Honoring Heroes

Bro. James Hill posts an American flag.

PHOTOS BY GWEN SISSON

Joe H. Morehead VFW Post 3806 and Ladies Auxiliary conducted the annual Veterans Day tribute at the Webster County Veterans Memorial Monument beside the Eupora Post Office on Nov. 11. Local military veterans posted flags in remembrance of Webster County veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice. A banquet was held that night at the post home for veterans who have returned home. (Left) Local veterans gather around the monument and wreath placed in memory of deceased veterans.

Joe H. Morehead VFW Post 3806 and Ladies Auxiliary conducted the annual Veterans Day tribute at the Webster County Veterans Memorial Monument beside the Eupora Post Office on Nov. 11. Local military veterans posted flags in

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Chemical leak prompts evacuation in Mathiston

MATHISTON FD
Golden Triangle Hazmat Team members, on ladder, assess the situation as the tanker’s faulty pop-off valve releases anhydrous ammonia vapor.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A tanker truck leaking anhydrous ammonia vapor, which is dangerous when inhaled, shut down parts of U.S. 82 near Mathiston the night of Nov. 12. Part of the Natchez Trace Parkway was also shut … Read more

Rushing named assistant receiving clerk

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Board of Supervisors has appointed Barry Rushing assistant receiving clerk for Webster County in addition to other positions he holds.

The action came after Rushing met with the board Monday. He currently serves … Read more