Volunteers help neighbors in time of need

Members of the Webster County Baptist Association Disaster Relief Team take a break from working in Louisville after the April tornadoes.

Making a Difference

By Gwen Sisson
For the WPT
Submitted Photos

Three years ago, disaster relief teams were in Webster County helping to clear debris from a tornado that ripped through the county.
And almost three years to the day, … Read more

Obituary – Dorothy “Dot” Dodd Weeks

Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Dodd Weeks, 79, retired Florist and Homemaker, died 5/5/14 at the North Ms. Medical Center in Eupora, Ms. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Thursday 5/8/14 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery in … Read more

County considers land donation offer

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County leaders are considering an offer of donated land on which to build a new courthouse in the county seat of Walthall.
During Monday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Randy Rico (District 3) made … Read more

Local man hosts friend on charity ride

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
Davidson, Yacoob and Nilssen.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL — A Londoner who is biking across America made a rest stop here last week to stay with a longtime friend.
Naz Yacoob of London left Los Angeles in February on foot for … Read more

County Extension Service celebrates centennial

Open house this afternoon

From Press Reports

Most centenarians are slowing down and avoiding modern technology, but the Mississippi State University Extension Service is doing neither as it approaches its 100th birthday. Dr. Gary Jackson, director of Extension, recently reflected … Read more