Tiger Scouts visit newspaper office

Press Reports

Tiger Scouts from the local Webster County Cub Scouts toured The Webster Progress-Times on Sept. 25.

These scouts learned about many processes in the publishing of this newspaper. News Editor Russell Hood took time to talk with the … Read more

JOY Club learns about Old Greensboro

Liz Cummings entertained the crowd with a little history of Old Greensboro at the Sept. 25 JOY Club meeting at First Baptist Church in Eupora.

Cummings shared from her great-grandfather’s journal that detailed his observations of the town, the famous … Read more

Home, Garden Club reconvenes after hiatus

For the WPT

MABEN — After a three month hiatus from club meetings, members were anxious to reconvene the civic and social affairs of the 50-year-old organization called the Maben Home and Garden Club.

So on Sept. 18, the ladies … Read more

Library hosting ‘Welcome to the Gang’

From Press Reports

Mathiston Public Library will be hosting “Welcome to the Gang” story time sponsored by the Civic League of Mathiston.

The stories and activities will be “Charlie Brown and the Great Pumpkin.” The fun will begin Oct. 23rd … Read more

Civil War Round Table planned for October 9

The Golden Triangle Civil War Round Table will meet on October 9, at the Golden Triangle Planning & Development Bldg., 106 Miley Road, Starkville. Refreshments at 6:30. Meeting begins at 7 p.m. Pam Sanfilippo, NPS Historian, U. S. Grant National … Read more

Calendar of Events

Forestry Equipment Show The Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show will be Oct. 5-6 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day at the Mississippi State University John W. Starr Memorial Forest. The forest is located eight miles south of Starkville on … Read more

Dinosaurs, owls invade Story Hour

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — Going to the Story Hour on Friday morning at the Maben Public Library is the fun place to be. It is the place to listen to stories, to play with Play-Doh, to … Read more

Area shooting victim refuses to cooperate with authorities

From Press, Staff Reports

The victim of a shooting in the western portion of Oktibbeha County is not cooperating with authorities in their investigation, according to published reports.

The shooting, which occurred on Pierce Road near Sturgis-Maben and Self Creek … Read more

Man arrested on drug charges

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

City police have filed felony drug charges against a man who was involved in a two-vehicle crash earlier this month.

Cpls. Mitch Jackson and James Roby of the Eupora Police Department arrested Hugh Antwayn … Read more