From Press reports
The Eupora Police Department arrested a man this weekend on a drug charge.
On Sunday, Officer Lawrence Caradine arrested Eric Jordan Ramey, 26, on West Clark Avenue for possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle and … Read more
From Staff Reports
East Webster High students will start the school year at the temporary campus in Mathiston because the new school building is not complete.
“Weather delays and construction delays have not allowed us to move in,” Superintendent of … Read more
By Terry Harpole
For the WPT
On July 27, people waiting at the Maben Farmers’ Market were met with some bad news. One of the vendors for the market, who had long ago made many friends in the area, … Read more
Walthall Baptist Church, 6775 MS Hwy. 9, is having a rummage sale from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 3.
Many good items will be available, as will carryout grilled hamburger plates ($6) and hotdog plates ($4). All proceeds will … Read more
By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists
Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director
Need a good plant for those hot, dry, sunny places? How about verbena?
Pink, red, and white-flowering selections are common, but those aren’t … Read more
By Jane Collins, Manager
Maben Farmers’ Market
For the first time this market season we had six vendors who brought fresh farm produce to sell.
Shane Davis was at the Maben Farmers’ Market for the second Saturday with peaches, … Read more
Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago:
Aug. 4, 1938
Hurricane Creek News:
Miss D’Nell Burgess and brother are visiting relatives in Eupora and Stewart.
Mrs. Willie Lou Jackson and son accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Dolph Foust … Read more
By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress-Times
An engineer and an architect presented a structural evaluation of the Webster County Courthouse and related construction cost estimates to the Board of Supervisors on July 24.
Structural engineer Mark Watson of Shannon … Read more
From Staff Reports
The unemployment rate in Webster County was 13.5 percent in June, up six-tenths of a percentage point.
The unemployment rate was 12.9 percent in May. June’s jobless rate also remained above the 13.2 percent recorded last … Read more
From press reports
The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) advises the public
that the following county health departments and Women, Infants and Children (WIC) distribution centers will be closed Friday, August 16, 2013.
Calhoun, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Clay, Lowndes, … Read more