Board sets county road speed limits

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Board of Supervisors has officially set speed limits for Webster County roads.

Supervisors did so after consultation with County Engineer Karl Grubb on Nov. 2. They set these speed limits for roads in … Read more

City orders demolition of house

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora leaders have again taken formal action to rid the city of a blighted house.

At the Nov. 2 meeting of the Eupora Board of Aldermen, members instructed City Attorney Jacqueline Meek to start … Read more

MSBA rep addresses School Board

Eupora Elementary School student Rett Embry (front, third from l.) displays his plaque as Webster County Board of Education Student of the Month. With him are his parents, Patton and Allison Embry, sister Anna Elizabeth, grandmother Kathy Embry, EES Principal Chip Powell, Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar and board members .

From Staff Reports

A representative of the Mississippi School Boards Association addressed the Webster County School Board about online policy services during its first monthly meeting.

Mike Flynn from the MSBA addressed the board regarding the progress of the school … Read more

I expect compassion and courage from my state


When did Mississippians stop doing what was the right and stop helping others because of fear?

I expected Alabama and some Northern states to say Syrian Refugees are not welcome, but for my state of Mississippi- the hospitality state- to … Read more

Former East Webster star Patterson takes MACJC Honors


From school reports

East Mississippi Community College freshman forward Quantesha Patterson has been tabbed the season’s first MACJC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week to tip off her promising collegiate career.

The 5-foot-11 Patterson averaged 26.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.5 … Read more

Boo Parade Fun

Valerie Turner and Glenda Dobbs of Meek Insurance Agency distribute treats.


Nealy “Batgirl” Swindle and her mother, Chastity, pass out candy at the … Read more

WCCTC teams among Digital Dawg Byte winners

Digital Dawg Byte winners from the WCCTC are, first place (front row), Richard Duncan, Greer Blaylock, Chloe Vaughn and Kaelyn Mitchell; and, second place (back row) Deanna James, Brandon White, Hunter Hitt and Ashley Vaughan.

From School Reports

Students enrolled in the Dionne Hodges’ Business Management program at the Dionne Hodges’ Business Management program at WCCTC competed in events at the Digital Dawg Byte High School Technology Competition in October.

This annual competition is sponsored … Read more