Firefighters contain Maben house fire

Maben and Mathiston fire departments respond to the fire.

By Terry Harpole
For the WPT

MABEN — Maben and Mathiston volunteer fire departments responded to a house fire at 2483 MS Highway 15 about 2:15 p.m. Monday.

Brian and Laura Mitchell had been living in the house since 2011. … Read more

Forever Outdoors honors organ donors, recipients

Rob Robinson, second from right, welcomes Kelly Lott, Cindy Pittman and Keith Hendrix to his home for the Forever Outdoors dinner honoring organ donors and recipients. The dinner was held Dec. 19.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Forever Outdoors honored area organ donors and recipients with a dinner on Dec. 19 at the Webster County home of Rob “Bobcat” Robinson.

Robinson, a Starkville firefighter who lives on Starnes Tabernacle Road, co-founded … Read more

Supervisors hold 1st meeting of new year

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County Board of Supervisors rehired all county employees during its first meeting of 2015 at the Doss Building in Eupora.

The meeting began with the board accepting the minutes from all December … Read more

Take a break


Cyclists take break in Maben


These cyclists who were coming through Maben take a refreshment break at Maben Sprint Mart. … Read more

Eupora’s Graham accepts position at Winston Academy


By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress-Times

Rumors that had been circulating wildly over the Christmas Holidays came to fruition on Monday morning when Eupora High School head football coach Junior Graham confirmed that he would retire from the school on … Read more

FARMtastic yields agricultural lessons

Lisa Stewart, an agent with the MSU Extension Service in Webster County, explains the importance of rice to Clayton Griffin and Jalen Washington, third-graders from Houston Upper Elementary School. They were at FARMtastic’s Mighty Crops station at the Mississippi Horse Park near Starkville on Nov. 13.

From Press Reports

Third-graders who attended an agricultural event at Mississippi State University Nov. 10-15 can now tell their parents about the sources of food, clothing and other common products.

Oktibbeha County Extension agent Julie White conducted the third annual … Read more

Floyd visiting Eupora with new book


From Press Reports

John M. Floyd will sign copies of his latest mystery/suspense short story collection, “Fifty Mysteries” at the Webster County Public Library at 11:30 a.m. Monday.

The Attala County native and Mississippi State University graduate, who has won … Read more

Rep. Hood discusses upcoming session


By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

I would like to thank you for the honor and privilege of serving as your state representative in the Mississippi House of Representatives. It has been the experience of a lifetime working for and … Read more