Month: January 2017

Grand jury issues report

From Staff Reports The new Webster County Grand Jury has issued a report of its investigations and inspection of county buildings. The grand jurors were impaneled Jan. 9 on the opening day of the January term of Webster County Circuit…

Board votes to dissolve fire department

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   The Webster County Board of Supervisors has approved the dissolution of the Bellefontaine Fire Department. Walthall Fire Chief Casey Henderson and county Fire Coordinator/EMA Director Barry Rushing met with supervisors Jan. 17 and…

Governor signs superintendent bill

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The governor’s approval of a bill allowing school boards to fill an interim vacant position for superintendent means Webster County will not have to have a special election for that purpose. Gov. Phil Bryant…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 01/18/2017

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911 Calls

Jan. 9 8:52 a.m., medical, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; EMS responds. 12:48 p.m., medical, Nason Road; EMS responds. 1:50 p.m., spilling load on Hwy. 82, Mathiston; Mathiston PD responds. 3:40 p.m., dog problem, Fulton Street; Mathiston PD responds. 3:44 p.m., disturbance,…

Jail Docket

Jan. 9 Tony A. Brooks, DOB 03-29-82, BM; Webster 9: MDOC hold. Jan. 10 Don Willis, DOB 09-08-59, BM; Webster 10: DUI-1st, suspended DL and expired tag. Jan. 11 Candice Vaughn, DOB 12-22-88, WF; Webster 5: contempt of court (Webster…

EPD Report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during December: Speeding, eight; suspended driver’s license, two; no proof of liability insurance, five, expired tag, one; no tag, one; disregard for traffic device, one; disturbance of a family, one; petit larceny, one;…

Eupora, EW to take part in Mid-Mississippi Challenge

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times   Both Eupora teams and the East Webster girls will all be taking part in the 11th edition of the Mid-Mississippi Challenge that will be hosted by Choctaw County High School in Ackerman on…

Brand, Seger chosen as all-stars

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times East Webster junior standout Charlie Brand and head coach Michael Seger have been chosen to participate in the Mississippi Sports Medicine All-Star Girls & Boys Basketball Games. The 53rd annual girls’ contest and 63rd…

Both East Webster squads win a pair

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Both East Webster basketball teams picked up a pair of victories on the hardwood last week. The Lady Wolverines hammered Bruce 50-21 in a Region 4-2A contest last Tuesday, then avenged an earlier loss…