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…

Lake levee work

Brant Avent of B&B Dirt Service clears land at the Whites Creek Lake dam for the city of Eupora. His clearing and leveling work on May 13 is a continuation of capital improvements that will allow the city to bush-hog…