Hospitals network to improve stroke care

By Becky Gillette Mississippi Business Journal Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, in Mississippi is the highest in the nation and the leading cause of death, accounting for more than one-third of all deaths in the state, according to…

AT&T expanding fiber network in county

From Press Reports AT&T is expanding its 100 percent fiber network to homes and small businesses in rural communities across Mississippi, including Webster County. AT&T is bringing faster internet service to more homes and small businesses by expanding and enhancing…

Child has giving heart for OCC ministry

By Gwen Sisson Not only does Mary Purtee want to do all her shopping for “the boys and girls,” she wants them to have some of her favorite toys, as well. The 3-year-old is an inspiration as First United Methodist…

Former Mathiston town marshal charged

Accused of embezzlement by public official From Press and Staff Reports The former Mathiston town marshal was arrested Friday on charges of five counts of felony embezzlement by a public official, Attorney General Jim Hood announced. Shane Box, 38, was arrested by…