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911 Calls

Jan. 20

7:12 a.m., stranded motorist, Hwy. 403; Mathiston PD responds.

8:46 a.m., medical, Old Hwy. 15, Maben; EMS responds.

8:56 a.m., medical, … Read more

MSDH receives grant to reduce maternal tobacco use

Health & Wellness Section 2014

From Press Reports

 

The Mississippi State Department of Health Office of Health Data and Research has been awarded a $14,750 grant from the March of Dimes to reduce smoking during pregnancy, a leading cause … Read more

Rev. Franklin Lowe birthday celebration

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The Rev. Franklin Lowe shows off a birthday cake presented to him by the United Methodist Women’s Circle at Mathiston Methodist Church. The cake was presented at the January monthly meeting of UMW at the church fellowship hall. Roger Miller, … Read more

Maury Shurlds honored

Maury Shurlds with his daughter, Marcia; son, Dudley; their children and a cousin, Beverly McMullen

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

In what began as a surprise birthday party for Albert Maury Shurlds Sr., who lives on Hatcher Road north of Maben, 20-25 people met at Trace-Way Restaurant in Mathiston to honor and help … Read more

Maben hosts MLK Jr. Parade

Marchers leave Shivers Park en route to WOCHS during the MLK Jr. Parade.

From Staff Reports

 

The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club sponsored the second MLK Jr. Parade in Maben on Monday.

“Insights from the Past” was the theme of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day events, including a program at West … Read more

Commander has local ties

For the WPT

 

Col. Mike Nabors of Collinsville has been named commander of the 186th Air Refueling Wing at Key Field in Meridian.

Nabors is the son of Billy and Marjorie White Nabors of Meridian, and grandson of the … Read more

Sheriff’s Office makes burglary arrests

From Press & Staff Reports

 

Webster County has been hit with a rash of burglaries over the last couple of months.

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department has made three arrests for burglary of an unoccupied dwelling and has warrants … Read more

East Webster counting on time off to give boost

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

After picking up a home sweep of Hebron Christian School last Monday, the East Webster boys and girls picked up an unusual eight-day break late in the season as they got ready to … Read more