Obituaries

Opal Baldwin

Dec. 26, 2013

Services for Opal Baldwin, 91, of Eupora were Dec. 29, 2013, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Rev. Travis Gray officiating. Burial was in Old Cumberland Cemetery.

Mrs. Baldwin was a retired … Read more

Authorities report rash of burglaries

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Local authorities are urging residents to take precautions in light of auto and home burglaries that have occurred in the city and county.

Sheriff Tim Mitchell has asked that everyone be aware of … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your
vocabulary.

Operas are an important part of our culture. “Another Opening, Another Show” by Tom Markus and Linda Sarver points out that opera was born in the Renaissance when the Florentine … Read more

Maben CofC launches new website

From Press Reports

 

The Maben Chamber of Commerce has a newly renovated website. Information including visiting Maben, local education and recreation are included in a more “user-friendly” manner according to Shaun Nygard, president of the Maben Chamber of Commerce.… Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Jan. 12, 1939

County Road to be Paved

Webster’s County seat will be connected with the state priority system of paved highways if no right-of-way complications are involved.

Word was … Read more

Mathiston Civic League active in December

By Betty Jeffcoats, President

Civic League of Mathiston

 

Mathiston’s 2013 Christmas Parade, which was held Dec. 14, was a huge success.

The theme for our parade was “A Christmas to Remember” and conjured up thoughts of Christmases past. Our … Read more