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Our Website is presently under construction. We anticipate them to return new and improved very soon. Everything from 2012 to Aug. 2, 2017 are on the site and you can review as much as needed. If you are a subscriber…

Maben Post Office gets Facelift

By Terry Harpole MABEN — Last week, people coming to the Maben Post Office or even driving by might have noticed work going on outside. The first post office in Maben was opened in 1888, with the late William Cummings…

Escaped trustee back in custody

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A jail trustee who fled Friday night in a Webster County Sheriff’s Department vehicle was back in custody the next morning. The sheriff’s office stated it discovered about 9:30 p.m. Friday that trustee Bryan…

ECOM hosts school supply giveaway

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora Community Outreach Ministry sponsored its annual back-to-school and school supply giveaway program Saturday at Cathedral of Deliverance in Eupora. Around 60 students came out to participate in the program, which provided needed…

District governor visits Rotary Club

From Club Reports Rotary District 6820 Gov. Bill Walker paid a visit to the Eupora Rotary Club on July 25. Assistant Gov. David Boles of Starkville also attended the meeting. Waller, of Columbus, is vice president and partner of Brickyard…

Jobless Rate Increases to 6.9 Percent

From Staff Reports UnemploymentJune08-02 Webster County’s unemployment rate increased 1.1 percentage points to 6.4 percent in June. June’s unemployment rate was the highest since the 6.5 percent recorded in January. The county’s jobless rate went up from the revised 5.3…

Trespassing call leads to drug charges

From Staff Reports A woman initially taken into custody for trespassing last week was subsequently charged with drug possession, including at the county jail. Webster County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to the trespassing call on Calabrella Road in the western…

Maben Auction Draws Large Crowd

By Terry Harpole MABEN — Many people from Maben and other areas attended an interesting auction here Saturday morning. Cook Auction Co. from Columbus conducted the auction at the old Hamilton Feed Mill building on Highway 15 North. The building…

Crossway Church offers many weekly activities

From Crossway Church Crossway Church offers a wide variety of children and youth activities throughout the year but we have a special weekly ministry for all children and youth ages 0-18. Activities begin each Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the…

Arts and Crafts

Carol Springer led a group of North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora Long-Term Care residents in an arts and crafts program. The residents learned how to make various flower arrangements out of craft paper and were able to use them for decorations…