Obituaries

Fanny E. Shurden Feb. 7, 2017 Services for Fanny Elizabeth Shurden, 79, were Feb. 10, 2017 at Blythe Creek Baptist Church near Mathiston with the Rev. Todd Chesser officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. A homemaker, she was born…

Local students among fall MSU graduates

Mississippi State University has announced the fall 2016 graduates for Webster County. Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at MSU. Their specific levels of recognition and…

Man sentenced on firearms charge

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A man has been sentenced in Webster County Circuit Court after pleading guilty to a felony firearms charge. Timmy Lamar Bean, 40, was indicted in December and, on Jan. 12, filed a petition to…

Supervisors deal with fire trucks

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County leaders spent much time at their last two meetings discussing fire truck purchases. Walthall Fire Chief Casey Henderson and county Fire Coordinator Barry Rushing addressed the Board of Supervisors on Jan. 31…