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Pay fines or go to jail

From Staff Reports. Webster County Justice Court is stepping up enforcement of unpaid fines and warns defaulters they face jail time. Justice Court Clerk Janice Brunty, in a release issued Tuesday, said the court will be collecting old fines. The…

Registration deadline approaches

From Press, Staff Reports Circuit Clerk Deborah Hood Neal reminds Webster Countians the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 6 general election is Saturday. State law requires circuit clerks’ offices to be open from 8 a.m.- noon the…

Tri-counties launch economic development union

From Staff, Press Reports After months of planning, officials from Webster, Choctaw and Montgomery counties have officially taken action to form a regional economic development organization. Stone-Adams Financial Partners, a business development and consulting firm in Jackson, announced Monday that…

Concert Saturday at Ackerman Baptist

The LeFevre and Joyful Noise quartets will be in concert at Ackerman Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. A love offering will be received. Call 552-7726 or 285-2962 for information. When you think of gospel music, LeFevre is a name…

New fall schedule for Maben Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market MABEN — The Maben Farmers’ Market begins a new schedule for fall starting Saturday and continuing until Nov. 17, the Saturday before Thanksgiving. The new time to start selling will be 8 a.m.…

Obituaries

Laura Harpole Bishop Sept. 24, 2012 Services for Laura Harpole Bishop, 91, were Sept. 27, 2012, at Double Springs Methodist Church with the Rev. Bill Smith officiating. She was born Nov. 18, 1920, to the late Edna Douglas and Squire…

Rocking cat inspires Storytime

By Fran Smith, Librarian Webster County Public Library “Rocking in My School Shoes,” a book about Pete the Cat, was the inspiration for Storytime at Webster County Public Library on Sept. 26. This new book tells about Pete the Cat…

Eupora Eagles take district win

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora Eagles jump-started Class 2A, Region 2, District 4 play with a bang. The Eagles hit the road to Carrollton last Friday night to square off with the J.Z. George Jaguars and came…

East Webster ready for J.Z. George after tough AHS loss

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times The East Webster Wolverines lost a 6-0 heartbreaker in their first Class 2A, Region 2, District 4 game this season against neighboring county rival the Ackerman Indians. “It was a tough loss but the…

EES hosts Living Reptile Museum

From School Reports Eupora Elementary School hosted the annual Living Reptile Museum to grades K-6 on Sept. 2. The Living Reptile Museum is presented by Terry Vandeventer, an expert in the field of herpetology. The museum presents positive and factual…