Category: News

Legals – 03/30/2016

SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on 24th day of September, 2010, Henry H. Brownlee executed a certain Deed of Trust to Alan E. South, Trustee for the benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc., as nominee for Urban Financial…

Obituary – SSGT Edward Lee Smith

Maben, MS   SSGT Edward Lee Smith, 66 of Maben, MS, died March 27, 2016 at his residence.   Born June 17, 1949 in Aberdeen, MS, he was the son of the late Hollis Alton and Earlene (Kimbell) Smith. He…

Obituary – Ms. Linda Davis Wills

Ackerman, MS Linda Davis WIlls, 65, a retired certified nursing assistant and caregiver, passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at her residence in Ackerman, MS. Ms. Wills was born December 13, 1950. She was a member of the Chester Baptist…

Obituary – Mr. Billy R. Ray

Ackerman, MS Billy R. Ray, 76, a retired factory worker for Hackney and Hardwire, passed away Saturday March 26, 2016 at the Choctaw Regional Medical Center in Ackerman, MS. Mr. Ray was born October 11, 1939 in Choctaw County, MS.…

Obituary – Mrs. Clarice Iantha Crenshaw

Clarice Iantha Crenshaw, a resident of Concordia Nursing Home in Bella Vista, AR, peacefully departed this life on December 5, 2015, with family members at her bedside. The world lost a sweet, sassy, and classy lady. Ms. Clarice was 93.…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 03/23/2016

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County’s unemployment rate unchanged

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County’s unemployment rate was unchanged in January, based on figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. January’s unemployment rate was 8.3 percent, the same as in December. The jobless rate was…

Volunteers distribute posters, forms

From Press Reports The Relay for Life volunteers in the accompanying photo, along with many others in Webster County, have joined volunteers across America to help fight cancer and save lives.

County to create DHS visitation area

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress-Times The Webster County Board of Supervisors has approved a request regarding a family visitation area in the Department of Human Services building on Government Avenue. The board met Monday with DHS County Director Annie…

Relay luminarias

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Luminaria Committee members include (front) Jacqueline Meek,