Month: November 2013

Cheerleaders to perform in Thanksgiving parades

From Press Reports   The 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City will feature a performance by more than 700 cheerleading and dance team members representing Varsity Spirit. This will be the 18th year that Varsity Spirit has…

Blood Donation

Junior Justin Lewis and senior Laci Jae Brown donate blood at Eupora High School. United Blood Services conducted a blood drive there on Nov. 14, setting up a bloodmobile by the band hall.  

U12 team go undefeated, U9’s lose heartbreaker 1-0

The MS Flood Futbol Club U9 and U12 girls took on soccer teams from Mississippi, Florida, Louisiana and Texas at the New Orleans Champions Cup tournament Nov. 9-10, with the U12 girls going undefeated against teams ranked in the Top…

Books Bygone: May I introduce my friends?

By Marica Bernstein   I’ve always loved old books. Every now and again, when I wasn’t busy working or raising my family, I’d pick one up at a yard sale or junk store and tuck it away in my library…

Jail Docket

Nov. 13 Michael Joe Welch, DOB 03-28-69, WM; SO7: suspended DL under implied consent. Marcus D. Brown, DOB 08-29-85, BM, BM; suspended DL under implied consent. April Weeks, DOB 05-12-83, WF; bond surrendered: bad checks. Nov. 15 Johnathan Shaw, DOB…

Thankful Together’ at storytime

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library   Ten energetic children attended the storytime at Webster County Library on Nov. 13. Ms. Nicole led the group in their favorite songs before reading the story, “Thankful Together,” a story about all…

MDEQ awards waste assistance grant to county

From Press Reports   The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has awarded Webster County a solid waste assistance grant of $10,320 that will be used by the county to clean up illegal dumping. “The Solid Waste Assistance Grants support a…

Supes ask Walthall for land option

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   WALTHALL — Supervisors are awaiting a response from the Walthall Board of Aldermen as to whether it will grant Webster County an option to buy land here. The village of Walthall, which is…

Hot Shotz place in World Series

For the WPT   Organizers of the spring 8U Hot Shotz softball thank all the girls and parents who participated . “All the girls were dedicated and worked hard,” organizers stated. They also congratulated the Hot Shotz for their fourth-place…

E911 Calls

Nov. 13 5:23 p.m., cattle in road, MLK Jr. Drive; Webster SO responds. 5:46 p.m., suspicious car; transfer to Montgomery. 6:37 p.m., suspicious activity, Mitchell Road; WSO responds. 7:46 p.m., welfare concern, MLK Jr. Drive; Eupora PD responds. 9:18 p.m.,…