News

Authorities report rash of burglaries

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Local authorities are urging residents to take precautions in light of auto and home burglaries that have occurred in the city and county.

Sheriff Tim Mitchell has asked that everyone be aware of … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your
vocabulary.

Operas are an important part of our culture. “Another Opening, Another Show” by Tom Markus and Linda Sarver points out that opera was born in the Renaissance when the Florentine … Read more

Maben CofC launches new website

From Press Reports

 

The Maben Chamber of Commerce has a newly renovated website. Information including visiting Maben, local education and recreation are included in a more “user-friendly” manner according to Shaun Nygard, president of the Maben Chamber of Commerce.… Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Jan. 12, 1939

County Road to be Paved

Webster’s County seat will be connected with the state priority system of paved highways if no right-of-way complications are involved.

Word was … Read more

Mathiston Civic League active in December

By Betty Jeffcoats, President

Civic League of Mathiston

 

Mathiston’s 2013 Christmas Parade, which was held Dec. 14, was a huge success.

The theme for our parade was “A Christmas to Remember” and conjured up thoughts of Christmases past. Our … Read more

Eagles looking for offense to get back into gear

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Eupora High School first-year boys basketball coach Danya Turner knew his Eagles were going to be a little rusty coming out of Christmas Break, but even he was a little surprised with what … Read more

911 calls

Dec. 27

1:09 p.m., alarm, North Gold Street; Eupora PD responds.

2:40 p.m., medical, Vickers Road; EMS, coroner, WSO respond.

3:44 p.m., B&E, highways 182 and 9; EPD responds.

3:45 p.m., disturbance, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive; Webster SO responds.… Read more

Jail Docket

Dec. 28

Robert McCarter, DOB 07-14-75, BM; self: court order to serve weekends.

Dec. 31

Courtney N. Harrison, DOB 11-07-88, WF; F&W 288: trespassing and headlighting.

Joshua R. Pittman, DOB 10-27-93, WM; F&W 288: trespassing and headlighting.

Shane Thompson, DOB … Read more

Supervisors rehire county employees

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The Webster County Board of Supervisors rehired all county employees during its first meeting of 2014 this past Monday at the Justice Court courtroom.

The Board of Supervisors voted on Jan. 6 to … Read more

Mt. Zion News

Bro. Halford brought the messages on Sunday.

The youth fro the church went to Connect Conference Dec. 27-29 in Sevierville, Tenn., with Melissa Cooper and Sue Vance. They showed pictures Sunday and spoke about their trip.

Abbie Rico celebrated her … Read more