Calendar of Events

Cumberland Baptist Weekend VBS Cumberland Baptist Church weekend Vacation Bible School will be July 22-24. Times are 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and commencement at 11 a.m. Sunday. Bethlehem Baptist Bethlehem Baptist Church, located at Lower Bethlehem Road…

Jail Docket

July 12 Thomas L. Medders, DOB 05-29-51, WM; Webster 6: DUI-aggravated resulting in death. Jeremy Gatlin, DOB 10-01-93, WM; Webster 6: contempt of court. Dale Thompson, DOB 12-29-60, WM; Webster 6: DUI-1st. July 14 Brooklyn Farmer, DOB 01-19-94, WF; Webster…

Bid awarded for courthouse site work

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Webster County Board of Supervisors has awarded a bid for site work for the new courthouse in Walthall. Three bids were received for the site work package, which the board opened July 8.…

Parkway rangers lend a helping hand

From Press & Staff Reports While on patrol Saturday, two Natchez Trace Parkway law enforcement officers happened upon a church van south of Tupelo with a flat tire, stranded on the side of the Trace. Chief Ranger Sarah Davis and…

Box bound over to grand jury

A grand jury will hear evidence against Mathiston’s former town marshal charged with five counts of felony embezzlement by a public official. Shane Box was administratively bound over to the action of the Webster County grand jury by Justice Court…