News

Walthall responds to land swap proposal

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County Supervisors received a response regarding a proposed land swap with the village of Walthall during its second monthly meeting Monday.
The meeting began with the board going into executive session for … Read more

Mathiston hosts Easter egg hunt

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The Easter Bunny (Carly Holland) visits with Kayleigh Lucas; her sister, Chloe Lucas; and their friend, Janna Jeffcoats.

From the Civic League of Mathiston

The Mathiston Park was full of children and parents for the Mathiston Civic League’s annual Easter egg hunt on April 12.
We had 60-plus children there and… Read more

Man charged with burglary

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From Staff Reports

A Webster County man has been charged with burglary in connection with the theft of firearms.
Two rifles were stolen April 12 from a home located at 4182 Calabrella Road, where the homeowners had installed video cameras … Read more

Paired review centers

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Each day at the end of every block in Karen Tabb’s fourth-grade math class at East Webster Elementary School, students work in pairs to review skills to promote retention of previously covered material. Each day, students rotate … Read more

Community helpers

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Community helpers recently visited V’s Peace, Love & Happy Faces. Sgt. Donald Card of the … Read more

Roads suffer from subfreezing winter

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Webster County supervisors Randy Rico, Paul Crowley, Pat Cummings and Doug Burgess examine freeze damage to Ray Road.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Prolonged subfreezing temperatures this past winter have taken a toll on many roads throughout Webster County.
With temperatures getting as low as 4 degrees back in January, the road base separated from the blacktop … Read more

Rotary presents dictionaries

Winter and Dabbs  prepare to distribute dictionaries at EWES.

From School Reports

The students in J.J. Johnson’s class at East Webster Elementary School received a special dictionary gift recently when members of the Eupora Rotary Club paid a visit to their school.
Chad Winter, Rotary Club president, and … Read more

Shelter Pals perform community service project

Shelter Pals Trinity Burton, Allison Huffman and Madison Gregg volunteer at the Choctaw County Animal Shelter.

From Press Reports

Shelter Pals are a group of sixth-grade students from East Webster High School.
The four members of Shelter Pals are students in Kayla Hardy’s social studies class and the group was assigned a… Read more

Wedding announcement – Fulgham-Haver

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Johnny and Lisa Fulgham of Eupora announce the engagement of their daughter, Aleasha Marie Fulgham, to Adam Robert Haver, son of Samuel and Sylvia Haver of Raymond.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. Billy Earl Shaw and the late … Read more