Category: News

Obituary – Mr. Billy R. Ray

Ackerman, MS Billy R. Ray, 76, a retired factory worker for Hackney and Hardwire, passed away Saturday March 26, 2016 at the Choctaw Regional Medical Center in Ackerman, MS. Mr. Ray was born October 11, 1939 in Choctaw County, MS.…

Obituary – Mrs. Clarice Iantha Crenshaw

Clarice Iantha Crenshaw, a resident of Concordia Nursing Home in Bella Vista, AR, peacefully departed this life on December 5, 2015, with family members at her bedside. The world lost a sweet, sassy, and classy lady. Ms. Clarice was 93.…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 03/23/2016

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County’s unemployment rate unchanged

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County’s unemployment rate was unchanged in January, based on figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. January’s unemployment rate was 8.3 percent, the same as in December. The jobless rate was…

Volunteers distribute posters, forms

From Press Reports The Relay for Life volunteers in the accompanying photo, along with many others in Webster County, have joined volunteers across America to help fight cancer and save lives.

County to create DHS visitation area

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress-Times The Webster County Board of Supervisors has approved a request regarding a family visitation area in the Department of Human Services building on Government Avenue. The board met Monday with DHS County Director Annie…

Relay luminarias

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Luminaria Committee members include (front) Jacqueline Meek,

Eagles set to visit arch-rival Wolverines this week

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress TImes The Eupora High School baseball team picked up a win over Hickory Flat last Wednesday, before dropping contests to Calhoun City and Starkville Academy to close out the week.

FOL hosts sculptor

Webster County Library meeting room was decorated to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day as the Friends of the Library assembled for their March meeting.