Category: News

Children hear stories at library

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library On a beautiful cool spring Wednesday, April 6, children arrived at Webster County Library ready for storytime.

It’s not easy to do right

From Liberty UMC We bring you greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the spiritual guidance of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor. Sunday, we received an inspiriting message that came from 1 Kings 18 with several selected verses. The title of…

911 Calls – 04/13/2016

April 4 8:36 a.m., medical, Clark Avenue; EMS responds. 12:40 p.m., MVA, Hwy. 15 South, Mathiston; transferred to Choctaw 911 8:11 p.m., disturbance, Second Avenue; Maben PD responds. 8:42 p.m., fight, Hodges Drive; Eupora PD responds 9:11 p.m., LifeLine alert,…

EMCC students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

From Press Reports Mississippi State University President Dr. Mark Keenum was the keynote speaker during the March 29 induction ceremony of about 50 new Phi Theta Kappa members at East Mississippi Community College’s Scooba campus.

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 04/13/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Recently Lauren Stewart of American Family Radio used the word tucket, a new word to me. You’ll see that word in this week’s quiz.

Jail Docket – 04/13/2016

April 4 Kervin Bell, DOB 12-08-65, BM; Webster 3: failure to pay child support. April 5 Bruce Brotherton, DOB 09-26-61, WM; Webster 3: judge order to locate and hold.

Time Capsules – 04/13/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: April 10, 1941 Quarter of a Century When Mrs. S.C. Naron paid for renewal of her subscription last week, she was enlisted in The Webster Progress’ “Quarter of a Century…

Calendar of Events – 04/13/2016

Benefit for Gwen Woods Sisson A benefit for Gwen Woods Sisson will begin at 11 a.m. April 16 at the Stewart Fire Department, 47 Choctaw St. Gwen was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2015. She had one round of chemo,…

Church News – 04/13/2016

Spring Yard Sale Fellowship Baptist Church is having its first Spring Yard Sale at 2335 Old Trace Road, Mathiston, The church will have a large selection of items. The yard sale will be rain or shine, in the fellowship hall…