East Webster High School gym work gets go-ahead

From Staff Reports

 

Webster County School District board members have given the go-ahead for construction to begin on the new physical education building at East Webster High School.

The new gym will replace the one destroyed by a tornado … Read more

Jail Docket

July 8

Brian Embry, DOB 04-15-77, BM; MDOC: felony possession of marijuana with intent to sell.

Evan J. Wade, DOB 05-19-82, WM; Eupora 3: suspended DL-implied consent, improper equipment and possession of paraphernalia.

July 9

Michael L. Ray, DOB 07-25-63, … Read more

Farmers’ Market draws new vendors

By Jane Collins, Manager

Maben Farmers’ Market

 

The Maben Farmers’ Market enjoyed almost perfect weather Saturday morning, which brought out many shoppers and new vendors.

We even had two vendors who were representing charities. Brett Bailey, of the Cumberland … Read more

Supervisors begin budget work

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Board of Supervisors has begun working on the county budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1.
Budget work sessions began Tuesday morning in the Justice Court courtroom of the Webster … Read more

PSC passes efficiency rules

From Press Reports

 

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced July 11 that the Mississippi Public Service Commission has unanimously passed groundbreaking energy efficiency rules.

The rules will apply to electric and natural gas providers in Mississippi that, according to … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

July 21, 1938

Ditty-Wa-Ditty News:

Mrs. Ollie Roberts is spending this week with relatives in Greenwood.

Mrs. Claude Hood visited Mrs. Earl Shaffer on Sunday.

Mr. Elzie Little and Mr. … Read more