EF-1 tornado touchs down in Choctaw County

By BY RUSSELL HOOD THE WEBSTER PROGRESS-TIMES,

No one was injured after a tornado crossed from Choctaw County into the town of Mathiston Saturday night.

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency reported that an EF-1 tornado crossed from Choctaw County into the town of Mathiston that night. MEMA also reported that an EF-0 tornado was reported just south of Mantee.




Supervisors extend state of emergency

By BY RUSSELL HOOD THE WEBSTER PROGRESS-TIMES,

County leaders have extended a state of emergency resulting from flash flooding in February.

The Webster County Board of Supervisors voted April 1 to extend the state of emergency that exists in the county because of extreme flash flooding that started Feb. 19. The original resolution to do so was passed by the board on Feb. 28.





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