Sheriff’s Office makes burglary arrests

From Press & Staff Reports   Webster County has been hit with a rash of burglaries over the last couple of months. The Webster County Sheriff’s Department has made three arrests for burglary of an unoccupied dwelling and has warrants…

Obituaries

Billy Joe Box Jan. 18, 2014 Services for Billy Joe Box, 76, of Ackerman were Jan. 22, 1014, at Chester Baptist Church with the Revs. Rob Faulk and Stan Ballard officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. He was born…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Jan. 26, 1939 Miss Barton Opens New Beauty Shoppe Miss Helen Barton announces this week that she has purchased the Wood Beauty Shoppe and will open her own business under…

Experiment by taking dormant cuttings of shrubs, roses

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly Extension Horticulture Specialists Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director   Some examples of plants that you can take cuttings from now are roses, althea, Burford holly, oakleaf hydrangea, Camellia japonica, forsythia, bunch grapes…

Rebels take two straight SEC hoops wins

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   The Ole Miss Rebels won a pair of tough SEC contests last week, winning 88-74 in overtime at home against LSU, before escaping Columbia, S.C. with a 75-74 win over the South Carolina…