Joe T. Massey of Bruce, guest speaker for the June meeting of Webster County Friends of the Library, visits with Anna Knight. He is author of the novels “Reaching High,” … Read more
By Ann Woodson, Representative
Maben Farmers’ Market
Friday morning’s Maben Farmers’ Market started out with sunny skies and a light breeze. Vendors started setting up as early as 6:30., while some waited until about 8.
William Shaw brought more vegetables … Read more
By Jane Collins, Secretary
Maben Lions Club
Addie McBryde Rehabilitation Center for the Blind sent two representatives to speak to the Maben Lions Club on May 26.
It is a facility of the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services and is … Read more
One candidate withdraws from sheriff’s race
Five candidates remain in this year’s election for Webster County sheriff after one withdrew from the race last week.
Democratic candidate Adam Contreras officially withdrew Friday, according to the circuit clerk’s office.… Read more
For the Progress-Times
Teachers from Carroll and Webster County school districts attended Phase One of literacy training provided by Carroll County School District and Mississippi Department of Education June 1-3.
The elementary teachers volunteered three days of their summer vacation … Read more
By Terry Harpole
One of Maben’s newest policemen, Adam Contreras Sr., filled the pulpit at the Maben Church of God of Prophecy on May 24 in absence of its pastor.
Contreras, born in the Mississippi Delta and early converted to … Read more
From Press Reports
Students at Eupora and East Webster elementary schools were rewarded with fun SuperKids field days this spring by the American Lung Association.
The students were rewarded after Eupora Elementary raised more than $2,700 and East Webster Elementary … Read more
Sheriff Tim Mitchell, K9 Deputy Casey Henderson and K9 “Ava” represented our heroes for the second week of summer reading at… Read more
By Austin Bishop
Danya Turner won’t be in an unfamiliar position this basketball season when he coaches both the boys and girls basketball teams at Eupora High School.
Turner, who found out he would be adding the girls … Read more
Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago: June 20, 1940
Bill Mellor Opens Repair Business Here
William R. Mellor, who for over six years was chief mechanic for Sugg Implement Co., has opened a general repair shop … Read more