Whiteside speaker for MMM

By Terry Harpole For the WPT MABEN — The Maben Methodist Men had their regular fourth Sunday morning breakfast meeting July 22 in the church fellowship hall. In the absence of the pastor, the Rev Scarlet Shepperd, who was sick,…

Board approves school district 2012-13 budget

From Staff Reports The Webster County School Board approved a new budget, adopted a sex education policy, and handled personnel matters and other business at previous meetings. No action was taken June 12 after the board voted to go into…

City board discusses personnel

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora Board of Aldermen took no related action following an executive session at a special called meeting on July 16. Mayor Tommy Lott and the five aldermen spent one hour and 15 minutes…

Multicounty alliance talks continue

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A possible regional economic development organization now includes Montgomery County, in addition to Webster and Choctaw counties. Oktibbeha County was included in initial discussions about the possibility of forming an alliance with Webster and…

Memorial bench honors Mike Rogers

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times MATHISTON — Family and friends dedicated a bench in memory of the late Mike Rogers on July 17 at the town park here behind the Mathiston Public Library. Rogers, 49, was killed after a…