Man’s death unrelated to crash

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The death of a man seven weeks after he crashed his vehicle while fleeing a Webster County deputy apparently wasn’t related to his injuries, according to Coroner Steve Wells. Rickey Robertson, 48, of Eupora…

Escaped inmate back in custody

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times An escaped Webster County Jail inmate is back in custody and his wife has been charged with helping him. Sheriff Tim Mitchell said U.S. marshals and county Sheriff’s Department deputies captured Davis Randle about…

Sibley, Ramblers perform at Maben

By Terry Harpole MABEN — A full day began Sunday morning at the Maben Church of God on Crowley Drive. This was once the Maben Restaurant, where people would go to eat good food, and since about 1986, people now…

Kelly returns to home area for revival

By Terry Harpole MABEN — Sunday night was kind of a homecoming for many people in the Church of God on Crowley Drive in Maben and others in the area. The Rev. Levelle Kelly came here to help hold a…

Obituaries

Bob Bennett Dec. 29, 2012 Services for Robert Grisham “Bob” Bennett, 77, were Jan. 1, 2013, at Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford with the Rev. Claire Dobbs officiating. Burial was in the Garden of Memories at Coleman Funeral Home. He…

Girl Scouts kick off cookie season

From Press Reports The Girl Scouts Heart of the South council has kicked off pre-order cookie sales. Girl Scouts are taking orders through Jan. 28. Cookies will then arrive between Feb. 16 and Feb. 21. Booth sales will begin Feb.…