County jobless rate at 10.3 percent

By Russell Hood
Webster Progress-Times

The unemployment rate for Webster County fell 1.7 percentage points to 10.3 percent in August, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The jobless rate was 12 percent in July and 11.7 percent in … Read more

City approves raises for part-time officers

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Board of Aldermen approved pay raises for three part-time police officers during a special-called meeting Monday afternoon.

The police personnel matter was approved after discussion of an item placed on the agenda … Read more

See You at the Pole

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Students at Eupora High School (top) and East Webster High School (bottom) gather for “See You at the Pole.” The Fellowship of Christian Athletes at both schools sponsored the services before classes began

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Wolverines celebrate Homecoming

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PHOTOS BY DIANA EDWARDS
Malcomb Jones catches a pass for the Wolverines.
A pair of Wolverines takes down J.Z. George quarterback Toby Brown.
The East Webster Wolverines won Friday’s home game against J.Z. George by a score of 38-7.

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Pack 30

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Cub Scouts Pack 30 of Eupora/Mathiston area spent its Saturday morning (Sept. 20) at James O. Gary Park in Eupora participating in one of its annual service projects of helping pick up trash. After cleaning the park, the Scouts were … Read more