Category: News

Board decides on 2-story courthouse

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County Board of Supervisors has agreed that the new courthouse in Walthall will be designed as a two-story structure.

The two-story plan was approved Dec. 21 after discussion with project architects Paul … Read more

Power line work

Bucket men Averill Gladney and Shane Ragen of Natchez Trace Electric Power Association change out a three-phase pole on … Read more

A Mantee Christmas


These are some scenes from the Mantee Christmas Parade, … Read more

County’s unemployment rate 6.7 percent


By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

For the third consecutive month, the unemployment rate in Webster County has remained the same, based on figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

November’s unemployment rate here was 6.7 percent, as … Read more

Demolition of blighted house underway

Removal of the demolished house at 1485 Adams Ave. is nearing completion. This photo of the lot was taken Monday.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Demolition and removal of a dilapidated house in Eupora that the city declared a public health menace is nearly complete.

The city hired Ken Knight to demolish the abandoned structure at 1485 Adams Ave., … Read more

Former East Webster standout making big splash at EMCC


By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

SCOOBA — Sharon Thompson knew Quantesha Patterson was a special talent, that’s why the veteran East Mississippi Community College head women’s basketball coach, spent so much time on her during the recruitment process.… Read more

If you see something you agree or disagree with say something

Most of the time I as publisher do not place editorial opinions, cartoons or the like in the newspaper but with continued apathy among all voters in this country. I have to speak up.

I want readers to agree. I … Read more

Maben Library has Christmas party


By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

Christmas party fun at the Maben Public Library was Dec. 11! The kids had a lot of fun celebrating Christmas.… Read more