Category: News

Natural gas expansion includes county

From Press & Staff Reports

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley, Atmos Energy and Nettleon officials have announced the expansion of natural gas service in Webster and five other counties, resulting in over 150 potential customers. … Read more

Maben Christmas lights

TERRY HARPOLE
Four-County Electric Power Association employee Stephen Quinn hangs Christmas lights and a banner in Maben. Four-County crews hung Maben’s Christmas lights Nov. 30. The Maben Christmas Parade was Dec. 3, and judging of Christmas decorations at homes and business places by the Maben Home and Garden Club will be Tuesday night.
TERRY HARPOLE Four-County Electric Power Association employee Stephen Quinn hangs Christmas lights and a banner in Maben. Four-County crews hung Maben’s Christmas lights Nov. 30. The Maben Christmas Parade was Dec. 3, and judging of Christmas decorations at homes and business places by the Maben Home and Garden Club will be Tuesday night.

TERRY HARPOLE
Four-County Electric Power Association employee Stephen Quinn hangs Christmas lights and a banner in Maben. Four-County crews hung Maben’s Christmas lights Nov. 30. The Maben Christmas Parade was Dec. 3, and judging of Christmas decorations at homes and

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WPT collecting Letters to Santa

Continuing a generations-old Christmas tradition, The Webster Progress-Times is serving as the information pipeline for area children to send their letters to Santa Claus.… Read more

DAR donates books

At the November meeting the Old Choctaw Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, donated genealogy reference books to the Webster County Library. The books included the series “Cemetery and Bible Records” published by the Mississippi Genealogy Society. Displaying the books are Librarian Frances Smith and chapter Regent Shana Fondren.
At the November meeting the Old Choctaw Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, donated genealogy reference books to the Webster County Library. The books included the series “Cemetery and Bible Records” published by the Mississippi Genealogy Society. Displaying the books are Librarian Frances Smith and chapter Regent Shana Fondren.

At the November meeting the Old Choctaw Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, donated genealogy reference books to the Webster County Library. The books included the series “Cemetery and Bible Records” published by the Mississippi Genealogy Society. Displaying

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FCA prepares shoebox gifts

Khylar Cain, Parker Blaylock, Drew Richardson and Allie Whitaker display shoeboxes packed with gifts that Eupora High FCA members prepared for Operation Christmas Child.
Khylar Cain, Parker Blaylock, Drew Richardson and Allie Whitaker display shoeboxes packed with gifts that Eupora High FCA members prepared for Operation Christmas Child.

Khylar Cain, Parker Blaylock, Drew Richardson and Allie Whitaker display shoeboxes packed with gifts that Eupora High FCA members prepared for Operation Christmas Child.

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Woman charged with armed robbery

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A woman wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred last week in Maben has been apprehended.… Read more

Maben Library dressed for Christmas

DOTTIE DEWBERRY
One of the displays at the Maben Public Library.

For the WPT

The Maben Public Library is now all decked out in holiday dress, all ready for the season.
 
The public is invited to view the Christmas display, which will be up through the New Year. The display … Read more

Board amends Volunteer Fire Levy Fund

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County Board of Supervisors amended the Volunteer Fire Levy Fund and discussed health insurance at a recessed meeting Monday.

After a discussion with county Fire Coordinator Barry Rushing, the board voted to … Read more

Head Start and Early Head Start classes canceled indefinitely

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson
Editor and Publisher
The Winona Times

WINONA – When classes at Head Start and Early Head Start facilities in Montgomery, Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Holmes and Webster counties will reopen is uncertain at this time, according to … Read more