Drug Court completes statewide system

From Press Reports The creation of a drug court for the Fifth Circuit Court District completes statewide coverage of drug courts in Mississippi. All 22 Circuit Court districts now operate drug courts. Circuit judges Joseph Loper of Ackerman and Clarence…

Traffic stop leads to meth arrests

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Two local men face charges after the discovery of drugs and a working meth lab during a traffic stop. Webster County Sheriff Tim Mitchell said after receiving a report of a suspicious vehicle on…

Obituaries

Aubrey Lamar Hood Feb. 21, 2013 Services with full military honors for Aubrey Lamar Hood, 75, of Goose Creek, S.C., were Feb . 24, 2013, at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home in North Charleston, S.C., with the Rev. Jeff Price officiating.…

Profile 2013 submissions requested

The Progress-Times will publish its annual Profile edition on March 28. The theme of this tribute to our community is “Inspire Tomorrow.” We invite anyone interested to submit information, features or photos about their civic club, church, non-profit organization, community…

EWH grad Shenanigan’s Parade ‘colleen’ 2013

From Press Reports Kristin Young of Gulfport, a graduate of East Webster High School, has been elected as the 2013 Shenanigan’s Parade and events “colleen.” Sponsored by the Mississippi Gulf Coast chapter of Quota International, Shenanigan’s is a family-oriented parade…

Calendar of Events

Gospel singing A gospel music jubilee will be at 6 p.m. March 9 at the Gore Springs Community Center. Admission is $5. Featured groups will be the Trailsmen, the Tracemen, Redeemed and Chosen Road. Friends of the Library The regular…