County’s unemployment rate 6.6 percent


By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate dropped 1.7 percentage points in February, based on figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

February’s unemployment rate was 6.6 percent, compared to 8.3 percent in January. The … Read more

Dance recital


Joyce Yates School of Dance will present “Hats Off to 35 Years of Dance” at 6 p.m. Friday at Eupora High School’s Latham Auditorium. Senior dancers who will be presenting are Elizabeth Wilson of Mathiston (Choctaw County High … Read more

Tea Party


The Webster County Library meeting room was decorated for a tea party as the children arrived April 13. The girls were provided spring hats and jewelry

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Glassware on display at Maben Library

Part of the glassware display at the Maben Public Library

“A thing of beauty is a joy forever.” John Keats
By Dottie Dewberry

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. As a child growing up we had little in the way of beauty unless it was fat cows, cackling … Read more

Eupora closes out baseball season

Brett May at bat for the Eagles

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School Eagles were set to bring their 2016 baseball season to close with Senior Night against Houlka on Tuesday.

EHS was 8-12 going into the contest and missed

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