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FUMC begins Lent with Ash Wednesday service

From Church Reports   First United Methodist Church extends an invitation to an “Ash Wednesday Service” on Feb. 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary.   This service marks the beginning of “Lent,” which is a time of spiritual preparation…

Education notes – 02/03/2016

Locals among MSU graduates Mississippi State University has announced graduates for the 2015 fall term for Webster County. Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at MSU. Their…

Homebuyer workshop set for Starkville

From Press Reports Mississippi Home of Your Own will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop Monday for anyone in Oktibbeha and surrounding counties interested in buying a home. The workshop will be from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the USDA…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 02/03/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. What is the difference between indolent and insolent? What about complement and compliment? According to Sarthak Pranit, a student of etymology, these word pairs are examples of “orthographic neighbors.”

Obituary – Mrs. Charlease Williams

Champaign, IL Charlease Williams, 88, of Champaign died January 30, 2016 at the Champaign County Nursing Home where she lived for the past year. Charlease was born October 26, 1927 to the union of Oscar and Callie Gladney in Choctaw County,…

Obituary – Mr. Charles Edward Lott

Charles Edward Lott, 80, of Maben, Mississippi, passed away on January 31, 2016, in the North Mississippi Medical Center hospital in Tupelo, Mississippi. Mr. Lott was born on January 29, 1936, in Greenville, MS. He was raised in the Mississippi…

Legals – 02/03/2016

SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on 24th day of September, 2010, Henry H. Brownlee executed a certain Deed of Trust to Alan E. South, Trustee for the benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc., as nominee for Urban Financial…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 01/27/2016

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County awards bid for courthouse demolition

Board reviews preliminary plans for new courthouse The Webster County Board of Supervisors awarded a bid for demolition of the old courthouse and reviewed plans for its replacement during a recessed meeting Jan. 19. Seven bids were received for demolition…