Category: News

Basketball tournament to benefit EHS teams

From Staff Reports The North Sip Ruff Ryders are sponsoring a semi-pro basketball tournament Saturday at the Eupora Elementary School gym. Registration starts at 10 a.m. and the tournament at 11 a.m. The registration fee is $50 per team. All…

Every hero has a story at Maben Library

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library “Super Heroes” is the theme this summer at Maben Public Library. We will kick off our program on June 9 with Katharyn C. Rosenhan, firefighter assistant training officer with Adaton Fire Department. We…

Sales tax collections reported

From Staff Reports Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect March sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for area municipalities. The city of Eupora’s sales tax allocation is $35,742, which is down about half a percent from the…

Grand jury issues report

From Staff Reports Webster County grand jurors who were recalled May 19 have submitted a report of their investigations. After investigating 16 reported violations of the law and questioning 13 witnesses, the panel returned eight true bills recorded on eight…

Obituaries – 05/27/15

Estelle Richards Coleman May 20, 2015 Services for Estelle Richards Coleman, 97, were May 21, 2015, at Friendship Baptist Church near Sturgis. Burial was in Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Starkville. She was born Nov. 27, 1917, in Noxubee County. Mrs. Coleman was…

Legals – 05/27/15

INVITATION FOR BIDS FOREST PRODUCTS FOR SALE ON COUNTY SCHOOL LANDS Sealed bids will be received by the Webster County School District, Eupora, Mississippi up to and not later than 10:00 A. M. on June 1st, 2015 for the right…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 05/20/15

We now have a subscription service for our website. If you are a current print subscriber, please email us at bookkeeping@winstoncountyjournal.com with your name, email address and mailing address, and you can access this content as part of your print subscription. If…

Eupora observes its 125th anniversary

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The city of Eupora celebrated its 125th birthday last Thursday in front of the historic Depot. Eupora High School students and others kicked off the celebration by releasing 125 balloons in honor of the…

MDE releases reading test results

From Staff & Press Reports The overall passing rate for the Webster County School District was above state average on this spring’s statewide reading assessment testing. The Mississippi Department of Education released school- and district-level passing rates for the Third-Grade…