From press reports
The USDA Farm Service Agency county executive director reminds Webster County producers that the Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act requires all foreign owners of U.S. agricultural land to report their holdings to the secretary of agriculture.… Read more
From Press Reports
The United Way of North Central Mississippi has launched its first-ever website as part of an ongoing effort to boost the organization’s community visibility and that of the 15 charitable agencies it serves.
The new United … Read more
Petunias are annual bedding plants that are ideal for filling sunny bulb beds or supplying cascades of color in large containers.
The selection “Purple Wave” is a durable choice, but even the hardiest petunias will need to be cut back … Read more
Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago:
June 30, 1938
Dirt Truck Does a Bob Ripley
The following story is told by Justice of the Peace Maurice Herring: “James Edwin Murrah of the Clarkson community, who drives … Read more
By JoAnn Files
Bro. Halford brought the message on Sunday. The children will have lunch at the church on Sunday an go to a movie Sunday afternoon. We will have fifth Sunday night singing at 6.
Mrs. Mable Putnam and … Read more
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has announced the availability of $1 million in grants for local governments to create, improve or expand recycling programs. Grants of up to $400,000 will be available to fund regional recycling cooperative projects conducted … Read more
From Staff Reports
Ten jailers with the Webster County Sheriff’s Department completed a Detention Officer Certification Course the week of June 3-7 at the Webster County Career and Technology Center.
Adam Contreras, training coordinator with the Alfa Training Institute, … Read more
From Press Reports
Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen Contestants sponsored by the Hattiesburg-based Leaf Foundation fared well at the ninth annual Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen Pageant held June 1 in Vicksburg.
Miss Riverland’s Outstanding Teen Anne Elizabeth Buys of Vicksburg, … Read more
Dalton Smith, son of Melissa and Alan Smith of Tomnolen, won second place in the State Championship TBF Youth Bass Tournament on June 1 at Columbus Lake. He caught a total of 6 pounds and 12 ounces of fish, missing … Read more
Jimmy Allen Howard
June 14, 2013
A celebration of life for Jimmy Allen Howard, 61, of Ackerman will be at 4 p.m. July 6, 2013, at the Howard residence. Randy Dempsey will officiate.
He was born July 6, 1951, in … Read more