Month: June 2014

Clarkson shooting ruled self-defense

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Investigators are calling a fatal shooting that occurred Saturday night in Clarkson an act of self-defense.
Sheriff Tim Mitchell said … Read more

3 injured in head-on collision

Michael Johnson and Chief Joe Huffman of the Tomnolen Fire Department, and Assistant Chief Mitch Jackson of the Eupora Fire Department assist in extricating the driver from one of the trucks involved in Monday’s accident on Greensboro Road.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Three people were injured Monday morning when two pickup trucks collided on Greensboro Road, according to the Webster County Sheriff’s Department.
The accident occurred about 8 a.m. north of Center Road when the two … Read more

Voting in runoff



Pepper Sisson gets out his driver’s license to vote at the Bellefontaine precinct in… Read more

Defendants plead, sentenced in Circuit Court


From Press & Staff Reports

A number of people indicted by a grand jury have pleaded guilty and been sentenced in Webster County Circuit Court.
They include these indictees who entered pleas on the dates listed. The information reported is … Read more

City applying for street repairs grant

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The city plans to apply for a competitive grant that will be used for street improvements if awarded. The Eupora Board of Aldermen voted to do so during a special-called meeting June 19.
The … Read more

Brock wins Farm Bureau coloring contest

Jalyn Brock with her winning entry

From School Reports

Mississippi Agriculture in the Classroom is a school-based program helping students in grades K-12 acquire broader knowledge about … Read more

Food Pantry helps with tornado relief effort

K.A. and Bonita Perego load 1,500 pounds of food and supplies collected at the Webster County Baptist Association Food Pantry from Lollars Grove Baptist, Calvary Baptist and Fellowship Baptist churches for Winston County tornado victims. Food and supplies were taken to the Mars Hill Volunteer First Department in Louisville.

By Gwen Sisson

Volunteers at the Webster County Baptist Association’s Food Pantry assisted in the Winston County tornado relief effort by delivering … Read more

Rotary hosts chancery clerk



Chancery Clerk Russ Turner was guest speaker at the May 27 meeting of the… Read more