Qualifying for 2015 elections nears

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress Times

With the 2015 elections right around the corner, qualifying papers are now available for those interested in running for a seat in Webster County.

For those who are interested, the Webster County circuit … Read more

County ranks 54th in state’s health outcomes


By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress Times

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute have collaborated to create the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program.

Their goal is to strive together to build a … Read more

MSU helps ‘sparkplugs’ enhance hometowns


From Press Reports

Ten Northeast Mississippi community volunteers explained how they improved quality of life in their respective hometowns at the recent Appalachian Community Learning Project Results and Learning Celebration, organized by Mississippi State University.

ACLP is a partnership among … Read more

Letters of Blessing and to Santa – 2014

Minnie Mouse, Spongebob, and Mickey Mouse wave to the crowd

Dear Santa,
I have been good this year. Here are three things I do to be helpful: I cleaned my room; I helped my mama and I was nice to my brothers. This is what I would like for Christmas: … Read more

Children enjoy Christmas party at library

The children are dressed in pajamas for storytime.

By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

On Dec. 17, children arrived at the Webster County Public Library dressed in pajamas and Christmas outfits to hear Ms. Pat as she read “It’s Christmas, David,” a story about a little boy … Read more