Special election upcoming

From Staff Reports

Voters in Webster and 21 other counties go the polls Tuesday to fill a vacant seat in Mississippi’s 1st Congressional District.

The May 12 election will fill the U.S. House seat vacated after Rep. Alan Nunnelee died … Read more

County’s unemployment rate 6.8 percent

From Staff Reports

Webster County’s unemployment rate decreased seven-tenths of a percentage point to 6.8 percent in March, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The jobless rate was 7.5 percent in February, while unemployment was at 12 percent … Read more

Eupora marks its 125th anniversary


By Dan Burchfield
Mayor of Eupora

On May 14, Eupora will mark its 125th birthday as an incorporated municipality in Mississippi. In recognition of this milestone, the city will be hosting a celebration to commemorate the event.

This will take … Read more

Mathiston Mayfest another big success

Some of the vendors and festivalgoers at MayFest in the Park

By Terry Harpole

MATHISTON — Once again, for the third year in a row, MayFest in the Park was a big success in bringing many people into town for the day.

A project of the Mathiston Civic League, the program … Read more

Lady Wolverines set to host rival Eupora

East Webster Player going for third during an earlier game against Eupora.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The East Webster softball machine just keeps on rolling.

The Lady Wolverines, now 16-2 on the season, are set to face arch-rival Eupora on Friday and Saturday in a best of three series to … Read more