Unemployment rate 8.1 percent


By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate decreased three-tenths of a percentage point to 8.1 percent in July, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The jobless rate for June was 8.4 percent, while unemployment was … Read more

Three-run seventh leads Lady Eagles past Hatley

Savannah Kilpatrick at bat for the Lady Eagles.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Marlee Ray at shortstop.

Marlee Ray at shortstop.

Balls were zinging off the bats of the Lady Eagles of Eupora High School last week, as EHS rolled to a pair of slow-pitch softball victories.

Eupora opened the week … Read more

School fun



These are some scenes from the first month of school in the

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Storytime features ‘Pete the Cat’


By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

Excited children came to Webster County Library for their weekly storytime on Sept. 2.

After visiting with friends, they gathered to hear Ms. Pat read “Pete the Cat: Wheels on the Bus,” a … Read more