District’s graduation rate above state average

From Press and Staff Reports

The Webster County School District’s most recent four-year graduation rate was well above the state average and its dropout rate was among the lowest at under 7 percent.

Mississippi’s graduation rate improved significantly from 2011 … Read more

Board suspends Mathiston police chief

By Russell Hood

Webster Progress-Times

Mathiston’s police chief has been suspended without pay, Mayor Jimmy Carden has confirmed.

The Mathiston Board of Aldermen took the action against Police Chief Shane Box during a special-called meeting April 25, according to Carden. … Read more

Woman crashes car into business

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

No one was injured when a woman unintentionally drove her car into a local business while it was closed Thursday.

The Eupora police and fire departments, along with an EMS crew from North Mississippi … Read more

Relay for Life set for Friday

From Staff Reports

The annual Webster County Relay for Life is set for Friday, May 6, with survivor registration beginning at 4:30 p.m.

The event will be held at Eupora First Baptist Church Family Life Center, with all proceeds going … Read more

Reasons why you should attend church

From Liberty UMC

Greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church and Elder Rochelle Ashford-Minor.

We have completed the fifth week of Easter. Our pastor is very inclusive; she uses a vast number of people during worship services. One of our lay … Read more