Board reviews new courthouse figures

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County supervisors reviewed the latest construction estimates for the proposed new courthouse on Friday. Meeting with the county board were contractor David Marsh, president of Benchmark Construction, and Paul Bagley and Adam Haver…

Man recovering after missing 4 days

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A man who had been missing four days was located last week after searchers found him semiconscious in the woods near a wildfire. A family member had dropped Josh Allred off at Mt. Zion…

‘United We Read’ kicks off

From Press Reports   Area United Way leaders are teaming up with the Starkville Kiwanis Club and Family Center Excel by 5 for a project they hope will be a real page-turner for people across a four-county area. The “United…

Mathiston honors Business of the Month

From the Town of Mathiston   The town of Mathiston is beginning a new feature this April. We will select one of our local businesses each month as our “Business of the Month.” Mathiston is very happy that each of…

Man creates effective sign

By Roger Alford   Perhaps you’ve heard about the old fellow up in the Adirondack Mountains who was fed up with tourists speeding along his rural highway and running over his free-range chickens. The old fellow called the local sheriff…