Eupora Eagles journey ends after great season

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

Although their third trip in school history to Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson did not go as hoped for, the Eupora Eagles can be proud of their remarkable 2012 high school football season.… Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Dec. 9, 1937 Pre-Holiday Sales in Full Swing We firmly believe that Eupora merchants are drawing shoppers from greater distances during these days of several pre-holiday sales than ever before in the business history of the town. … Read more

Volunteers know

By Gwen Sisson For the WPT

As a shoebox donor from First Baptist Church of Eupora said, “If you make a child happy, you have done something good.”

Faye Dewberry of FBC Mathiston said she is committed to Operation Christmas … Read more

County October unemployment 10.4 percent

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate in October dropped to its lowest level in nearly four years last month, falling to 10.4 percent.

That’s the lowest rate for the county since December 2008, when it was … Read more

Hostess shutdown has local impact

From Staff, Press Reports

A federal bankruptcy judge last week approved Hostess Brands’ plans to wind itself down, officially putting Twinkies and other brands on the auction block.

That also put in motion Hostess’ request to lay off 15,000 of … Read more


Herman Alvin ‘Al’ Evans Nov. 19, 2012 Services for Herman Alvin “Al” Evans, 73, were Nov. 21, 2012, at Adaton Baptist Church with the Revs. Hal Selby and Tom Daniel officiating. Burial was in Antioch Methodist Church Cemetery, Ackerman.

He … Read more