Obituary – Mr. Larry Irvin Vance

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Mr. Larry Irvin Vance, 67, farmer, died February 5, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle in Columbus, Ms. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Monday February 8, 2016 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Webster Memorial … Read more

3 arrested on child abuse/neglect charges

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By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Three people have been arrested in Eupora in connection with a child abuse and neglect case involving a malnourished boy who was in critical condition as of Friday.

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department stated … Read more

County’s unemployment rate 8.3 percent

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By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate was up 1.6 percentage points in December, based on figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

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OCC workshop

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First Baptist Church of Eupora recently held its first Operation Christmas Child workshop, hosted by Gerry Hood (far right) who taught

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City hires Bowen as park director

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Board of Aldermen voted Monday night to hire Rusty Bowen as the city’s next park director on a part-time basis.

His hiring followed an hour-long executive session to discuss personnel on the … Read more