News

Christmas Lighting Contest winners announced

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

The Maben Home and Garden Club is happy to announce the winners in the 2013 Christmas Lighting Contest, which it sponsored on Dec. 19 with judging at 5:30 p.m.

Each year there are … Read more

Calendar of Events & Church News

Scholarship fund

stew fundraiser

A Brunswick stew fundraiser will be Jan. 18 at the Stewart Fire Department beginning at noon.

All proceeds go to the Brotherhood Scholarship Fund sponsored by Poplar Creek Nations, Stewart Baptist and Tri-County Baptist churches.

Stew … Read more

Eupora reports state low of 4 degrees

Record low temperatures were reported in many parts of Mississippi on Jan. 7.

The lowest temperature observed was 4 degrees in Eupora, according to Facebook and Twitter postings by the Jackson office of the National Weather Service.

The NWS said … Read more

State treasurer encourages locals to claim funds

From Staff & Press Reports

 

Some Webster Countians needing extra cash may not have to look any further than the Office of the State Treasurer.

In some cases, the original owner of the property has died, and his or … Read more

Author book signing set for library

Crockett

From Press Reports

 

Mississippi author Jim Crockett will be speaking and signing his latest book, “Power Greed Hubris: Judicial Bribery in Mississippi,” at next week’s regular meeting of the Friends of the Webster County Public Library.

Luncheon with Books … Read more

Big rig rear-ends pickup truck

Pittman’s Toyota Tacoma

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

One person was injured after an 18-wheeler struck a pickup about 12:30 p.m. Friday on U.S. 82 one mile east of Tomnolen.

Sgt. Criss Turnipseed of the Mississippi Highway Patrol said a 2011 … Read more

Birth – Zaxton Cade Miller

Zaxton Cade Miller

Zaxton Cade Miller

Brian and Karen Miller of Mathiston announce the birth of a son, Zaxton Cade.

Zaxton was born at OCH Regional Medical Center on Nov. 21, 2013, at 4:49 p.m. He weighed 8 pounds 9.4 ounces and was … Read more

Man killed in crash

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By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The cause of Monday’s three-vehicle wreck that claimed the life of a Maben man and injured others remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

Thomas Cass Johnson, 27, of Maben, was killed … Read more

Sports schedules

THUR, JAN. 9

Prep Basketball

Montgomery County Tournament (4 p.m. — French Camp girls vs. Winona; 5:20 p.m. — FCA boys vs. Winona; 6:40 — East Webster girls vs. Montgomery County; 8 p.m. — East Webster boys vs. Montgomery County)… Read more

NMMC-Eupora offers ATV safety tips

From NMMC-Eupora

 

Did you or someone in your life get an all-terrain vehicle from Santa last year? If so, be aware of the basics of ATV safety.

Get trained: Formal training teaches drivers how to control ATVs in typical … Read more