Church news

Grove Chapel M.B. Summer revival services at Grove Chapel M.B. Church continue Aug. 9 and 10. The Rev. Robert Avant, pastor of Brush Fork M.B. Church, Louisville, is delivering the message at 7 nightly. The church is located at 281 … Read more

Local church celebrates

From Press Reports

Victory by Faith Ministries, a local Christian Community Church, celebrated its freedom at its annual “Freedom Fest” activities on July 1.

Activities included a double wet slide with barbecue brisket and hot dogs on the grill. Food, … Read more

GTPDD reports on local projects, services

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL — The Webster County Advisory Committee of the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District had its annual meeting July 16 at the Courthouse.

The Webster County Board of Supervisors, Chancery Clerk Russ Turner … Read more

Local Miss Hospitality has

From Staff Reports

Webster County Miss Hospitality Karlee Stewart participated in rehearsals, tours, interviews, speeches and on-stage competition during last week’s Mississippi Miss Hospitality Pageant.

Chandler Llana, who represented Panola County, was crowned Miss Hospitality 2012 on Saturday night at … Read more

Local men arrested in baler theft

From Press, Staff Reports

Two local men have been charged with stealing a hay baler in Clay County, according to published reports.

Kenneth Johnson, 39, of Mathiston and Johnathan Clinton Hill, 28, of Maben were arrested July 25 as the … Read more

Webster County

From Press, Staff Reports

Webster County’s unemployment rate fell in June compared to a year ago, figures released last month show.

However, the county’s jobless rate of 12.9 percent in June was up from the revised rate of 11.2 percent … Read more