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Jail Docket

July 12
Thomas L. Medders, DOB 05-29-51, WM; Webster 6: DUI-aggravated resulting in death.
Jeremy Gatlin, DOB 10-01-93, WM; Webster 6: contempt of court.
Dale Thompson, DOB 12-29-60, WM; Webster 6: DUI-1st.

July 14
Brooklyn Farmer, DOB 01-19-94, WF; Webster … Read more

Bid awarded for courthouse site work

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County Board of Supervisors has awarded a bid for site work for the new courthouse in Walthall.

Three bids were received for the site work package, which the board opened July 8. … Read more

Parkway rangers lend a helping hand

From Press & Staff Reports

While on patrol Saturday, two Natchez Trace Parkway law enforcement officers happened upon a church van south of Tupelo with a flat tire, stranded on the side of the Trace.

Chief Ranger Sarah Davis and … Read more

Box bound over to grand jury

A grand jury will hear evidence against Mathiston’s former town marshal charged with five counts of felony embezzlement by a public official.

Shane Box was administratively bound over to the action of the Webster County grand jury by Justice Court … Read more

Committee seeks city support

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

Members of the Eupora Parks and Recreation Steering Committee laid out their vision for the city parks at last week’s Board of Aldermen meeting.

The matter was listed as “Who cares about Gary Park … Read more

FBC Eupora kids campers

Children and chaperones from First Baptist Church of Eupora spent three days at Shocco Springs, Alabama, at Kid’s Summer Camp in June. The church had one of its largest groups in recent years attending, with a total of 41 people, … Read more

Park ranger presents library program

By Librarian Mary Boutwell

Maben Public Library

Wow, what a program!

Andrea Dunstan, park ranger from the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee Refuge, came to the Summer Reading Program at the Maben Public Library on June 28.

She has been at … Read more

911 Calls

July 1 2:08 p.m., medical, Hwy. 9; EMS responds. 8:06 p.m. disturbance, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora Police Department responds. 10:19 p.m., vehicle damage complaint, Joiner Drive; Maben PD responds.

July 2 12:29 a.m., medical, Joiner Drive; EMS responds. 12:52 a.m., … Read more

Jail docket

July 2

Timothy White, DOB 09-22-72, WM; Mathiston 2: suspended DL and no proof of insurance.

Billy Medders, DOB 02-07-71, WM; Eupora 5: suspended DL and possession of weed in motor vehicle.

July 3

William Norris, DOB 05-05-61, BM; Eupora … Read more