Michael Homer Box Jr.

May 4, 2016

Services for Michael Homer Box Sr., 65, were May 9, 2016, at Blythe Creek Baptist Church in Choctaw County near Mathiston. Burial was in the church cemetery.

He was born April 5, 1961, … Read more

911 Calls

May 2

11:18 a.m., medical, Hodges Drive; EMS, Eupora FD respond. 11:42 a.m., stolen property, Cumberland Road; WSO responds. 1:56 p.m., dispute, West Fox Avenue; EFD responds. 2:12 p.m., dispute, Hwy. 182 West; Webster SO responds. 2:42 p.m., speeding vehicle, … Read more

Jail Docket

May 3

Amanda Hill, DOB 07-27-80, WF; Eupora 5: possession of paraphernalia, suspended DL and seatbelt violation.

May 5

Gabriel Watson, DOB 12-24-81, BM; MDOC/Modzelewski: child support.

May 7 Stacey Bramlett, DOB 03-22-82, WM; Mathiston 2: DUI-1st, suspended DL, careless … Read more

Gifts for Mom

By Librarian Fran Smith

Webster County Library

Storytime05-11As the children arrived for storytime at Webster County Library on May 4, they decorated a poem, a gift for Mom, with their fingerprint. As the paint was drying, they sang “If You’re … Read more

VFDs to be paid for outside medical calls

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

Volunteer fire departments in Webster County will now be paid for answering medical calls outside their area.

The Board of Supervisors voted May 2 to pay the sum of $250 to any county volunteer … Read more

Log truck fire

Firefighter Matthew Tedder and Capt. Joey Palmer assist Chief Casey Henderson, all of the Walthall Fire Department, as he extinguishes a log truck fire. Walthall FD was dispatched at 7:08 a.m. Monday to respond to Highway 9 and Dorroh Road … Read more