Judge remands charges against Manus

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL —A judge has remanded felony criminal charges against a former county jail inmate, now a quadriplegic, who is suing Webster County and others.

Circuit Judge Joey Loper, upon motions of the state, approved … Read more

Mantee area achieves better fire rating

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

A new fire insurance ranking for Mantee should mean reduced rates for home and business owners within the city limits.

The Mississippi State Rating Bureau has graded Mantee a Class 8, which is up … Read more

City hosts Dizzy Dean tourneys

From Staff Reports

Eupora hosted two Dizzy Dean tournaments beginning June 28 at Gary Park, with 16 teams participating.

One tournament was the 9-and-under boys South State and the other was the 10-and-under girls North State.

Winners of the girls … Read more

Man gets 30 years for manslaughter

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL — A man has received a 30-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to a double shooting in Eupora that resulted in one death.

Gerry Bernard Robinson, 44, pleaded guilty to manslaughter and aggravated … Read more

Teen drowns in pond

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Authorities are investigating the apparent drowning of a teenager that occurred Monday afternoon in the Clarkson community.

Webster County Coroner Steve Wells identified the victim as Jason Modzelewski, 15, of Spring Valley Road in … Read more

Maben marks holidays with flags

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

MABEN — American flags are now being placed along Highway 15 in Maben in advance of all holidays.

The project of placing American flags in town had been a long wish of the Rev. … Read more