Month: July 2017

Grand jury issues report

From Staff Reports   The new grand jury empaneled during the June term of Webster County Circuit Court has submitted a report of its investigations. Grand jurors were empaneled June 19 and were in session one day. They investigated four…

Obituaries

Richard Darnell Hodges June 29, 2017 Services for Richard Darnell Hodges, 72 of were July 2, 2017, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Revs. Mark Mayo, Jerry Lawson and Doug Wise officiating. Burial was in Salem Independent Methodist…

Courthouse lease-purchase plan approved

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Officials expect groundbreaking for the new Webster County Courthouse will be in a few weeks following approval of a related lease-purchase resolution. The Board of Supervisors approved the agreement during a recessed meeting…

911 Calls

June 26 6:45 a.m., medical, Chestnut Street; transferred to Oktibbeha 911. 9:29 a.m., suspicious package in yard, South Dunn Street; Eupora D responds. 11:45 a.m., possible stranded motorist, Hwy. 82; Mathiston PD, Webster SO respond. 12:33 p.m., gravel truck spilling…