Circuit clerk preparing to issue voter ID cards

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


The Webster County circuit clerk’s office is preparing to issue identification cards to voters who lack proper ID.

Voter ID will be in effect beginning with the June 3 primary election. Any voter … Read more

911 calls

Dec. 20

2:03 p.m., reckless driver, Hwy. 82; MHP, Mathiston PD respond.

2:09 p.m., assist MHP, Hwy. 82; Webster SO responds.

5:12 p.m., threatening phone calls and text messages, West Gould Avenue; Eupora PD responds.

7:49 p.m., medical, Hwy. 50; … Read more

West Oktibbeha schools merger proposed

From Press & Staff Reports


Recommendations from the Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure include moving West Oktibbeha Elementary School to fill the West Oktibbeha high school building after the Starkville and Oktibbeha County schools’ scheduled July 2015 … Read more

Commission on Children’s Justice recommends changes 

From Press Reports


The Mississippi Commission on Children’s Justice has recommended creation of a state funded, uniform youth court system and called for a comprehensive review of all state laws related to child protection and foster care under the … Read more

Eupora begins district hoops play on Jan. 7

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times


Ready or not, here it comes. The Eupora High School boys and girls basketball team will begin their four-game district schedule on Jan. 7 when they play host to Calhoun City.

Region 4-2A, … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Jan. 5, 1939

Thomas B. Murrah New Store Manager

Friends are congratulating Thomas B. Murrah, young Eupora businessman, on his recent promotion to manager of Eupora Volunteer Food Store.

Mr. … Read more