Category: News

Aldermen hear rezoning request

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora Board of Aldermen has postponed action on rezoning request until a public hearing can be held. Governor A. Mays appeared before the board June 1 to request that lots 19, 20 and…

Kelly carries county in runoff

From Staff & Press Reports Trent Kelly carried Webster County on his way to winning the runoff for the vacant 1st District congressional seat. The Republican from Saltillo defeated Democrat Walter Zinn Jr. of Pontotoc in the June 2 special-election…

Parties work to resolve courthouse claim

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Parties involved in insurance litigation over Webster County’s burned courthouse continue to work to resolve the case. The county and Atlantic Specialty Insurance Co. have been engaged in litigation in federal court regarding…

Board accepts bid for EHS gym demolition

From Staff Reports The Webster County School Board has accepted a bid for the demolition of Eupora High School’s gymnasium. Five bids for the project were received April 30. On May 11, according to the minutes, the board approved Superintendent…

Memorial ride

SUSAN VAUGHN Bikers depart from Mockingbird Motorworks in Eupora for the third annual Cpl. Keith Crenshaw Memorial Ride. Nearly 60 motorcyclists came out Saturday morning to support the memory of the fallen Eupora police officer. Organizers of the

Newell addresses Sonshine Club

By Terry Harpole Randy Newell of Pearl was guest speaker at the May 21 meeting of the Center Grove Baptist Sonshine Club.

Maben Home, Garden Club officers installed

From Club Reports The Maben Home and Garden Club ladies congregated at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Mansfield, located on the Old Waverly golf course in West Point for the club year finale May 19. Jim and Deb…

Men suspects in Subway burglary

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A man who authorities believe helped break into a Eupora restaurant and steal thousands of dollars remains in custody following a burglary attempt in another town. Another man they identified as his possible accomplice…

Farmers’ Market returns to Maben

By Ann Woodson, Representative Maben Farmers’ Market The Maben Farmers’ Market got off to a great start Saturday. The weather was beautiful and vendors started arriving early. Even though the wet spring has delayed some of our gardens, there was…

Storytime party

Eleven happy and energetic children gathered at Webster County Public Library on May 20 for the last storytime before summer break. They visited, played on the computer, put puzzles together and checked out books before entering the meeting room