EES principal updates Rotarians

Powell and Rotary program chairman Wanda Thomas

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Chip Powell says he is excited about being principal at Eupora Elementary School and having a chance to make at impact at home.

The first-year principal at EES, who addressed the Eupora Rotary Club … Read more

Ballot includes Initiative 42 measure

From Staff Reports

Absentee voting is now underway for the Nov 3 general election that includes various local and statewide races.

Absentee ballots can be mailed to anyone 65 or older or those individuals who have a temporary or permanent … Read more

County receives $3 million courthouse appraisal award

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Although the matter is still in litigation, Webster County has received an additional award of a little over $3 million for its courthouse insurance claim.

Attorney Tina Nicholson announced the settlement on behalf of … Read more

Mississippi architects elect 2016 leaders


From Press & Staff Reports

The Mississippi Chapter of the American Institute of Architects is proud to congratulate and introduce its newly elected 2016 executive committee and board of directors.

The six-member board of directors includes Craig Bjorgum, AIA of … Read more

Spiders invade Maben Library storytime

Brayden Avent, Bryar Avent, Bella Boler, Madelyn Avent, Elizabeth Boler and Annslee Bird make spiders from Play-Doh with help from Ms. Mary.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

Spiders were the subjects for storytime at the Maben Public Library on Sept. 25.

We read “The Very Busy Spider” and looked at a science book titled “Super Spiders.” … Read more