Month: November 2013

Education notes

WCSB approves transfer of 16th Section funds The Webster County School Board has approved the transfer of 16th Section funds, according to meeting minutes. Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar, on Nov. 4, presented a request from Business Manager Heidi Young…

Courthouse named endangered historic site

From Press & Staff Reports   More than 250 preservationists from around the state gathered Nov. 14 in Jackson for the announcement of the 10 Most Endangered Historic Places in Mississippi for 2013-14. Mississippi Heritage Trust President Brad Reeves welcomed…

Wolverines will depend on grit, hard work this season

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   Veteran East Webster High School head boys basketball coach Corey Stidham knows full well that his Wolverines may run across some teams more talented than they are, but that’s where he says attitude…

Lady Wolverines move to 2-1 with win over Winona

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   After a slow start, the East Webster High School girls basketball team turned it on in the second half on Tuesday night to take a 51-33 win over homestanding Winona. The win pushed…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I am learning about John, the King of England from 1199 until 1216. Watching the Shakespeare play “The Life and Death of King John” and following along in the playbook…

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, NOV. 22 Prep Football 7 p.m. — Lumberton at French Camp 7 p.m. — Louisville at Cleveland East Side 7 p.m. — Eupora at Baldwyn Prep Basketball 4 p.m. — Grace Christian at Jackson Victors 6 p.m. — Choctaw…

Students learn about tree, leaf ID

From School Reports   The sixth- and seventh-grade science classes at East Webster High School had a seminar on tree and leaf identification in conjunction with their unit on horticulture. Dr. Jason Gordon and his colleagues from the Mississippi State…

Woman dies after crash near Dancy

From Press & Staff Reports   A Louisville woman died of injuries suffered in a two-car accident in Webster County near Dancy on Monday. Mississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. Criss Turnipseed said the fatal crash occurred around 3 p.m. on Mississippi…

Obituaries

Clara Foran Nov. 17, 2013 Services for Clara Foran, 93, were Nov. 20, 2103, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with burial in Enon Cemetery. She was born to the late Charles and Dora Stacy on July 12, 1920, in…

Webster countian Ross attorney in voter rolls

From Press & Staff Reports   Officials in Jefferson Davis County have signed a consent decree agreeing to clean up voter rolls in accordance with a lawsuit filed in April by the American Civil Rights Union under the National Voter…