mumphrey. I…

Party primaries set for Aug. 4; absentee voting open until Aug. 1

From Staff Reports The Democratic and Republican party primaries in the 2015 elections will be Aug. 4, when polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Circuit Clerk Sherry Henderson reminds Webster County voters that unopposed local candidates for county…

‘Bible Club at the Lake’ set to reach children in community

By Gwen Sisson Children throughout Webster County and the surrounding area are invited to a special Backyard Bible Club designed to connect children and families with local churches. It all began when members of Cumberland Baptist Church took a mission…

Sports Schedules – 07/15/15

FRIDAY, AUG. 21 Prep Football 7 p.m. — New Hope at Louisville 7 p.m. — Union at Nanih Waiya 7 p.m. — Winona Christian at French Camp 7 p.m. — Vardaman at East Webster 7 p.m. — Strider at Kemper…

City board acts on blight properties

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora Board of Aldermen addressed the problem of blight properties during a public hearing and meeting on July 6. The blight hearing was for vacant houses at these addresses: 304 Noel St., owned…

Hot weather tips keep gardeners safe at work

By Gary R. Bachman MSU Horticulturist Coastal Research & Extension Center It’s pretty easy to grow plants when water is plentiful, and that’s the situation much of the time in Mississippi. But sooner or later, the weather gets hot and…