Category: News

Constable, House races in runoffs

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Voters in nine Webster County precincts will return to the polls Tuesday with two races on the ballot in the Democratic and Republican primaries. Democratic voters will choose between Jeremy Kilgore and David P.…

Presley addresses rural broadband access

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley heard concerns about the lack of good wireless coverage and broadband service in rural areas at a public meeting in Eupora last week. Holding his 145th town…

School Board approves tax levy request

From Staff Reports The Webster County School District board has approved its property tax levy request for local support of the district’s new budget. The board did so Aug. 3 upon the recommendation of Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar, according…

Library luau

Children returned to storytime at Webster County Public Library on Aug. 12 after a summer break. Ms. Pat, dressed in Hawaiian attire, welcomed the excited children to a luau. 

MSU football focuses on two-a-day practices

http://www.hailstate.com Mississippi State football completed its second two-a-day practices of preseason camp on Monday at “The Farm” off campus. A heat index soaring near and at times above 100 degrees greeted the squad at both practices, but head coach Dan…

Bank of Kilmichael bucking trend

By Becky Gillette Mississippi Business Journal Small banks are somewhat of an endangered species in the United States in an era of mergers and acquisitions. That trend is particularly of concern in small rural areas where a bank closing can…

Lady Wolverines open defenses of championship with two wins

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School began defense of their MHSAA Class 2A State Slow-Pitch Softball title in impressive fashion on Saturday, rolling past Grenada 10-0 and New Hope 17-5 in the…

Dabbs Family Pharmacy

Participating in the Aug. 14 ribbon cutting for Dabbs Family Pharmacy of Eupora are

Brisk sales at Maben Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins Maben Farmers’ Market Saturday morning started off cool enough that the hot fried peach and apple pies tasted especially good to the folks who came early to the Maben Farmers’ Market. However, before the morning selling was…

Cain Clinic

Participating in the Aug. 14 ribbon cutting for Cain Clinic at its new location in Eupora are Mayor Dan Burchfield; Lisa Fulgham and Stan Blaylock of the Bank of Kilmichael; Chloe Burson, CFNP Hannah Pittman, Corey Murphy, RN and Office…