Webster County historic courthouse burns

By Ruthie Robison

The Webster Progress Times

An early morning fire gutted and destroyed most of the historic Webster County Courthouse.

Around 2:30 a.m. the Walthall Volunteer Fire Department with Eupora Volunteer Fire Department backing up responded to an alert, … Read more

Aldermen approve employee pay raises

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora leaders have approved pay raises for city employees upon the recommendation of Mayor Tommy Lott.

When the Board of Aldermen adopted the budget for this fiscal year on Sept. 13, it did so … Read more

Police make drug arrest

From Staff Reports

A weekend traffic stop in the city resulted in a felony drug arrest, according to the Eupora Police Department.

Police Chief Gregg Hunter said Officer Tayler Hitt stopped a vehicle about 6:30 p.m. Sunday on West Roane … Read more

Vandals spray-paint graffiti at EHS

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Police are investigating the spray-painting of graffiti that included profanity and at least one threatening message on the Eupora High School campus.

The vandalism was discovered and reported to the Eupora Police Department about … Read more

Emergency declaration includes county

From Press, Staff Reports

Gov. Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency Monday for Webster and other counties impacted by freezing rain, flooding and severe weather.

Nearly 60 Mississippi counties reported effects from the storms, including Webster, where schools were … Read more

Obituaries

Brad Murphy Jan. 7, 2013 Services for Charles Bradford “Brad” Murphy, 57, were Jan. 13, 2013, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Danny Irvin officiating. Burial was in Enon Cemetery.

He was born May 10, 1955, in … Read more