Category: News

O’Brians have Yard of the Month

From Club Reports   The Yard of the Month sign for July was placed in the beautifully landscaped yard of Donald and Brenda O`Brian on Douglastown Road near Maben. The lush-green lawn is surrounded by huge oak trees and various…

EWE student to compete in state pageant

Pre-Teen Miss Webster County Mikela Ann Gunter will be a contestant in the statewide Little Miss and Mr. Magnolia State Pageant finals in Vicksburg on Saturday and Sunday. Mikela is the daughter of Justin and Angel Gunter of Mathiston, and…

Local girl competing in pageant

From Press Reports   Young Miss Central Webster County RiLeigh Kate Johnson of Maben will be a contestant in the statewide Little Miss and Mr. Magnolia State Pageant finals in Vicksburg on Saturday and Sunday. She is the daughter of Field…

Locals contribute to GS World Series title

For the Progress-Times   Macon Ballard and Jackson Knight of Eupora competed with their 8U travel baseball team and won the 8U Grand Slam World Series title in Panama City Beach, Florida, the first week of July. The TNT Fury…

Fire destroys Draine Road home

From Staff Reports A family escaped without injury from a fire that consumed their home early Sunday morning. Eupora and Walthall fire departments were dispatched at 3:08 a.m. Sunday to the fire at 508 Draine Road, which is on the…

The Enterprise board receives training

By Lara Bowman Executive Director The Enterprise of Mississippi Millie Callaway with Tennessee Valley Authority Economic Development led a board discussion among The Enterprise board members on June 15. Callaway discussed with board members their roles and responsibilities as a board member…

Want People to Think You’re Crazy? Try Eating a Bug

By Roger Alford   A teacher asked her class how to prevent diseases caused by biting insects. “Don’t bite any,” came one little boy’s response. The last thing most folks would ever do is bite an insect, but there are…

MAC specialist discusses services

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Mississippi Access to Care is a “one-stop shop” that helps people secure needed services or benefits, according to a representative of the agency. MAC Specialist Amanda Sheffield, on Monday, presented the Webster County…

911 calls

July 10 8:12 a.m., medical, Hwy. 182 West; EMS responds. 9:19 a.m., MVA, Holland Crossing; EMS, Mathiston FD, Webster SO, MHP respond. 10:24 a.m., dispute with child, East Roane Avenue; Eupora PD responds. 11:16 a.m., alarm, East Old Hwy. 82;…

Education Notes

HCC District Dog Lunch in Eupora The Holmes Alumni Association is having District Dog Lunches in the nine counties supporting Holmes Community College. The lunches have been organized to help alumni network and socialize with other alumni in the area.…