Flags for the Fallen


Army veteran Jimmy Farley posts an American flag alongside others representing fallen soldiers from Webster County. He and other veterans posted the flags during the Veterans Day

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Board sets county road speed limits

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Board of Supervisors has officially set speed limits for Webster County roads.

Supervisors did so after consultation with County Engineer Karl Grubb on Nov. 2. They set these speed limits for roads in … Read more

Courthouse insurance settlement reached

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County has reached a final settlement of remaining insurance claims involving the burned courthouse in Walthall.

The Board of Supervisors voted Monday to “accept the sum of $1.3 million in full settlement of … Read more

City orders demolition of house

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora leaders have again taken formal action to rid the city of a blighted house.

At the Nov. 2 meeting of the Eupora Board of Aldermen, members instructed City Attorney Jacqueline Meek to start … Read more

MSBA rep addresses School Board

Eupora Elementary School student Rett Embry (front, third from l.) displays his plaque as Webster County Board of Education Student of the Month. With him are his parents, Patton and Allison Embry, sister Anna Elizabeth, grandmother Kathy Embry, EES Principal Chip Powell, Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar and board members .

From Staff Reports

A representative of the Mississippi School Boards Association addressed the Webster County School Board about online policy services during its first monthly meeting.

Mike Flynn from the MSBA addressed the board regarding the progress of the school … Read more

I expect compassion and courage from my state


When did Mississippians stop doing what was the right and stop helping others because of fear?

I expected Alabama and some Northern states to say Syrian Refugees are not welcome, but for my state of Mississippi- the hospitality state- to … Read more