Category: News

Editorial Roundup – 01/06/2016

Legalizing pot hits stop

It’s hardly a surprise that a ballot initiative to legalize marijuana in Mississippi barely got off the ground.

In a religiously conservative state where alcohol, more than 80 years after the end of Prohibition, is still … Read more

E911 Calls – 01/06/2016

Dec. 28
8:55 a.m., 18-wheeler blocking Natchez Trace Parkway; park rangers; Webster Sheriff’s Office respond.
11:45 a.m. dispute, South Dunn Street; Eupora Police Department responds.
11:47 a.m., cow in road, Hwy. 15, Maben; WSO responds.
1:31 p.m., medical, Hill Street; … Read more

Obituaries – 01/06/2016

Janice Ruth McClain
Dec. 28, 2015
Services for Janice Ruth McClain, 64, were Jan. 2, 2016, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with burial in Craig Springs Cemetery in Oktibbeha County.… Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Billye Love Hise

Billye Love Hise lived 87 years and confessing she was ready to meet Jesus, died Wednesday, December 30, 2015.

She lived and enjoyed life to the fullest, continuing to … Read more

Legals – 01/06/2016

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IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF OKTIBBEHA COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
EDWARD RAY MCKNIGHT V. MARY WYLIE AND MICHELLE WYLIE AND THE DEPT. OF HEALTH PETITIONER CAUSE NO. 2015-151
SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION TO THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI… Read more

Obituary – Mr. Gary Eugene “Tiny” Lott

(April 13, 1932 – January 2, 2016)

Graveside services for Mr. Gary Eugene “Tiny” Lott, of Stewart, were at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 4 at Sarepta Cemetery in Stewart. Rev. Randy Bridges officiated the services.… Read more

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

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