Calendar of Events – 9/24/2014

Stacy Gilbert memorial benefit
A benefit in memory of Stacy Gilbert will be Sept. 27 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church. The church is located at 323 New Hope Road, Starkville.

Mr. Gilbert passed away on Aug. … Read more

Parkway recognizes seasonal employees

From Press Reports

The Natchez Trace Parkway has recognized the contributions of longtime seasonal employees to the operation of the parkway.

Those recognized included Johnny Fowler of Webster County for six seasons of work.

Seasonal employees join the National Park … Read more

3 charged following fights

From Staff Reports

Eupora police filed charges against three men following related fights reported at two locations last week.

Webster 911 dispatched officers to a fight with gunshots in the parking lot at the Texaco station at 2660 W. Roane … Read more

Obituaries – 9/24/2014

Betty Jo White
Sept. 17, 2014

Services for Betty Jo White, 80, of Maben were Sept. 20, 2014, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with burial in Maben Memorial Garden.

She died Sept. … Read more

County adopts 2014-15 budget

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County Board of Supervisors held its public hearing on the county budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year before approving in the boardroom at the Doss Building last Friday.

District 4 Supervisor Paul … Read more

Large crowd attends Harvest Festival

Festival-goers admire cars at the car show

By Terry Harpole

After having four festivals, the Mathiston Civic League held its second Summer Harvest Festival in the town park Saturday.

To anyone walking around, the midway of the Midsouth Fair in Southaven might have come in mind, with … Read more

City board adopts new budget

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Board of Aldermen has adopted the city’s fiscal 2015 budget and tax millage with no increase.

Aldermen adopted the 2014-15 budget and a tax millage resolution in separate 4-0 votes Sept. 11, … Read more

WCSD enrollment up for 4th year running

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress Times

The Webster County School District is proud to announce that enrollment for the 2014-15 school year has increased, making this the fourth consecutive year for this trend.

The school district as a whole … Read more

4-H club hosts Military Health Fair

Aleah Graham checks the blood pressure of Richard Jones, who is retired from the U.S. Navy, and John Jones, a Mississippi State University employee, as Akeah Graham records information to give to the participants.

The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club hosted a Military Health Fair on Sept. 6 from 8 a.m. until noon and the 7th from 1-5 p.m. for members and their families to celebrate Community Days of Service.… Read more