EES student attends presidential inauguration

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A Eupora Elementary School student witnessed history firsthand when she attended the second inauguration of President Barack Obama last month. Sixth-grader Kyla Patterson heard the president deliver his inaugural address and took part in…

School Board approves agreement

From Staff Reports The county School Board has formally agreed to let supervisors use its boardroom because of last month’s courthouse fire. School Board minutes show that members approved a recommendation from Superintendent Jack Treloar on Feb. 4 to enter…

Eupora architect honored as AIA Fellow

From Press, Staff Reports The 2013 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects has elevated Belinda Stewart, FAIA, to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the profession. 2013…

MDA advises on economic development alliance

From Staff Reports ACKERMAN — With a proposed regional economic development partnership still undecided, the Choctaw County Economic Development District and Foundation looked to Kathy Gelston for guidance. Supervisors in Webster, Choctaw and Montgomery counties voted last fall to contract…

Library patrons may download e-books

From Press Reports The new year has brought new services to the Webster County Public Library with e-books and a new web page. The Tombigbee Regional Library System, which includes the Webster County Public Library, has received a Library Services…

City, county consider courtroom agreement

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Eupora and Webster County officials are working to formalize an agreement for the county’s use of the municipal courtroom. Mayor Tommy Lott, at Monday night’s Board of Aldermen meeting, said the county has already…