Category: News

Tilling soil deeper will cure traffic pans

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly Extension Horticulture Specialists Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director The cool spell of a few weeks ago has probably allowed the tomatoes and large-fruited peppers in the garden to set fruit. It takes…

Obituaries – 08/12/15

Isabel C. Gatlin Aug. 4, 2015 Services for Isabel C. Gatlin, 97, were Aug. 7, 2015, at Coleman Funeral Home.in Ackerman with the Rev. Jimmy Flake officiating. Burial was in Mt. Airy Methodist Cemetery. She was born Nov. 3, 1917.…

Legals – 08/12/15

SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on December 27, 2007, Leslie Lee, a married woman joined by her husband, Sammie Lee, signed as Sammie W. Lee, executed a certain deed of trust to Jay Morris, Attorney Morris & McCalla, Trustee…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 08/05/15

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High-speed chase ends in wreck

By Russell Hood Webster Progress-Times A high-speed chase involving a car driven by a juvenile ended when he crashed into a tree in Maben, according to local authorities. The Webster County Sheriff’s Department and Mathiston Police Department gave this account…

Officials warn of home burglary scams

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Authorities are warning area residents of a scam involving a crew of people attempting to enter homes and burglarize them. Two such incidents occurred last week in Eupora, according to Police Chief Gregg Hunter,…

Maben football field fixtures relocated

By Terry Harpole MABEN — Winona water and street departments crews were busy July 29 pulling up light poles, the home-side bleachers and the press box from L.M. Hamberlin Field at the now-closed West Oktibbeha County High School. The crews…

Rotary hosts state Film Office director

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The staff of the Mississippi Film Office never rests because the film industry is always changing, according to its director, Ward Emling. “It’s a growth industry,” he told Eupora Rotary Club on July 28.…

BB’s Monograms

CHARLOTTE NEWMAN/STAFF BB’s Monograms of Eupora held a ribbon cutting and open house July 31. The new business is located at 2745 W. Roane Ave. and the phone number is 258-7045. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-1…

Scholarship recipient addresses Maben Lions Club

By Jane Collins, Secretary Maben Lions Club Colby Williamson, son of Coach and Mrs. Ken Williamson of Cumberland, was the guest of Maben Lions Club for its meeting on July 28. He had received a $500 student scholarship to attend Mississippi State…