Category: News

Eupora, East Webster remain in same region

By Austin Bishop

Webster Progress Times

When the Mississippi High School Activities Association recently handed down its biannual redistricting for the upcoming school year, Eupora and East Webster found themselves in a familiar place with a new name — Region Read more

Honor Rolls

EWES Honor Roll

East Webster Elementary School has released its Honor Roll for the first nine weeks:

A Honor Roll

First Grade: William Walton Adams, Lillie Isabella Andrews, Garrett Thomas, Rebekah Nell Cooksey, Blakelynn Nycole Crowley, Taylar My’Shae Crumble, Keagan Read more

Woods apparently headed to Eupora High School

By Robbie Faulk

Special to the Progress Times

Before legendary coach Ricky Woods ever won a state championship, his early years began with a successful stint at Eupora High School.

With eight championship rings now on his fingers, Woods is Read more

School Board approves various recommendations Oct. 17

The Webster County School Board approved these motions on Oct.17, according to minutes of that meeting:

  • the minutes of the Oct. 10 meeting.
  • a recommendation from Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar to only meet once in November on Nov. 14
Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Nov. 20, 1941

Stores to be Closed Today

By official proclamation of Mayor A.C. Hooper, Gov. Paul Johnson and President Franklin Roosevelt, Thursday, Nov. 20, will be observed by Euporans as Thanksgiving Day.

All Eupora stores and Read more

Hill grand marshal of Eupora parade

From Press Reports


Billy Hill, whose career spans 60 years in retail here in Eupora, will serve as grand marshal of the Eupora Christmas Parade, which starts at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec 3.

The retail veteran started out … Read more

Sheriff’s Department issues report

From the Webster County Sheriff’s Department


The Webster County Sheriff’s Department would like to let the citizens of Webster County know that we strive to protect the county and its citizens.

This is a list of arrests that have … Read more

East Webster to resume hoops season

By Rocky Higginbotham

Webster Progress Times


With the elimination of the the football team from the Class 2A state playoffs, East Webster is set to resume its 2016-17 basketball season next week.

The Wolverines, who have yet to play, … Read more

Mantee Depot renovation earns design award

From Press & Staff Reports


The Mantee Depot renovation project has been honored with an AIA Mississippi Design Award.

The Mississippi Chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ 2016 Design Awards Celebration honored recipients with design excellence awards and … Read more

Maben Lions announce PPK Sectional Winners

By Jane Collins, Secretary

Maben Lions Club


Oct. 30 was a hot, dry day at the Meridian Wildcats high school stadium site of the Punt, Pass and Kick Sectional contest for the Maben Lions Club winners to compete at … Read more