Monthly Archives: January 2013

Former Maben mayor Johnson dies

By Terry Harpole MABEN — On Jan. 19, the people of Maben were saddened by the word that former mayor Jim Harris Johnson had died. He died between 5 and 6 a.m. Saturday at his residence on Harpole Street in…

Former Maben mayor Johnson dies

By Terry Harpole MABEN — On Jan. 19, the people of Maben were saddened by the word that former mayor Jim Harris Johnson had died. He died between 5 and 6 a.m. Saturday at his residence on Harpole Street in…

Obituaries

Hughie E. Chandler Dec. 31, 2012 Services for Hughie Everette Chandler, 85, of Mountain View, Ark., formerly of Okolona, were Jan. 3, 2013, at Roller-Coffman Funeral Home in Mountain View. Burial followed in Flatwoods Cemetery in Mountain View. A memorial…

Obituaries

Hughie E. Chandler Dec. 31, 2012 Services for Hughie Everette Chandler, 85, of Mountain View, Ark., formerly of Okolona, were Jan. 3, 2013, at Roller-Coffman Funeral Home in Mountain View. Burial followed in Flatwoods Cemetery in Mountain View. A memorial…

Calendar of Events

Passport notice The Webster County circuit clerk’s office will no longer serve as an acceptance agent for passports effective Feb. 1. Anyone who needs a passport may contact the nearest passport agent, which will be the Oktibbeha County circuit clerk’s…

Calendar of Events

Passport notice The Webster County circuit clerk’s office will no longer serve as an acceptance agent for passports effective Feb. 1. Anyone who needs a passport may contact the nearest passport agent, which will be the Oktibbeha County circuit clerk’s…

Unemployment rate at 12 percent

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The unemployment rate in Webster County dipped slightly over a 12- month period, but was back in the double digits. Webster County reported a 12 percent unemployment rate for the month of December, according…

Unemployment rate at 12 percent

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The unemployment rate in Webster County dipped slightly over a 12- month period, but was back in the double digits. Webster County reported a 12 percent unemployment rate for the month of December, according…

EWES celebrates 100th day of school

By Kelly F. Powell EWES School Counselor If you were at East Webster Elementary School on Jan. 18, particularly around some of the youngest students, you may have noticed a celebration going on! They observed a holiday that began years…

EWES celebrates 100th day of school

By Kelly F. Powell EWES School Counselor If you were at East Webster Elementary School on Jan. 18, particularly around some of the youngest students, you may have noticed a celebration going on! They observed a holiday that began years…