Don’t compromise during tough times

From Church Reports

Greetings to you from Liberty UMC and the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor.
Liberty is an active member of the Mississippi Conference of the United Methodist Churches. There are over a thousand churches in the

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White-tailed Deer Management Workshop offered

by James L. Cummins
From special reports

Deer management is becoming more important to hunters with each passing year. Some individuals, clubs and landowners have selective management strategies that are used to help one meet their goals. Others do not, … Read more

Use of food stamps rises in Webster County

By Emily Guerin and Tim Marema
Special to the Progress-Times

The use of food stamps in Webster County increased during the recession, assisting families in stretching their food dollars, contributing to local spending and helping spark a national debate about … Read more

Obituary – Jeri Sue Busby Jones

Services for Jeri Sue Busby Jones, 57, of Starkville were May 30, 2014, at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville with the Rev. Rob Faulk officiating. Burial was in Embry Cemetery.
She was the daughter of

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Time capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
June 8, 1939

Highway 82 Now Concreted

The long-wished-for concrete on Highway 82 in now opened on the east of town to the public and motorists traveling that way will … Read more