Mathiston, Maben officials re-elected

From Staff Reports   All incumbent office-holders in Mathiston and Maben won re-election in Tuesday’s municipal general election. Mathiston Mayor Jimmy Carden won re-election without opposition. All five aldermen ran for another term and were the top five vote-getters. The…

Understand water requirements for a healthy lawn

By Wayne Wells, David Nagel, Lelia Kelly Extension Horticulture Specialists Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director   Water is one of the most unique, mobile and abundant compounds on earth and any living thing cannot survive without it. Our…

Service lawnmower regularly during mowing season

Spring is here and homeowners are active in their landscapes refurbishing flowerbeds and fertilizing lawns. The one activity that will be repeated over and over from now to late fall will be the weekly ritual of mowing the lawn. However,…

Firemen’s night out


A countywide firefighters meeting was May 7 at the Garan parking lot in Eupora. Presenters shared information about various types of firefighting equipment, such as nozzles, foam systems, extrication equipment and turnouts.

6th grades moving to high schools

Eupora Elementary School students tour Eupora High School in preparation for moving to a new campus next school year.

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Webster County Schools’ sixth-grade classes are moving from elementary to high school campuses mainly to better implement a new system of student assessment, according to Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar. He confirmed that…

Maben veterans take part in Honor Flight

Carpenter and Bishop visit the World War II Memorial in Washington.

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT   “If God had really intended men to fly, he’d have made it easier to get to the airport.”— George Winters On April 23, one World War II veteran from Maben, one Vietnam War…