County expected to reject timber bids

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress Times

The Webster County Board of Supervisors met Dec. 2 to open bids to sell the timber on the proposed courthouse site in Walthall at highways 9 and 50.

The supervisors received four bids … Read more

Mayor gives blight status report

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Mayor Dan Burchfield gave a blight status report to the Eupora Board of Aldermen on Dec. 1.

Aldermen approved a motion Nov. 3 for the city to take any non-budgeted expenses incurred in the … Read more

School Board approves substitute teachers

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board approved substitute teacher recommendations at its Nov. 10 meeting.

Minutes show the board approved Stacy Farley, Rashad Guess, Ethel Brown Cork and Lupe Avent as substitute teachers for the remainder of the … Read more

County residents help at OCC Center in Atlanta

Those attending the mission trip to the Operation Christmas Child Distribution Center in Atlanta are (not in order as pictured) Faye Griffin, Willie Ree Williamson, Johnnie Oswald, Joette Tillman, Willette Stidham, Gerry Hood, Teresa Gholston, Betty Greene, Robert Burdine, Butch Stewart, Rhonda Smith, Reba Thompson, Linda Stidham, Lana Reed, Kimberly Flora, Ann Earnest, Faye Dewberry, Willene Hollis, Sam Stone, Ann Stone, Marilynn Brown and Kelley Chandler.

By Gwen Sisson

Whether this was the 11th trip or the first, the Operation Christmas Child volunteers who helped last week at the OCC Distribution Center in Atlanta will never be the same.

About 23 volunteers from eight churches throughout … Read more

New Maben business holds open house

Alexander in the front entrance

By Terry Harpole

On Dec. 6, a Christmas open house was held in a building that many people once owned and had brought many to Maben through the years.

This building was built around 1954 by the late Mr. and … Read more