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Eupora observes its 125th anniversary

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Eupora High School students and others release 125 balloons in honor of Eupora’s 125th birthday.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

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The city of Eupora celebrated its 125th birthday last Thursday in front of the historic Depot.

Eupora High School students and others kicked off the celebration by releasing 125 balloons in honor of the … Read more

MDE releases reading test results

From Staff & Press Reports

The overall passing rate for the Webster County School District was above state average on this spring’s statewide reading assessment testing.

The Mississippi Department of Education released school- and district-level passing rates for the Third-Grade … Read more

Ross carries county in special election

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora’s Henry Ross carried Webster County in last week’s congressional special election but two others candidates will be in a runoff.

Democrat Walter Howard Zinn Jr. will face Republican Trent Kelly … Read more

Public’s help wanted in Subway burglary

This still photo is of one of the two men police say was involved in last week’s burglary at Subway in Eupora.

From Press Reports

Eupora Police Department needs your help.

At 12:40 a.m. on May 13, two black males broke into the Subway at 3165 E. Roane Ave. in Eupora and took several thousand dollars from the cash register drawer and … Read more

Eupora again ranked among ‘Best High Schools’

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Eupora High School has been named one of the “Best High Schools” in America by U.S. News and World report for the fourth consecutive year.

Submitted by Eupora High School

Congratulations once again to the students, faculty and staff at Eupora High School.

For the fourth consecutive year, Eupora High School has been recognized nationally as one of the “Best High Schools” in the United … Read more

Friends of Library host speakers

Christopher, Bailey and Gallardo

For the Progress-Times

On May 11, Friends of Webster County Public Library enjoyed their monthly meeting by having two speakers.

Brown Bailey visited with Erica Christopher of Cumberland, who spoke about her new book, “The Making of a Seer: A … Read more

Wolverines looking for third state baseball championship

East Webster won the North Half 2A title with 12-2 and 10-7 wins in consecutive games last week against Hatley. Wolverines on the field in Game 1 in Cumberland on May 12 are  Jack Wilson

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Veteran East Webster head baseball coach Wes Johnson wasn’t particularly pleased that his team fell behind 7-1 against Hatley last Thursday, but he was thrilled with what happened afterwards and says his team’s 10-7 … Read more

Graded

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Senator Gary Jackson, (center), was honored as a BIPEC Business Champion during a presentation at the Capitol on Monday, May 18, 2015, for voting in favor of pro-business legislation and providing leadership that created a business friendly environment in Mississippi.… Read more