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Former Maben mayor Johnson dies

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — On Jan. 19, the people of Maben were saddened by the word that former mayor Jim Harris Johnson had died.

He died between 5 and 6 a.m. Saturday at his residence on Harpole Street in … Read more

Calendar of Events

Passport notice The Webster County circuit clerk’s office will no longer serve as an acceptance agent for passports effective Feb. 1. Anyone who needs a passport may contact the nearest passport agent, which will be the Oktibbeha County circuit clerk’s … Read more

Calendar of Events

Passport notice The Webster County circuit clerk’s office will no longer serve as an acceptance agent for passports effective Feb. 1. Anyone who needs a passport may contact the nearest passport agent, which will be the Oktibbeha County circuit clerk’s … Read more

Unemployment rate at 12 percent

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The unemployment rate in Webster County dipped slightly over a 12- month period, but was back in the double digits.

Webster County reported a 12 percent unemployment rate for the month of December, according … Read more

Unemployment rate at 12 percent

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The unemployment rate in Webster County dipped slightly over a 12- month period, but was back in the double digits.

Webster County reported a 12 percent unemployment rate for the month of December, according … Read more

EWES celebrates 100th day of school

By Kelly F. Powell EWES School Counselor

If you were at East Webster Elementary School on Jan. 18, particularly around some of the youngest students, you may have noticed a celebration going on! They observed a holiday that began years … Read more

EWES celebrates 100th day of school

By Kelly F. Powell EWES School Counselor

If you were at East Webster Elementary School on Jan. 18, particularly around some of the youngest students, you may have noticed a celebration going on! They observed a holiday that began years … Read more

Deadbeat dad sentenced to 5 years

From Press Reports

A Eupora man has answered in court for his failure to support his child, Attorney General Jim Hood announced Friday.

James Scott Jones, 42, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Friday for felony non-support of a child before … Read more

Deadbeat dad sentenced to 5 years

From Press Reports

A Eupora man has answered in court for his failure to support his child, Attorney General Jim Hood announced Friday.

James Scott Jones, 42, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Friday for felony non-support of a child before … Read more

Severe Weather Preparedness Week upcoming

From Press Reports

Feb. 4-8 is Mississippi Severe Weather Preparedness Week, according to information provided by Webster County 911 Center Director Jimmy McLemore and the 911 staff.

Throughout the week, the National Weather Service will present educational material and conduct … Read more