Voting absentee in person ends Saturday at noon

Jackson, Miss.—The deadline to cast an absentee ballot in person at the Circuit Clerk’s Office is this Saturday, November 1, 2014.

“The Statewide Election Management System indicates roughly the same number of absentee ballots have been requested for the General … Read more

Betts among summer grads

Brad Betts of Eupora was among graduates for the summer term at Mississippi State University. He graduated with a bachelor of science from the College of Education.… Read more

White-tailed deer are sought after

By James L. Cummins
Special to the Progress Times

White-tailed deer are the most interesting and sought after animals in North America and Mississippi.

Depending on where you are located in the Magnolia State, deer usually breed between Dec. 10 … Read more

Calendar of Events – 10/29/2014

Angel Tree program
Webster County registration for the Angel Tree program is Oct. 29 and 30 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Webster County DHS office, 53 Government Ave., Eupora.

Please have this information with you at registration: parent or … Read more

Jail Docket – 10/29/2014

Oct. 21
Charles A. Howell, DOB 03-27-77, WM; A&A Bail Bonds: bond surrender.
Timmy L. Bean, DOB 10-07-76, BM; Webster 7: warrant (released to Grenada County Oct. 24).

Oct. 22… Read more

Kindergarten exam scores below state average

By Russell Hood
Webster Progress-Times

The results of Mississippi’s first statewide assessment of kindergarten readiness reveal that two-thirds of the state’s youngest learners enter school unprepared to learn.

More than 40,000 kindergarteners from 144 districts throughout the state took the … Read more

Lost man rescued from woods in Cadaretta

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

An older adult lost in the woods in Cadaretta was rescued earlier this month thanks to the efforts of a local man and others.

Ricky Beck of Cadaretta Road in Webster County was at … Read more

Health fairs will focus on diabetes awareness

The Mississippi State University Extension Service is promoting diabetes awareness in a series of health fairs.

Health fair attendees will be able to talk to MSU Extension health specialists, get printed materials, obtain information about the signs and symptoms of … Read more

Obituaries – 10/29/2014

Robert Lloyd Edwards
Oct. 6, 2014
Graveside services for Robert Lloyd Edwards, 77 of Eupora were Oct. 28, 2014 at Edwards Springs Cemetery. Willie Reed, owner of Wise-Reed Funeral Home, and Brother James Hill Jr., minister of Eupora Church of … Read more