Jail Docket

Jan. 25 Brian Lee Carter, DOB 09-06-86, BM; Mathiston 12: warrants: failure to appear (Greenwood) and leaving the scene of an accident. Brooklyn Farmer, DOB 01-19-94, WF; Webster 17: possession of paraphernalia. Larry Fason, DOB 10-01-62, WM; Webster 17: possession…

WCSD arrests 3 on drug, other charges

From Press Reports Deputies with the Webster County Sheriff’s Department made three arrests that included felony drug charges in the Clarkson community on Jan. 25. Deputies went to 3670 Clarkson Road in search of Christopher Reid Johnson, who was wanted…

Jobless rate increases to 6 percent

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County’s unemployment rate increased four-tenths of a percentage point to 6 percent in December. The unemployment rate, as revised, was 5.6 percent a month earlier and 8.2 percent in December 2015, according to…

ECOM holds annual MLK program

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress-Times In celebration of a legendary man, the Eupora Community Outreach Ministry held its annual Martin Luther King Day program Jan. 16 at Mt. Union M.B Church in Eupora. This year’s theme for the program…