Fire destroys house in Tomnolen

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Firefighters from three departments were called to extinguish a fire Friday that eventually destroyed an unoccupied house in Tomnolen.

Volunteers responding to the 11:15 a.m. structure fire at 4123 U.S. Hwy. 82 found heavy … Read more

Waller thanks clerks for aiding county

From Press Reports

Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. on Feb. 12 praised public officials who came to the aid of Webster County. When a Jan. 17 fire heavily damaged the Webster County Courthouse in Walthall, officials from … Read more

Calendar of Events

Chili and soup supper for Relay Walthall Baptist Church Relay for Life team is having a chili and soup supper at the Walthall Fire Department on Feb. 22 from 5:30- 7 p.m. For a donation of $7 you can get … Read more

Head Start children visit library

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Public Library

Two groups of children from Eupora Head Start Center visited the Webster County Public Library in January.

On Jan. 24, Ms, Bonnie read “The Rooster Who Lost His Crow” and “The Little … Read more

McCulloch makes difference at hospital

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora is proud to have experienced nursing staff with various degrees of experience in different fields of nursing.

One of those experienced nursing staff members is Marion McCulloch, who has been a registered nurse … Read more

Area churches have Pulpit Swap

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — The old saying “While the cat is gone, the mice will play” did not have any meaning at all on Feb. 10 at two United Methodist churches in this area.

The United Methodist churches have … Read more

Church enjoys Souper Bowl lunch

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — On Sunday evening, Feb. 3, when most people were home watching the Super Bowl, the people of Maben Methodist Church were not left out.

Now under the pastorate of the Rev. Scarlett Shepperd, the Maben … Read more

Children enjoy Valentine Party, story

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — There is nothing like the promise of a party to bring out the mommas, dads and grandmothers for the Friday morning story hour at the Maben Public Library.

A grand total of … Read more

From School Reports

The East Webster winterguard “True Maroon” competed at the Mississippi Indoor Association’s Pearl show on Jan. 26.

The 24 girls competed with their show titled “Sunlight” and placed third in their class. The winterguard will compete at … Read more

Children make valentines at Story Hour in Maben

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library Children attending Story Hour at the Maben Public Library made valentines for their families on Feb. 1.

Our story was “Mouse’s First Valentine.” It showed all the pretty things needed to make a … Read more