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Jail Docket

Aug. 6

Tarance Daniels, DOB 10-30-78, BM; Eupora 3: no DL, noise ordinance violation and disorderly conduct.

Aug. 7

James H. Wordlaw, DOB 12-25-69, BM; SO3 and E7: warrant for probation violation.

Kelvin Woodard, DBO 11-15-79, BM; E3: failure to … Read more

Wreck kills Maben man, toddler

By Nicole Sheriff

Delta Democrat Times

 

GREENVILLE — Two people died Monday after sustaining injuries that morning in a two-vehicle wreck in Washington County.

David Kirkman, 53, of Maben, and a 2-year-old male were pronounced dead at the scene. … Read more

911 Calls

Aug. 5

7:09 a.m., medical, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; EMS responds.

8:54 a.m., trespass/suspicious person, M.L. King Jr. Drive; Webster SO responds.

12:07 p.m., complaint, Spring Valley Road; WSO responds.

1:44 p.m., ATV complaint, Hwy. 50 East; WSO responds.

3:19 p.m., … Read more

Maben town meeting addresses concerns

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

MABEN — Because of a breaking and entering, not only to businesses, but on senior citizens in particular in the area, a town meeting was held Aug. 6 to get an idea of … Read more

Cloverbuds program encourages creativity and play for members

From Press Reports

 

The 4-H Cloverbud program is for youth age 5 until they reach age 8.

The Cloverbud program allows for and encourages creativity and play. Cloverbuds explore areas of healthy lifestyle, earth/environment, citizenship, plants and animals, consumerism … Read more

Aldermen makes Garan property proposal

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

An alderman has proposed that the city ask Webster County supervisors to consider locating county offices in the former Garan manufacturing property.

Jerry Gary (at large) presented a “Garan Property Proposal” during the … Read more

Calendar of Events

Health Department.

WIC closings

The Mississippi State Department of Health has announced that the Webster County Health Department and Women, Infants and Children distribution center will be closed Aug. 16.

Visit www.HealthyMS.com/locations for more information.

Forever Outdoors

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Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Aug. 18, 1938

Sawdust Pile Makes Melons Prolific

Sometime ago, good farmer T.R. Perkins of the Starnes community, on passing a sawdust pile scooped out a hole and inserted a … Read more

4-H hosts NASA camps

From Press Reports

 

Webster County 4-H hosted a NASA workshop this summer.

Children who participated in NASA’s Summer of Innovation Camp conducted experiments and performed activities related to air pressure, density, astronomy, gravity, robotics and the solar system.

The … Read more

C Spire launches 4G LTE service

From Press Reports

 

C Spire Wireless has launched the next generation of mobile broadband in three Webster County towns with the activation of its 4G (Fourth Generation) Long Term Evolution service offering consumers and businesses faster data speeds and … Read more