News

Two new vendors at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager

Maben Farmers’ Market

 

June 29 brought two new vendors to the Maben Farmers’ Market.

Carrie Hickson of Mathiston makes her own pourings of Moda Candles, a product that she has sold mainly online up until … Read more

County resident killed in 2-car crash

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress-Times

 

A Webster County resident was killed Monday night in a two-car accident on Clarkson Road in the White Hill community.

The wreck occurred around 6:20 p.m. near White Hill Baptist Church, according to … Read more

Water demands high for plants during peak of summer

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel

Extension Horticulture Specialists

 

The peak of summer is a maximum growth time for plants, so their water demands are high.

Keep flower and vegetable gardens watered if it doesn’t rain for five or … Read more

Jail Docket

June 24

Justin Eaton, DOB 04-21-89, WM; SO2: touching a child for lustful purposes and sexual battery.

June 25

Bobby Eubanks, DOB 08-08-82, WM; S09: simple assault-domestic violence.

Rodney Kelly, DOB 05-09-62, WM; MDOC 458: probation violation.

Carla Gant, DOB … Read more

Library hosting outdoor writer Kinton

From Press Reports

 

Outdoor writer Tony Kinton will be guest speaker at Monday’s regular monthly meeting of Friends of the Webster County Public Library.

The program begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by a light lunch for a nominal cost. … Read more

Tester-Smith engagement

Haley Suzanne Tester and Jason Allen Smith

Mr. and Mrs. Don Tester of Maben announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Suzanne Tester, to Jason Allen Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Smith of Mathiston.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Lewis … Read more

Baby baptized at Lebanon UMC

Richter with Jaxon and Manda Westmoreland.

From Church Reports

 

Jaxon Wyatt Westmoreland was baptized at Lebanon United Methodist Church in the Grady community on June 23.

Jaxon is the son of Manda Westmorland, grandson of Billy and Miranda Hood, and great-grandson of Wayne and Clyde … Read more

Time Capsules

75 Years Ago:

July 7, 1938

Fourth of July Fish Tales

Some got some, some got none — but everybody had fun. No way, of course, to estimate the number of Webster Countians who played with rods, reels, bream poles … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I have authored a preparation outline for a six-minute informative speech, primarily as a teaching tool for my public speaking students. The speech informs my audience about the four parts … Read more

Tower removed

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Glenn Crane & Rigging of Columbus removes all but 50 feet of the radio tower at the Webster County sheriff’s office. The tower section was removed Friday for safety reasons and because the low-band antenna there was no longer used. … Read more