Aldermen approve employee pay raises

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Eupora leaders have approved pay raises for city employees upon the recommendation of Mayor Tommy Lott. When the Board of Aldermen adopted the budget for this fiscal year on Sept. 13, it did so…

Police make drug arrest

From Staff Reports A weekend traffic stop in the city resulted in a felony drug arrest, according to the Eupora Police Department. Police Chief Gregg Hunter said Officer Tayler Hitt stopped a vehicle about 6:30 p.m. Sunday on West Roane…

Vandals spray-paint graffiti at EHS

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Police are investigating the spray-painting of graffiti that included profanity and at least one threatening message on the Eupora High School campus. The vandalism was discovered and reported to the Eupora Police Department about…

Emergency declaration includes county

From Press, Staff Reports Gov. Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency Monday for Webster and other counties impacted by freezing rain, flooding and severe weather. Nearly 60 Mississippi counties reported effects from the storms, including Webster, where schools were…

Obituaries

Brad Murphy Jan. 7, 2013 Services for Charles Bradford “Brad” Murphy, 57, were Jan. 13, 2013, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Danny Irvin officiating. Burial was in Enon Cemetery. He was born May 10, 1955, in…

Calendar of Events

Brunswick stew fundraiser A Brunswick stew fundraiser will be at 11 a.m. Jan. 19 at the Stewart Fire Department. The meal, which is $5, includes stew, cornbread/crackers, dessert and drink. Stew will also be available for $20 a gallon, $10…