Child abuse, neglect defendants bound over

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Three people face indictment by a Webster County grand jury after being bound over on felony child abuse and neglect charges. The victim’s mother faces an additional child abuse charge in another county.

Forestry field trip

COURTESY PHOTO A National Park Service fire officer talks to forestry students about prescribed burning and management objectives at Jeff Busby Park off the Natchez

Cumberland fire chief and officers resign

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The chief of the Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department reported last week that he and its officers were resigning. Bob Lovelace informed the Progress-Times on Friday he was resigning as the department’s chief, along with…