Children found at scene of meth lab


From Press & Staff Reports

Seven children were found on property with a meth lab in the Cumberland area last week, according to the Webster County Sheriff’s Department.

This report is based on a press release from the WCSD and … Read more

‘The Arts in April’

(Left and Bottom) Some Eupora High School students view artwork on display during “The Arts in April,” which organizers said was a success.

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Pedestrian hit by 18-wheeler improves

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A pedestrian injured in what authorities described as a hit-and-run accident in Webster County is now in good condition.

The accident occurred about 4:20 p.m. April 13 on U.S. 82 near Tomnolen. Trooper 1st … Read more

County’s unemployment rate 6.6 percent


By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate dropped 1.7 percentage points in February, based on figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

February’s unemployment rate was 6.6 percent, compared to 8.3 percent in January. The … Read more