Category: News

Organization, USM help promote job growth

From Press Reports

Innovate Mississippi and the University of Southern Mississippi College of Business Economic Development and Tourism Department have teamed up to assist the Regional Economic Enterprise of Mississippi (The Enterprise), an organization that was formed by an interlocal … Read more

Relay for Life Luminaria Ceremony planned

Luminaria Ceremony volunteers include (standing) Tracy Palmer, Mary Lynn McCully, (seated) Dan Burchfield, Johnathan Holmes and Bill Reed. Other ceremony volunteers are Bill Stewart and Jacqueline Meek.

By Dan Burchfield

Webster County’s seventh annual Relay for Life is set for Saturday, April 25, beginning at 6 p.m. and the Luminaria Ceremony to begin at 8 p.m.

As in years past, this event is being hosted by North … Read more

Brantley Park community center sought

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times
A large contingent of people attended last week’s meeting of the Eupora Board of Aldermen in support of building a community center at Toby Brantley Park.

Robert Gibbs (Ward 4) and Junior Shaw (Ward … Read more

City buying new fire truck

From Staff Reports

City leaders have authorized the purchase of a new truck for the Eupora Fire Department.

Marc Flanagan of Pro-Fire Equipment, a fire truck and fire equipment retailer, brought a fire truck from Pierce Manufacturing to Eupora on … Read more

Blaylock to serve as a summer missionary to Italy

Brad Blaylock

By Gwen Sisson

According to studies, there are 1.8 million students in Italy and less than 100 people trying to reach them for Christ.

This summer, Brad Blaylock of Eupora will be one of a team of Campus Crusades for … Read more

Celebrating Easter

Jackie McMullan’s PreK students

Eupora Elementary School prekindergarten and kindergarten students had fun celebrating Easter with an egg hunt and picnic.… Read more

Pennies for Patients


Eupora Elementary School raised over $1,800 for Pennies for Patients during the month of February. All money raised will go toward the Mississippi/Louisiana chapter of the … Read more

FBC children sing

Preschool Choir

The Children’s Choir, the Preschool Choir and the Nursery Choir all performed as… Read more

Local songwriter earns CDAF spot

Arey Wilson

From Press & Staff Reports

Starkville’s Cotton District Arts Festival revamped its annual songwriter competition this year, putting more emphasis on the writer than the song.

Andrew Rendon and Keatzi Gunmoney, co-chairs of the competition, created a showcase element for … Read more

Fun at Storytime


Storytime at Webster County Library on April 8 was filled with laughter. After a time of visiting with friends, … Read more