Local students among degree candidates

These University of Mississippi students from Webster County are among 3,541 spring semester and summer semester candidates for degrees:


Sealy Shaw Smith, bachelor of arts in journalism

Anna Ruth Chesteen, bachelor of arts in education


Ashley Niccole Edwards, … Read more

Jail docket

July 2

Amanda Hill, DOB 07-27-80, WF; SO2: possession of methamphetamine.

Sean McCraw, DOB 06-11-76, WM; SO5: hold for MDOC.

Christopher Hill, DOB 01-22,80, BM; Eupora 4: from court: serve 14 days for fines or pay $318.

July 4

Brick … Read more

GTPDD holds Advisory Committee meeting

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


The July 1 Board of Supervisors meeting included the annual Webster County Advisory Committee meeting of the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District.

Chancery Clerk Russ Turner was reappointed 2013-14 advisory chairman and … Read more

Regions Bank names George financial consultant

Regions Bank has announced that Andrew George has been named a financial consultant with Regions Investment Solutions.

His office will be located at the bank’s University Drive branch in Starkville. He is available by appointment at all other Regions Bank … Read more

Calendar of Events

Gospel singing

A gospel music jubilee will be at 6 p.m. July 13 at the Gore Springs Community Center featuring 9-year-old Grace Hester of Tupelo, the Master’s Quartet of Tupelo, Southern Image of Plantersville, Fishers of Men of Oxford and … Read more

Cardiac Rehab program offers many benefits

From Press Reports


Cardiac rehabilitation may benefit you if you have had any cardiac event such as a heart attack, cardiovascular disease, heart failure or a cardiac procedure such as angioplasty or heart surgery. You may also benefit from … Read more