News

911 calls

June 24

9:15 a.m., medical, East Gum Avenue; EMS responds.

11:29 a.m., medical, West Clark Street; EMS, Eupora FD respond.

12:05 p.m., medical, Cumberland Road; EMS responds.

12:47 p.m., disturbance, Waterworks Road; Eupora PD responds.

4:52 p.m., alarm, North Gold; … Read more

Calendar of Events

Schaefer Reunion

J.D. Schaefer, Tom Schaefer and Lorene Schaefer Cummins invite all descended family, all extended family and all family friends of the Peter Joseph Schaefer family to an old-fashioned family reunion at the old home place of Antley Joe … Read more

Maben hangs flags early for July 4

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

When people drive through the town of Maben on Highway 15, they will quickly have the feeling the people of Maben and the area are patriotic and respect the flag.

Thanks to Maben … Read more

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