County’s unemployment rate 8.3 percent

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By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate was up 1.6 percentage points in December, based on figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

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OCC workshop

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First Baptist Church of Eupora recently held its first Operation Christmas Child workshop, hosted by Gerry Hood (far right) who taught

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City hires Bowen as park director

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Board of Aldermen voted Monday night to hire Rusty Bowen as the city’s next park director on a part-time basis.

His hiring followed an hour-long executive session to discuss personnel on the … Read more

Rotary readers

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Eupora Rotarians Dan Burchfield (left), mayor of Eupora, and Russell Hood (right), news editor of the Progress-Times, read books to the preschool class at V’s Peace,

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MLK Day Parade

Mayor Larry Pruitt of Maben leads the MLK Day parade and service.

The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club and other organizations walk from the Maben Public Library for the MLK Day service , which was Jan. 18.

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