Teen charged with burglary


From Press & Staff Reports
Webster County deputies responded to a burglary on Ellison Road on Friday.

The items taken, a PlayStation 4 with controllers and games, were located in a pawn shop and returned to the owners, according to … Read more

Local family physician engages legislators at Capitol

Rep. Jim Evans of Jackson and 
Dr. Sue Simmons

From Press Reports

Sue Simmons, M.D., of Maben attended the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians Capitol Day on Feb. 19 at the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson.

Family physicians from all over the state met with legislators to increase awareness … Read more

Maben storytime about snowflakes

J.J. Chism has fun with scissors and Play-Doh.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

Since we had a little snow, 7 inches or so, I thought it appropriate to learn about snowflakes during storytime at the Maben Public Library on Feb. 27.

“I Am Snow” tells about … Read more

Producers review ag needs with MSU

Jane Parish, extension and research professor of animal science with Mississippi State University, and Kipp Brown, area extension associate in Carroll County, visit with Webster County horseman John Fondren at the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center Producer Advisory Council meeting in Verona.

By Nathan Gregory
MSU Ag Communications

VERONA — Agricultural producers from 27 counties and 16 commodity groups in north Mississippi met with Mississippi State University representatives Feb. 19 to discuss research and outreach needs.

The annual Producer Advisory Council is … Read more

Volunteers distribute luminaria posters, forms

Luminaria Committee volunteers (front) Barbara Elkins, Romie Davis, Susan Edwards, Eddie Busby, Lyn Blaylock, Frances Hyde, (back) Dan Burchfield, Ruben Walker, Clayton Allen, Bob Williamson and Pat Hyde

From Press Reports

The Relay for Life volunteers in the accompanying photo, along with many others in Webster County, have joined volunteers across America to help fight cancer and save lives.

Webster County volunteers are busy getting posters and forms … Read more