Teen injured in ATV accident on Webster County line

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson Editor and Publisher The Winona Times A teenage boy was seriously injured in an ATV accident in Webster County near the Montgomery County line Oct. 30.

According to Webster County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Jeff Mann, … Read more

September unemployment 11.6 percent

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate increased in September to 11.6 percent, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

That is up from 10.8 percent in August but down from the 13.6 percent recorded in … Read more

Mathiston plans Veterans Day program, memorial

From Press, Staff Reports

The Mathiston Development and Support Council will unveil the designs for Mathiston’s veterans’ memorial during a Veterans Day ceremony Saturday.

The memorial, designed by architect Bill Mann, will be built on a 3.8- acre property acquired … Read more

High-speed chase ends in crash

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

A man was critically injured following a weekend high-speed pursuit that ended in a crash just outside the Eupora city limits.

The chase began around 10:40 p.m. Saturday, according to scanner radio transmissions. The … Read more

Hood, Hollenhead, McKibben win races

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Jimmy Hood will take office as the newest member of the Webster County School Board in January following his win in District 3 Tuesday.

Hood garnered 584 votes (62 percent) in defeating opponent Naioma … Read more


Martha Maurine Prewitt Crimm Oct. 19, 2012 Services for Martha Maurine Prewitt Crimm, 83, were Oct. 24, 2012, at Salem Independent Methodist Church near Ackerman with the Rev. Tim Long officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

She was born … Read more