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…

Committee seeks city support

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Members of the Eupora Parks and Recreation Steering Committee laid out their vision for the city parks at last week’s Board of Aldermen meeting. The matter was listed as “Who cares about Gary Park…