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Schaefer Reunion J.D. Schaefer, Tom Schaefer and Lorene Schaefer Cummins invite all descended family, all extended family and all family friends of the Peter Joseph Schaefer family to an old-fashioned family reunion at the old home place of Antley Joe…

Maben hangs flags early for July 4

By Terry Harpole For the WPT   When people drive through the town of Maben on Highway 15, they will quickly have the feeling the people of Maben and the area are patriotic and respect the flag. Thanks to Maben…

Two new vendors at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market   June 29 brought two new vendors to the Maben Farmers’ Market. Carrie Hickson of Mathiston makes her own pourings of Moda Candles, a product that she has sold mainly online up until…

County resident killed in 2-car crash

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress-Times   A Webster County resident was killed Monday night in a two-car accident on Clarkson Road in the White Hill community. The wreck occurred around 6:20 p.m. near White Hill Baptist Church, according to…

Jail Docket

June 24 Justin Eaton, DOB 04-21-89, WM; SO2: touching a child for lustful purposes and sexual battery. June 25 Bobby Eubanks, DOB 08-08-82, WM; S09: simple assault-domestic violence. Rodney Kelly, DOB 05-09-62, WM; MDOC 458: probation violation. Carla Gant, DOB…

Library hosting outdoor writer Kinton

From Press Reports   Outdoor writer Tony Kinton will be guest speaker at Monday’s regular monthly meeting of Friends of the Webster County Public Library. The program begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by a light lunch for a nominal cost.…

Tester-Smith engagement

Haley Suzanne Tester and Jason Allen Smith

Mr. and Mrs. Don Tester of Maben announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Suzanne Tester, to Jason Allen Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Smith of Mathiston. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Lewis…

Baby baptized at Lebanon UMC

Richter with Jaxon and Manda Westmoreland.

From Church Reports   Jaxon Wyatt Westmoreland was baptized at Lebanon United Methodist Church in the Grady community on June 23. Jaxon is the son of Manda Westmorland, grandson of Billy and Miranda Hood, and great-grandson of Wayne and Clyde…

Time Capsules

75 Years Ago: July 7, 1938 Fourth of July Fish Tales Some got some, some got none — but everybody had fun. No way, of course, to estimate the number of Webster Countians who played with rods, reels, bream poles and…