News

County takes building renovation bids

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL — Webster County officials plan to open bids later this month for renovation of the Doss Building, which is a Mississippi Landmark.

The Board of Supervisors will open bids at 10 a.m. June … Read more

School Board sets budget hearing

From Staff Reports

A public hearing on the Webster County School District’s 2012-13 budget is set for next week.

The hearing will be June 21 and budget adoption will be June 28, both at 7 p.m. in the boardroom of … Read more

City votes to clear Garan lot

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

City leaders have given final go-ahead for demolition of the entire Garan building, two months after opening bids for the project.

After opening bids on the sale or demolition of the property on Highway … Read more

Calendar of Events

Woodrow Cooksey benefit Saturday A benefit for the family of Woodrow Cooksey to help with medical expenses will be June 16 at Fame Church of God in the Fame community.

Grilled chicken plates with baked beans, slaw and dessert will … Read more

Miles presents piano recital

From Press Reports

May 20 was a day of firsts and an opportunity to celebrate the past for Caden Miles.

As a student of Jean Cooper, Caden, 10, participated that day in her first piano recital at the Choctaw County … Read more

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — Celebration of Health, Fitness and Nutrition, an intervention program at the West Oktibbeha County High School cafeteria, was enjoyed by a host of friends, family, neighbors, sponsors, leaders and other invited guests … Read more

Rocking, rolling at the library


By Fran Smith, Librarian
Webster County Library
The children who attended Story Time at Webster County Library on May 16 rocked and rolled with Ms. Pat and Ms. Dot and the puppets.
“Shades,” the hip longhaired performer with sunshades, led
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Maben Library kicks off reading program

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — The Maben Public Library Summer Reading Program kicked off with 44 kids, 14 adults and three adults attending the program Tuesday morning. Pam Awad, a Mississippi State Extension program assistant, presented the … Read more