Circuit Court proceedings relocating to Ackerman

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Circuit judges Joey Loper and Clarence Morgan III have designated the Choctaw County Courthouse as the location for conducting Webster County Circuit Court proceedings
They signed an order directing the change on May 12. … Read more

15 voter IDs issued locally

From Press Reports

The number of Mississippi voter ID cards issued has reached 1,011.
“Our research shows only 0.8 percent of Mississippians lack acceptable photo ID. Our agency and the circuit clerks have been diligently working to reach these voters … Read more

‘Dreams Come True’ at Relay

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
Cancer survivors walk around the hospital track during Friday night’s Relay for Life.
RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Cancer survivors walk around the hospital track during Friday night’s Relay for Life.

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
Cancer survivors walk around the hospital track during Friday night’s Relay for Life.

From Staff Reports

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Chip Powell battles with another player in the Webster County Schools’ inflatable jousting arena.

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
Chip Powell battles with another player in the Webster County Schools’ inflatable jousting arena.

Webster Countians turned out Friday night … Read more

City sales tax up for month

From Staff Reports

Eupora’s sales tax revenues were up 3 percent in March, according to Mississippi Department of Revenue figures.
The city reported $35,927 in sales tax collections for March, up from the $34,792 for the same month in 2013.… Read more

Children hear bug story

Bo Berry, Caden Makamson, Kali Jo Berry and  Khloei Earley

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

It was another fun time at the Maben Public Library on May 2 as all the tiny tots gathered around for Ms. Mary to read to them from “Leo the Lightning Bug.”
The book … Read more

Maben Home and Garden Club announces Yard of the Month

DOTTIE DEWBERRY
Williams’ back yard includes a black metal fence, snowball bush and daylilies skirting most of the trees.

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

Each month, the Maben Home and Garden Club views area yards for beauty, improvement, special features and innovative ideas; things that attract attention for the viewers.
This month the yard of Ruth Carol Williams … Read more