MEC study includes local road, bridge needs

From Press & Staff Reports An investment of an additional $375 million annually is needed to address the most vital road and bridge needs in Mississippi at the state and local level, according to a report released Friday by MEC…

Depot to house congressional field office

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly is opening a congressional field office in Eupora, officials have announced. The office will be located in the Depot at 855 S. Dunn. The Rev. Willy Weddle of Eupora will…

Eupora attorney named circuit judge

From Press Reports Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed George Mitchell Jr. of Eupora as Circuit Court Judge for the 5th Circuit Court District, which includes Webster, Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Grenada, Montgomery and Winston counties. Named Friday, Mitchell will fill the…

Supervisor retiring

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF District 1 Supervisor Robert Hitt was honored with a retirement reception Friday at the Webster County Office Building. At his side is his wife, Yvonne. Refreshments included a yard sale-themed cake. Mr. Hitt is retiring after three terms…

Building improvements

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Tron Elliott (on lift) and Trevor Stowers of Parker Roberson Painting caulk the front of the county-owned Doss Building. They were working there