Category: News

Center house fire displaces local family

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times
A grease fire heavily damaged a home in Center last Thursday night but no one was injured.

The fire occurred at the home of Joe and Debi Ballard at 1693 Pogue Road between Webster-Lodi … Read more

City gives OK for blight citations

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Board of Aldermen has approved another motion regarding enforcement of the city’s blight prevention ordinance.

The latest vote came Feb. 2, when Mayor Dan Burchfield said the city has had no response … Read more

Board discusses timber sales

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board dealt with timber sale matters during its Feb. 2 meeting.

Dustin Hardin, area service forester with the Mississippi Forestry Commission, spoke to the board concerning 16th Section forestry issues, the minutes reflect.… Read more

Maben Library has valentine party

Lake Jones gives Maben Librarian Mary Boutwell (out of frame) a Valentine.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

Feb. 13 was our valentine party at the Maben Public Library.

We read a story about Clifford, the Big Red dog, titled “Clifford, We Love You.” Clifford is feeling blue and everyone is … Read more

Maben Library decorated with bunnies


From Press Reports

The Maben Public Library has been decorated for the upcoming Easter holidays.

Deirdre Dewberry-White, daughter of Carl Dewberry and Dottie Dewberry, made these bunnies available to the library.… Read more

House members move to end inspections


Two big deadlines faced House members made their way through the calendar. Thursday, February 12, was the deadline for Original Floor Action on general bills and constitutional amendments. If a bill was reported out of a committee but was not … Read more

Long Time Coming in concert


Long Time Coming will be in concert at 6 p.m. Feb. 22 at Maben United Methodist Church. Triplets Christian, … Read more

First pitch banquet

Pictured is the 2015 EHS Baseball team and coaches.

Eupora Baseball Boosters held their annual First Pitch Banquet on January 12, 2015 in the EHS Cafeteria. Guest speakers were MSU Assistant Coach Nick Mingione and New York Yankee Pitcher Jonathon Holder. … Read more

Friends of the Library


Friends of Webster County Public Library met Feb. 9 to hear Nicole McQuary (center) of Eupora present a slideshow and talk about her mission trip to Belize. She also brought several items, … Read more

McKee WCSD’s student of the month

McKee (holding plaque) is joined by family, Webster County School Board members and administrators at the board’s Feb. 2 meeting

From School Reports

Joseph McKee, a second-year management student at the Webster County Career and Technology Center, is the Webster County School District’s student of the month for February.

Joseph is the son of Toby and Laura McKee of Maben. … Read more