Month: August 2014

MDAH approves Eupora High gym demolition

By Russell Hood Webster Progress-Times A state board has granted the Webster County School District permission to demolish Eupora High School’s gymnasium. The building, which was completed in 1950, was designated a Mississippi Landmark in

Groups changing face of education

By Cherraye Oats Executive Director Fannie Lou Hamer Center The Dignity in Schools Campaign and the Fannie Lou Hamer Center are working together

Hwy 9 work

Crews with subcontractor Cheek Inc. mill the roadway surface on the westbound ramp of Highway 9 South up to U.S. 82. They were working there Tuesday morning. Lehman Roberts is the primary contractor for the 1.7-mile Highway 9 resurfacing project…

Pumpkins, green tomatoes at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market The Maben Farmers’ Market featured pumpkins, green tomatoes and a variety of fresh produce grown in the Maben area. Brothers Sonny and Raymond Poe brought the vegetables early Saturday morning to

‘Friends’ theme at storytime

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library “Friends” was the theme during storytime at the Webster County Library on Aug. 20 as Ms. Pat read “Raggedy Ann and Andy Book of Friends” to the children. Everyone enjoyed a time of…

Sports schedules

THURSDAY, AUGUST 28 Prep Softball 5:30 p.m. — Coffeeville at French Camp

Jail docket

Aug. 15 Anthony Jackson, DOB 01-23-82, BM; Webster 4: petit larceny. Aug. 21 Kedrin Redd, DOB 10-26-93, BM; SO3: possession of controlled substance and

Lawn care tips for fall and improving the yard

(Family Features) Taking time in the fall to prepare your lawn for the colder months ahead will pay dividends come spring and allow you to enjoy lusher, greener grass

Online filing will help businesses

From Press Reports The Secretary of State’s Office will launch a new online filing system for existing and potential businesses in Mississippi. This convenient software will trim thousands of

Cool-season food plots benefit wildlife, diversity

By Bill Hamrick Wildlife Biologist MSU Extension Service As fall approaches, many hunters and landowners begin to turn their attention toward planting cool-season wildlife food plots. If you’re like me, it’s something you enjoy