Month: April 2016

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 04/27/2016

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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…

Letters to the editor

Hill family expresses thanks The family of Jonathan Bryant “Johnny” Hill thanks everyone who was so nice to us during the time of our sorrow. To Wise-Reed Funeral Home, Dr. Ozborn, all the nurses who were good to Johnny during…

Questions on MDA

Wyatt Emmerich Northside Sun Why would the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) give developers four more years to cash in an incentive that lawmakers supposedly killed in 2014?  MDA Executive Director Glenn McCullough recently granted a four-year extension to developers Andrew…

State treasurer exposes bad deal

Tim Kalich Editor and Publisher Greenwood Commonwealth Republican Lynn Fitch has had some run-ins with legislative leaders from her own party during her time as Mississippi’s state treasurer. She blew, for instance, the whistle on the overmarketing and underfunding of…

Post your 911 address prominently

By Jimmy McLemore Webster County 911 Director The Webster County 911 Center is reminding every home and business owner to post your 911 address where it will be seen from the road or street. The most prominent location is at…

Services will honor fallen officers

From Press & Staff Reports Fallen law enforcement officers will be honored at the national and state level during National Police Week, which is May 15-21. The 35th annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service will be at 11 a.m. May…

Senate clears Fallen Heroes Flag Act

From Press & Staff Reports U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker on April 15 announced their support for legislation that would provide an American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol to the families of first responders who are killed…