Emergency declaration includes county

From Press, Staff Reports

Gov. Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency Monday for Webster and other counties impacted by freezing rain, flooding and severe weather.

Nearly 60 Mississippi counties reported effects from the storms, including Webster, where schools were … Read more


Brad Murphy Jan. 7, 2013 Services for Charles Bradford “Brad” Murphy, 57, were Jan. 13, 2013, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Danny Irvin officiating. Burial was in Enon Cemetery.

He was born May 10, 1955, in … Read more

Calendar of Events

Brunswick stew fundraiser A Brunswick stew fundraiser will be at 11 a.m. Jan. 19 at the Stewart Fire Department. The meal, which is $5, includes stew, cornbread/crackers, dessert and drink. Stew will also be available for $20 a gallon, $10 … Read more

Perrigan MDOC award recipient

The Mississippi Department of Corrections has announced the October, November and December Region I Community Corrections employee award recipients for the fourth quarter of 2012.

Award recipients included Field Officer III Michael Perrigan of Eupora, who received an Extra Effort … Read more

Supervisors rehire employees

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL — Supervisors rehired all Webster County employees at their first meeting of 2013, but two were rehired with conditions attached.

The Board of Supervisors voted Jan. 7 to rehire all county employees on … Read more

Local author teaches children about Jesus in new book

From Press Reports

Author Whitney Yarber White of Eupora announces the release of her new children’s book “Don’t Swallow the Baby Jesus.”

In “Don’t Swallow the Baby Jesus,” readers will join brothers Aaron and Aaden as they decorate for Christmas. … Read more