Firefighters contain house fire

From Press Reports


The Eupora Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at 19 Gladney St. at 8:08 p.m. Jan. 4.

Walthall FD was dispatched as automatic aid and both departments arrived on scene within minutes.HouseFire01-11

Upon arrival, Read more

Local schools help fill food pantry

From Webster County Extension


Five thousand three hundred forty pounds (5,340 #s) collected by Webster County Schools!

Filling the local food pantry is especially hard during the holiday season. In order to get more county participation, the Webster County Read more

Aldermen deal with Water Department issues

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Board of Aldermen dealt with Water Department matters during two meetings since the first of the year.

Mayor Dan Burchfield, at the board’s Jan. 3 meeting, read a letter submitted that day Read more

Board rehires county employees

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


The annual rehiring of county employees was among matters handled at the first meeting of the year for the Webster County Board of Supervisors.

The board voted Jan. 3 to rehire these personnel Read more

Bill tackles superintendent appointments

From Press and Staff Reports


Legislation affecting Webster County regarding the appointment of school superintendents has passed the House of Representatives and was expected to receive Senate approval Tuesday.

Jack Treloar, who was elected, resigned as Webster County’s superintendent Read more