Chili sale will benefit 4-H Shooting Sports

By Gwen Sisson

For the WPT

They needed a way to raise money for the 4-H Shooting Sports program without doing the “usual” thing.

“We took a chance on selling a hot meal during the Christmas market (eight years ago) Read more

Jobless rate rises to 6 percent

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate increased one-tenth of a percentage point to 6 percent in October.

Its unemployment rate was 5.9 percent a month earlier and 7.1 percent in October 2015, according to Mississippi Department Read more

Treloar resigns; Adkins named interim supt.

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

Assistant Superintendent Michael Adkins has been named the Webster County School District’s interim superintendent following the announced resignation of Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar.



The Webster County School Board accepted Treloar’s resignation, effective Read more

Rotary honors Student of the Month

From Staff Reports

The Eupora Rotary Club recognized Greer Blaylock as Rotary Student of the Month at its Nov. 1 luncheon. She was introduced by Teacher of the Month Teresa Whitaker, who teaches biology I and II and AP biology.Read more

Birth Announcements

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Josh and Lauren Smith of Eupora are proud to announce the birth of a son, Brister James Smith.

Brister was born Oct. 1, 2016, at OCH Regional Medical Center. He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and measured Read more