Monthly Archives: August 2013

Wreck kills Maben man, toddler

By Nicole Sheriff Delta Democrat Times   GREENVILLE — Two people died Monday after sustaining injuries that morning in a two-vehicle wreck in Washington County. David Kirkman, 53, of Maben, and a 2-year-old male were pronounced dead at the scene.…

911 Calls

Aug. 5 7:09 a.m., medical, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; EMS responds. 8:54 a.m., trespass/suspicious person, M.L. King Jr. Drive; Webster SO responds. 12:07 p.m., complaint, Spring Valley Road; WSO responds. 1:44 p.m., ATV complaint, Hwy. 50 East; WSO responds. 3:19 p.m.,…

Maben town meeting addresses concerns

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT   MABEN — Because of a breaking and entering, not only to businesses, but on senior citizens in particular in the area, a town meeting was held Aug. 6 to get an idea of…

Calendar of Events

Health Department. WIC closings The Mississippi State Department of Health has announced that the Webster County Health Department and Women, Infants and Children distribution center will be closed Aug. 16. Visit www.HealthyMS.com/locations for more information. Forever Outdoors fundraiser Aug. 17…

Aldermen makes Garan property proposal

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   An alderman has proposed that the city ask Webster County supervisors to consider locating county offices in the former Garan manufacturing property. Jerry Gary (at large) presented a “Garan Property Proposal” during the…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Aug. 18, 1938 Sawdust Pile Makes Melons Prolific Sometime ago, good farmer T.R. Perkins of the Starnes community, on passing a sawdust pile scooped out a hole and inserted a…

4-H hosts NASA camps

From Press Reports   Webster County 4-H hosted a NASA workshop this summer. Children who participated in NASA’s Summer of Innovation Camp conducted experiments and performed activities related to air pressure, density, astronomy, gravity, robotics and the solar system. The…

C Spire launches 4G LTE service

From Press Reports   C Spire Wireless has launched the next generation of mobile broadband in three Webster County towns with the activation of its 4G (Fourth Generation) Long Term Evolution service offering consumers and businesses faster data speeds and…