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Grand jury issues report

From Staff Reports

The newly empaneled Webster County Grand Jury has issued a report of its investigations.

The jurors were empaneled Jan. 12 on the opening day of Webster County Circuit Court and were in session for one day.

No … Read more

School Board approves loan repayment

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County School District board members have approved a loan repayment and an allocation for the PE building at East Webster High School.

The district used a line of credit established in 2013 through … Read more

Children enjoy ‘Snow Day’ in Mathiston

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Scene from T&C Ice Co.’s “Snow Day” in Mathiston.

From Staff Reports

Smiles and giggles were abundant at T&C Ice Co.’s free “Snow Day” in Mathiston the afternoon of Jan. 11. Nearly 100 people enjoyed the winter wonderland created by T&C at 120 Scott Ave.… Read more

Fire destroys house

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Crews worked late into the night Friday and early morning Saturday despite frigid temperatures to contain the house fire on South Allen.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

No one was injured in a fire that destroyed a house Friday night on South Allen Street.

The 326 S. Allen home of Robert and Cassandra Bingham was a total loss. The structure was … Read more

Friends of the library

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Friends of the Webster County Library met Jan. 12 at 11 a.m. to hear Dr. Jimmy Martin from Coffeeville.  Martin, a retired Baptist minister, has the ability to create beautiful poetry to accompany photographs taken by … Read more

Four Lady Wolverines sign softball scholarships

Mamie Hollenhead, Kendall Wilkinson, Autumn Frost, and Kandler Flora

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times
 
Two, four, six, eight, maybe even 10 years ago you could have asked Kandler Flora, Autumn Frost, Mamie Hollenhead, and Kendall Wilkinson where they would be going to college and their collective answer would have … Read more

City must find resources to meet water needs

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Message from Eupora Mayor

By Dan Burchfield
Mayor, City of Eupora

I hope everyone had wonderful holidays with much laughter and many smiles. As we begin a new year, I feel it is important that we as a city and … Read more

Webster County girl signs scholarship with HCC

Kristi Jones, Kaitlin Jones and George Jones, (back row) Debbie Knight and Colleen Jones with Winston Academy headmaster and coaches.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Making changes is something Kaitlin Jones is getting used to.

The Winston Academy senior, who recently moved from Sturgis to the Stewart community near Eupora, will be making the big step to playing fast-pitch … Read more

Sales tax collections down

From Staff Reports

Eupora and Mathiston had decreases in sales tax collections in November, according to Mississippi Department of Revenue figures.

The $34,594 Eupora collected in November was down $481 from the $35,075 reported for the same month a year … Read more