Category: News

City’s fire rating improves to Class 7

From Press Reports

Eupora’s fire classification has improved from Class 8 to Class 7, city officials announced last week.

The city reached the new insurance rating effective Aug. 10, according to releases from Mayor Dan Burchfield and the Eupora Fire … Read more

Industrial Park now ‘Fiber Ready’

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress-Times

The city of Eupora and The Enterprise of Mississippi made steps in attracting industry to the area with an exciting major business growth announcement last week.

As part of AT&T’s continuing efforts to drive … Read more

State releases MAP test results

From Press & Staff Reports

The Mississippi Department of Education has released results from the Mississippi Assessment Program, a statewide assessment created in collaboration with Mississippi teachers.

MAP, which assesses student performance in English language arts and mathematics in grades … Read more

Library storytime

Nineteen children gathered at Webster County Library for storytime on Aug. 17. Ms. Pat welcomed everyone and led them in singing “The Wheels on the Bus,” “Here We Go Looby-Loo” and “Five Little Monkeys.” After the singing and dancing, everyone … Read more

Date set for Eupora Christmas Market

Mark your calendars for the 2016 Eupora Christmas Market Festival, which will be Dec. 3 from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in historic downtown Eupora.
The vendors will be inside this year, with booths being placed in downtown buildings. “The Christmas Star” … Read more

Wilson receives MASS Scholarship


Presenting the MASS Scholarship to Jack Wilson (center) is East Webster High School Principal Bill Brand and Superintendent of the Webster County School District, Jack Treloar.

From School Reports

Congratulations to Jack Wilson, 2016 graduate of East Webster High School, … Read more

School Board approves ad valorem request

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School board has approved its property tax levy request for local support of the district’s new budget.

The board did so Aug. 8 upon the recommendation of Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar, according to … Read more

Old Walthall Farms: It’s all in the family

By U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly

One of my favorite things about my home state are the families who spend their lives cultivating the land.  Their devotion to raising everything from corn to soybeans helps them make a living and at … Read more

Jail Docket

Aug. 15
Clell Gladney, DOB 03-01-81, BM; Webster 9: sale of cocaine-two counts and sale of marijuana-two counts (habitual offender).

Aug. 16
William Wofford, DOB 06-08-63, BM; Mississippi Department of Corrections: MDOC hold.
Candice Vaughn, DOB 12-22-88, WF; Webster 9: … Read more