Fake bills circulating in Webster County area

By Russell Hood
Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public to be aware of counterfeit bills being circulated in the area.
Sheriff Tim Mitchell said counterfeit 20- and 100-dollar bills have been passed at Mantee One … Read more

Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan
Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

These three words’ first syllable sounds like the pronoun of the second person singular or plural. The three words end with different letters. One is an adjective, another is a … Read more

Calendar of events

Relay for Life, luminarias

Join people throughout Webster County by making a donation for a luminaria in honor or in memory of someone touched by cancer.
Webster County’s sixth annual Relay for Life event will be at 6 p.m. May … Read more

Liberty UMC Weekly Report in the area

From Liberty UMC

We bring you greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor.
We believe that our church is being shown favor continually by God. The army of God is being strengthened … Read more

Free Hepatitis C testing available

From Press Reports

More than 5 million Americans are chronically infected with Hepatitis B & C, and 75 percent of them are unaware that they’re infected.
In recognition of Hepatitis Awareness Month in May, the Mississippi State Department of Health … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

May 18, 1939

Bees Like Town
A swarm of bees swept down like chimneysweeps Monday night on a limb of a sycamore tree at the rear of Sugg Implement Co. … Read more