Church youth donate toys to MFD

Special to the WPT

The youth group at Mathiston First United Methodist Church has collected toys and stuffed animals to donate to the Mathiston Fire Department.

The toys are to be given to small children involved in fire/medical calls that … Read more

Calendar of Events

Quick Bites Dr. Wayne Porter, area horticulturist, will present the Quick Bites program “All About Camellias” from noon-1 p.m. Nov. 15. Blooming from fall to late spring, there is a camellia to fit in everyone’s garden. The program will be … Read more

‘10 Fat Turkeys’ at Story Hour

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — Friday, Nov. 9, dawned bright and beautiful for the weekly Story Hour at the Maben Public Library, where some bright and beautiful children, parents and grandparents gathered to hear Ms. Mary read … Read more

Teen injured in ATV accident on Webster County line

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson Editor and Publisher The Winona Times A teenage boy was seriously injured in an ATV accident in Webster County near the Montgomery County line Oct. 30.

According to Webster County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Jeff Mann, … Read more

September unemployment 11.6 percent

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate increased in September to 11.6 percent, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

That is up from 10.8 percent in August but down from the 13.6 percent recorded in … Read more

Mathiston plans Veterans Day program, memorial

From Press, Staff Reports

The Mathiston Development and Support Council will unveil the designs for Mathiston’s veterans’ memorial during a Veterans Day ceremony Saturday.

The memorial, designed by architect Bill Mann, will be built on a 3.8- acre property acquired … Read more

High-speed chase ends in crash

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

A man was critically injured following a weekend high-speed pursuit that ended in a crash just outside the Eupora city limits.

The chase began around 10:40 p.m. Saturday, according to scanner radio transmissions. The … Read more

Hood, Hollenhead, McKibben win races

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Jimmy Hood will take office as the newest member of the Webster County School Board in January following his win in District 3 Tuesday.

Hood garnered 584 votes (62 percent) in defeating opponent Naioma … Read more

Wijewardane addresses retired educators

By Opal Vickers

The local Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi met for its regular meeting in the Mathiston Public Library on Oct. 3.

Charlotte Ray gave an inspiring devotion on how there is always change except for God, who is … Read more