Month: November 2015

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 11/25/15

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Man killed in single-car accident

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A 58-year-old Calhoun City man was killed in a one-car wreck last week north of Bellefontaine near the Webster/Calhoun County line. Jack Dee Sims was driving a white 2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo southbound on…

CMI oversight of Head Start halted

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson and Tish Butts The Winona Times WINONA – Head Start and Early Head Start classes in Montgomery, Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Holmes and Webster counties were temporarily suspended after the federal Office of Head Start suspended Central…

District PARCC scores exceed state averages

From Press and Staff Reports The Mississippi Department of Education on Nov. 5 released high school results from the first assessments that measured Mississippi’s students’ progress toward the academic goals laid out in the Mississippi College and Career Ready Standards,…

News briefs

Engineers give water analysis report to city Calvert-Spradling Engineers presented a water analysis report to the Eupora Board of Aldermen last week.. Stanley Spradling and Katie Reams of Calvert-Spradling presented the report on recommended water system improvements during a special-called…

Mullberry Festival draws large crowd despite rain

By Terry Harpole MATHISTON — On Oct. 31, which began as a slow rain and then turned into a heavy downpour, the spirits of many people never got low at the Mulberry Festival. This festival is a project of the…

Mantee Depot renovation underway

For the WPT It’s resurrection day in Mantee! Sept. 9 was the first day of the renovation of Mantee’s railroad depot. In 1904 the Mobile Jackson, referred to as MJ and Kansas City Railroad, was built through the community. According…

Funeral home welcomes new staff at Wise Reed

Submitted by Wise Reed Funeral Home Wise Reed Funeral Home is proud to welcome Elton and Diane Dorroh to its staff. Each of them provides a warm, friendly smile during times of need.