Use of food stamps rises in Webster County

By Emily Guerin and Tim Marema
Special to the Progress-Times

The use of food stamps in Webster County increased during the recession, assisting families in stretching their food dollars, contributing to local spending and helping spark a national debate about … Read more

Obituary – Jeri Sue Busby Jones

Services for Jeri Sue Busby Jones, 57, of Starkville were May 30, 2014, at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville with the Rev. Rob Faulk officiating. Burial was in Embry Cemetery.
She was the daughter of

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Time capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
June 8, 1939

Highway 82 Now Concreted

The long-wished-for concrete on Highway 82 in now opened on the east of town to the public and motorists traveling that way will … Read more

Jones among WOCHS grads

Cache Jones was among Class of 2014 seniors who graduated from West Oktibbeha County High School on May 24.
She is the daughter of

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