Stump removal next for courthouse site

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Removal of stumps from the recently logged site for Webster County’s new courthouse is the next step in the project.

The Board of Supervisors on Feb. 2 authorized advertisement for the removal of stumps … Read more

Innovate Mississippi working with tri-counties 


From Press Reports

Innovate Mississippi announced Monday it is collaborating with the boards of supervisors in Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster counties in an effort to lead a comprehensive approach to regional, innovation-led economic development for the tri-county area.

To use … Read more

Firefighters respond to multiple calls

This Feb. 2 fire on Cadaretta Road destroyed the home of Steve Clanton.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Fire departments in Webster County have been busy since last week responding to numerous structure and grass/woods fires.

The Bellefontaine Fire Department was paged out around 10:40 a.m. Feb. 2 to a house fire … Read more

‘My Secret Valentine’


On a cold Wednesday, Feb. 4, nine bright-eyed boys and girls arrived at Webster County Public Library to attend storytime. The children sang two songs, “Skip to my Lou” and “Eensy, Weensy Spider,”

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‘Froggy’s 1st Kiss’ storytime book

Winters and Will Harper Norman, and Lake Jones

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

It was the week before Valentine’s Day so we read “Froggy’s First Kiss on Feb. 6 at the Maben Public Library.”

Froggy is in school and a new girl comes to his class. … Read more