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Obituaries – 07/29/15

Robert C. McDaniel July 12, 2015 Services for Robert Charles McDaniel, 53, of Greenwood were July 19, 2015, at Williams & Lord Funeral Home in Greenwood with Dr. Jim Phillips officiating. Burial was in Longview Cemetery in Carrollton. He was…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 07/22/15

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Body found near highway identified

Man’s death believed to be heat-related By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Authorities believe a pedestrian whose body was discovered last week a few hundred feet off a highway in Eupora died of a heat-related injury. The man was later…

Mathiston man killed in crash

From Press & Staff Reports A Mathiston man was killed in a two-car wreck Friday morning on U.S. 82 just west of Starkville. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol and published reports, Jennifer Breazeale, 34, of Starkville was headed east…

Gray competing in state DYW program

By Gwen Sisson Micah Gray said it is her “prayer to represent Webster County to the best of her ability and, hopefully, have other girls from Webster County become interested in this wonderful scholarship program.” Gray currently serves as Webster…

Hughes seeks to serve as Webster County Sheriff

My fellow Webster Countians, I Larry Hughes, over the many years and recent months while on the campaign trail seeking your approval for the position of Sheriff of Webster County, have listened to all of your concerns. I understand your…

Rotary hosts ‘Judicial Bribery’ author

From Staff and Press Reports Jim Crockett gave a presentation about a book he authored on judicial bribery to the Eupora Rotary Club on July 7. “Power Greed Hubris: Judicial Bribery in Mississippi” is about the Paul Minor and Richard…

Perkins guest speaker at Maben UMC

By Terry Harpole On Sunday morning, in absence of pastor Scarlet Shepperd, Maben United Methodist Church had a guest speaker. The speaker, Harpole Perkins, is the son of Eddie and Sheryl Perkins of Maben. He was not really a guest,…