Reduce risk of WNV exposure

From Press, Staff Reports

With nearly 100 human cases of West Nile virus confirmed statewide, officials are urging Mississippians to protect against mosquitoes.

Mississippi had 98 confirmed human cases of the virus as of Tuesday with two of those resulting … Read more

Maben project could add 60 jobs

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The proposed expansion of a Maben industry could create more than 60 new jobs, according to Mayor Larry Pruitt.

He confirmed that plans are in the works for Main Street Forest Products to partner … Read more

Obituaries

James Raiford ‘Ray’ Abernathy Aug. 20, 2012 Services for James Raiford “Ray” Abernathy, 69, of Hurley, were Aug. 25, 2012, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Hurley with Father Thomas Joseph and Deacon Frank Martin officiating. Burial was in Jackson … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Sept. 3, 1937 Interesting Item from Sand Hill The Webster Progress is always glad to publish the comings and goings, the spendings of nights, news of picnics, watermelon cuttings, broken legs, teeth having been pulled and weather … Read more

Calendar of Events

‘Rural Community
Meeting’ in Maben
A “Rural Community Meeting” with Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will be Aug. 30 in Maben at the First Baptist Church gymnasium from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Presley will update the public on current issues before the
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Discount card fundraiser benefits Eupora Elementary

From School Reports

Eupora Elementary staff and students are participating in a discount card fundraiser through Sept. 10.

On the back of the card is a list of the local businesses and the discount or offer that each business will … Read more