Maben Farmers’ Market opens Saturday at park

By Jane Collins

Maben Farmers’ Market

The Maben Farmers’ Market will meet on Saturdays in the Park (next to the library) beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 7, and will stay open until 11 a.m.

The banner will hang in … Read more

Obituaries

Jo Lenora Ray Null

April 30, 2016

Services for Jo Lenora Ray Null, 78, were May 2, 2016, at Salem Independent Methodist Church near Ackerman with the Revs. Tim Long and Jim Reed officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.… Read more

Civil War author speaking at library

From Press Reports

Friends of the Library will host Dr. Brandon H. Beck as their next speaker when they meet at 11 a.m. Monday at the Webster County Public Library.

After three years of research and writing, his new book … Read more

District’s graduation rate above state average

From Press and Staff Reports

The Webster County School District’s most recent four-year graduation rate was well above the state average and its dropout rate was among the lowest at under 7 percent.

Mississippi’s graduation rate improved significantly from 2011 … Read more

Board suspends Mathiston police chief

By Russell Hood

Webster Progress-Times

Mathiston’s police chief has been suspended without pay, Mayor Jimmy Carden has confirmed.

The Mathiston Board of Aldermen took the action against Police Chief Shane Box during a special-called meeting April 25, according to Carden. … Read more

Woman crashes car into business

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

No one was injured when a woman unintentionally drove her car into a local business while it was closed Thursday.

The Eupora police and fire departments, along with an EMS crew from North Mississippi … Read more