Board acts on 16th Section measures

From Staff Reports

Sixteenth Section bids were among matters handled during a previous meeting of Webster County School Board.

The board voted April 18 to advertise to take bids on three 16th Section hunting and fishing leases that are currently … Read more


Linda Faye Foreman Callahan

May 13, 2016

Services for Linda Faye Foreman Callahan, 56, will be at 10 a.m. May 19, 2016, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman. Burial will be Weir Cemetery. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at the … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

By Don Vaughan

Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

My friend Dr. Tom Jenkins, the minister of music at First Baptist Church of Starkville, has asked me to sing a couple of secular songs and a gospel song … Read more

Investigation of Mathiston marshal ongoing

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

An investigation into circumstances surrounding the suspension of Mathiston’s police chief, who also serves as the elected town marshal, is continuing.

Mathiston’s Board of Aldermen suspended Shane Box without pay from the chief’s position … Read more

Car crash seriously injures 2 men

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times Two men were seriously injured last week when their car left a county road near Eupora, hit a tree and flipped repeatedly.

The accident occurred about 4:40 p.m. Friday in the area of 1110 … Read more