Grand jury issues report

From Staff Reports

The newly empaneled Webster County Grand Jury has issued a report of its investigations.

The jurors were empaneled Jan. 12 on the opening day of Webster County Circuit Court and were in session for one day.

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School Board approves loan repayment

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County School District board members have approved a loan repayment and an allocation for the PE building at East Webster High School.

The district used a line of credit established in 2013 through … Read more

Children enjoy ‘Snow Day’ in Mathiston

Scene from T&C Ice Co.’s “Snow Day” in Mathiston.

From Staff Reports

Smiles and giggles were abundant at T&C Ice Co.’s free “Snow Day” in Mathiston the afternoon of Jan. 11. Nearly 100 people enjoyed the winter wonderland created by T&C at 120 Scott Ave.

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Fire destroys house

Crews worked late into the night Friday and early morning Saturday despite frigid temperatures to contain the house fire on South Allen.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

No one was injured in a fire that destroyed a house Friday night on South Allen Street.

The 326 S. Allen home of Robert and Cassandra Bingham was a total loss. The structure was … Read more

Friends of the library


Friends of the Webster County Library met Jan. 12 at 11 a.m. to hear Dr. Jimmy Martin from Coffeeville.  Martin, a retired Baptist minister, has the ability to create beautiful poetry to accompany photographs taken by

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Four Lady Wolverines sign softball scholarships

Mamie Hollenhead, Kendall Wilkinson, Autumn Frost, and Kandler Flora

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times
Two, four, six, eight, maybe even 10 years ago you could have asked Kandler Flora, Autumn Frost, Mamie Hollenhead, and Kendall Wilkinson where they would be going to college and their collective answer would have … Read more