Category: News

County’s unemployment rate 7.5 percent

From Staff Reports

The unemployment rate for Webster County decreased nearly two percentage points to 7.5 percent in February, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The jobless rate was 9.3 percent in January, while unemployment was at 12.1 … Read more

County awards courthouse site prep contract

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County has awarded a contract for preparing the courthouse site in Walthall.

The Board of Supervisors did so March 31, when it voted to award the contract to Harrison Dozer Service of Mathiston … Read more

Easter activities

Preschoolers from First Baptist Church of Eupora started the … Read more

District seeks EHS gym demolition bids

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School District plans to seek bids for demolition of Eupora High School’s gymnasium.

Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar requested permission from the county School Board on March 16 to request bids for the demolition … Read more

Seniors learn about organ, tissue donation

Pacific informs a class of EHS seniors about organ and tissue donation

From School Reports

LeighAnn Pacific, a senior at Mississippi State University majoring in communications and public relations, spoke to Eupora High School seniors last month about the importance of donation of organs and tissues.

Pacific has held numerous titles, including … Read more

$100 winner


Vera Goldman of Eupora was the winner of a $100 bill given away at Eupora Electronics … Read more

Lady Eagles pick up two more league victories

Marlee Ray gets the out at shortstop.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Eagles of Eupora High School kept up their winning ways on the fast-pitch softball field last week, earning a pair of Region 4-2A victories.

EHS won a 9-7 thriller over Bruce on … Read more

Southern Storm


Starkville Southern Storm Cheer Junior Level 2 Team won first place in its … Read more



Children from FBC Eupora learn that God loves them in G-Force (children’s worship) each Sunday morning. Join children in grades kindergarten through sixth grade in G-Force that begins each week at 11 a.m. … Read more