News

Grand jury issues reports

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County grand jurors empaneled earlier this month have submitted a report of their investigations and inspections. The grand jury was empaneled Jan. 14 on the opening day of the January term of Webster…

Story appropriate after snow

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — Despite the snow on the ground and the really cold nip in the air, brave mommas and grandmothers brought out their children for the Friday morning story hour at the Maben Public…

Story appropriate after snow

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — Despite the snow on the ground and the really cold nip in the air, brave mommas and grandmothers brought out their children for the Friday morning story hour at the Maben Public…

Former Maben mayor Johnson dies

By Terry Harpole MABEN — On Jan. 19, the people of Maben were saddened by the word that former mayor Jim Harris Johnson had died. He died between 5 and 6 a.m. Saturday at his residence on Harpole Street in…

Former Maben mayor Johnson dies

By Terry Harpole MABEN — On Jan. 19, the people of Maben were saddened by the word that former mayor Jim Harris Johnson had died. He died between 5 and 6 a.m. Saturday at his residence on Harpole Street in…

Calendar of Events

Passport notice The Webster County circuit clerk’s office will no longer serve as an acceptance agent for passports effective Feb. 1. Anyone who needs a passport may contact the nearest passport agent, which will be the Oktibbeha County circuit clerk’s…

Calendar of Events

Passport notice The Webster County circuit clerk’s office will no longer serve as an acceptance agent for passports effective Feb. 1. Anyone who needs a passport may contact the nearest passport agent, which will be the Oktibbeha County circuit clerk’s…

Unemployment rate at 12 percent

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The unemployment rate in Webster County dipped slightly over a 12- month period, but was back in the double digits. Webster County reported a 12 percent unemployment rate for the month of December, according…

Unemployment rate at 12 percent

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The unemployment rate in Webster County dipped slightly over a 12- month period, but was back in the double digits. Webster County reported a 12 percent unemployment rate for the month of December, according…

EWES celebrates 100th day of school

By Kelly F. Powell EWES School Counselor If you were at East Webster Elementary School on Jan. 18, particularly around some of the youngest students, you may have noticed a celebration going on! They observed a holiday that began years…