Maben VFD assists in house removal

TERRY HARPOLE
A Maben firefighter stands by during the controlled burn of  the Jim Fitch house.

By Terry Harpole

The Maben Volunteer Fire Department assisted a local man by burning a house the night of Dec. 11.

Local attorney Rob Collins, who lives near the house, bought it years ago and had cleaned up the lot. … Read more

Top Stories: 2015

COURTESY PHOTO/ETHAN NANNEY
A heavy snow blanketed Webster County on Feb. 25, 2015, including here at Dorroh Lake.

Looking Back: Top l0 stories of 2015

From Staff Reports

Here is a look at Webster County’s Top 10 news stories of 2015 as selected by the Progress-Times:

1) Courthouse developments: After prolonged litigation, the Webster County Board of

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF In this July 2015 photo, Harrison Dozer Services prepares the site for the new Webster County Courthouse that will be built on the west side of Highway 9 in Walthall. The county contracted with Harrison Dozer for clearing, grubbing and erosion control of the nearly 7-acre site. Last month, the Board of Supervisors instructed JH&H Architects to draw preliminary plans for the new courthouse to be a two-story building with approximately 16,506 square feet and a single-story annex building of approximately1,824 square feet for storage.

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Club hosting Houston Solar Race Team

By Terry Harpole

This might sound a little like Mississippi State University’s EcoCAR program, which began when people were in search of a cheaper means of travel, but a similar group in Houston is run by students and the Houston … Read more

Eupora boys, girls ready to begin 2016

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eagles and Lady Eagles of Eupora High School hope to get the 2016 portion of their basketball seasons off to a good start this week with a pair of road games.

EHS was … Read more