Prescott sets school record

From school reports

FAYETTEVILLE —  In a wild back and forth affair, Mississippi State (8-3, 4-3 SEC) outlasted Arkansas (6-4, 4-3) to win 51-50 on the road Saturday night. A potential game-winning field goal attempt by Arkansas was blocked by … Read more

Obituaries – 11/25/15

Joe Wayne Anderson
Oct. 28, 2015
Services for Joe Wayne Anderson, 70. of Eupora were Oct. 31, 2015, at Wise-Reed Funeral Home in Eupora with the Revs. Ricky Holloway and Charles Lee White officiating. Burial was in Embry Cemetery.… Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Eloise Stewart Avery

Mrs. Eloise Stewart Avery, 86, of the Springhill Community passed away Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Vickers Personal Care Home in Mathiston, MS. Mrs. Avery was a retired longtime business woman in Eupora. She also worked for ten years at … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Ella Mae Breland

Mathiston, MS

Mrs. Ella Mae Breland, 92, passed away on November 16, 2015, at her residence in Mathiston. Mrs. Ella Mae was born May 27, 1923, in Clay County, the daughter of the late Clarence and Maybell Gregg Coggins. She … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Martha LaNelle Brown O’Neal

Eupora, MS

Mrs. Martha Lanelle Brown O’Neal, 75, of Eupora, MS passed away Thursday, November 19, 2015 at her home. Mrs. O’Neal retired from teaching after 48 years as an English and French high school teacher at Eupora High School, … Read more

Legals – 11/25/15

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’ S SALE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY OF WEBSTER WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated May 12, 2010, executed by JACK D. GRAY AND … Read more

Head Start under investigation in county

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson and Tish Butts
The Winona Times

WINONA – Head Start and Early Head Start classes in Montgomery, Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Holmes, and Webster counties are temporarily suspended after the federal Office of Head Start suspended Central … Read more

Flags for the Fallen


Army veteran Jimmy Farley posts an American flag alongside others representing fallen soldiers from Webster County. He and other veterans posted the flags during the Veterans Day … Read more

Courthouse insurance settlement reached

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County has reached a final settlement of remaining insurance claims involving the burned courthouse in Walthall.

The Board of Supervisors voted Monday to “accept the sum of $1.3 million in full settlement of … Read more