Category: News

Complaint addresses burned-out buildings

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


City leaders have authorized that steps be taken to enforce Eupora’s blight prevention ordinance regarding burned-out properties downtown.

Michael and Angela Chandler, owners of Consumer Credit Inc., expressed concerns about the condition of … Read more

Bass club kicks off tournament season

By Ricky Young


Tri-County Bass Club


As president of the Tri-County Bass Club, I would like to thank all the other club members: Phillip Hardin (vice president), Tish Hardin (secretary/treasurer), Cathey Young (secretary/treasurer), Joey Anderson, Preston Hardin, Cody … Read more

‘Our Country’: Those who sacrificed are smiling

“O beautiful for patriot dream

That sees beyond the years

Thine alabaster cities gleam

Undimmed by human tears.

America! America!

God shed His grace on thee,

And crown thy good with brotherhood

From sea to shining sea.”


By Michael … Read more

Great American Smokeout is Thursday

From Press Reports


A smoked turkey is probably on the list this holiday season, but cross off tobacco products.

This year, take part in the American Cancer Society’s 2017 Great American Smokeout on Thursday, when smokers choose to go … Read more

Maben storytime about pumpkins

By Librarian Mary Boutwell

Maben Public Library


It was a pumpkin carving kind of day at the Maben Public Library on Oct. 21.MPL:Helping11-16

We read “The Pumpkin Patch Parable.” It told of a farmer and the vegetables he grew, … Read more

MDWFP presents lake management proposal

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


Officials with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks have presented a proposal for management of Whites Creek Lake to the Eupora Board of Aldermen.

Fisheries biologists Keith Meals and Dennis Riecke … Read more

Veterans Day program


RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Clayton Allen (left) and other local veterans post American flags representing every fallen soldier of the armed forces from Webster County at the veterans monument by the Eupora Post Office. They were participating in the Veterans Day memorial

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Mitchell wins circuit judge race

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora’s George Mitchell will continue his service as a circuit judge after winning election to the office he was appointed to earlier this year.

He has served as Circuit Court judge for the 5th Read more

Jail Docket

Nov. 3

Kevin Bingham, DOB 03-14-76, BM; MDOC: probation violation.

Nov. 4

Lejuan Wilder, DOB 02-09-97, BM; MDOC: probation violation.

Leslie Hawkins, DOB 10-31-80, WF; Webster 8: contempt of court.

Huey Yates, DOB 10-01-62, BM; Webster SO: serving weekends.

William … Read more