VFW presents flag


(RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF) VFW Post 3806 Chaplain David Ellison and Quartermaster Ken Wicha salute a new American flag being raised by Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar at the Central Office Building of the Webster County School District. Ellison and Wicha presented

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Locals reflect on 9/11 anniversary

By Gwen Sisson
For the WPT

Most Mississippians were going about their typical morning routines on Sept. 11, 2001, but it was one of those days in the history of the nation that everyone can recall exactly where they were … Read more

No injuries in Grady car crash


(STAFF PHOTOS/DANIEL BRUNTY) MHP and Webster County Sheriff’s Department officers, conferring with others at the scene, work the accident in which this Mercury Grand Marquis left the highway. It then struck and forced a parked car (left) into a house

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Candidates seek School Board posts

From Staff Reports

Three people met Friday’s filing deadline for two posts up for election on the Webster County School Board.

Incumbent Bobby McMullen is unopposed for another term in District 1. Incumbent Nancy Wade Davis is seeking re-election in … Read more

Man dies in motorcycle crash

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A Stewart man was killed Saturday in a motorcycle crash near his home.

Webster County Deputy Coroner Scott Dean identified the victim as 56-year-old John Edward Boatman. The accident was not witnessed but a … Read more


John Edward
Sept. 10, 2016

Memorial services for John Edward Boatman, 56, of Stewart
will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 17, 2016, at Reeds Chapel Baptist Church in Webster County.

Mr. Boatman, a disabled carpenter, was a member of … Read more