Last Saturday for watermelons at Maben Market

By Jane Collins Maben Farmers’ Market Saturday was the last time the Floras would be at the Maben Farmers’ Market with their delicious red and yellow watermelons. Their patch has been pretty well depleted, but you might still be able…

Jail docket

Aug. 2 Sean Rhodes, DOB 04-16-98, WM; Webster 6: burglary. Justin Summers, DOB 10-29-88, WM; Mississippi Department of Corrections: hold for court (released to MDOC officer Aug. 3). Aug. 3 Christopher Graham, DOB 12-19-83, BM; Webster 5: DHS warrant. Aug.…

Correction

The Webster County Board of Supervisors has not entered into a 20-year lease-purchase agreement with the Golden Triangle Public Buildings Leasing Corp. for the new courthouse to be built in Walhall, as incorrectly reported in the Aug. 3 article “Supervisors…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Aug. 7, 1941 First Boll of the Season The first open cotton brought to The Progress office for the season was by Herbert U. Knight, young son of Mr. and…

Sports briefs

Top prep football teams to play at MSU this weekend STARKVILLE — The New Hope Fall Jamboree, featuring match-ups between some of the premier high school football programs in the state of Mississippi, will be held this Friday and Saturday…

Rainbow of TIES

Robert Hamilton provided entertainment at the Controllers Generation II 4-H Club annual Rainbow of TIES (Talented Individuals Encouraging Souls). The speakers were Robert Banks, Robert Duncan and Charles Ware. The event was held at the Sportsplex Annex in Starkville.