Month: June 2016

Mrs. Joyce Talley Palmer

Mathiston, Ms. Mrs. Joyce Talley Palmer, 58, died 6/24/16 at her residence in Mathiston, Ms. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Monday 6/27/16 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Spring Valley Cemetery in Mathiston, Ms. Bro. Willy Weddle officiated.…

Mrs. Carolyn Power Fales/Ms. Tiffanie Skyla Fales

Weir, Ms. Carolyn Fales, 47, homemaker, and Skyla Fales, 17, student, died 6/16/16 in a motor vehicle accident near Sturgis Ms. Funeral Services were held 2:00 PM Sunday 6/26/16 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Bluff Springs Baptist…

Mr. Roy Burton

Mr. Roy Burton, aged 51, died Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Grenada Lake in Grenada, M. He was a resident of Choctaw County where he was a logger. He enjoyed having a good time with his friends and family. He…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 06/29/2016

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Kindergarteners achieve greater test gains

From Press & Staff Reports For the second year in a row, the results of Mississippi’s statewide assessment of learning in kindergarten show that the majority of the state’s youngest students have made significant gains during the academic year, with…

Science Camp

Photo by RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Extension Agent Jennifer Williams assists Laken Bailey, Anna Kathryn Bailey, Garet Love and Alex Palmer as they design and build models of working electrical circuits using Snap Circuits kits. Monday’s summer science camp was the last…

3 running for Mathiston marshal post

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Three candidates are running for the position of Mathiston town marshal in next month’s special municipal election. The three who met the June 22 qualifying deadline and whose names will be on the July…

County to get federal PILT funds

From Press & Staff Reports Webster County will receive about $170 in federal tax money this year, U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) has announced. The money is part of a $1.98 million package that will go to counties in Mississippi…

Summer reading

Jennifer Williams, Webster County Extension agent, reads to the children at Webster County Library on June 21 for the summer reading program. The children listened to “Oh, The Things You Can Do That Are Good for You!” by Tish Rabe…

CCS honors Eupora’s Land for service

By Alex Onken Starkville Daily News STARKVILLE — The Community Counseling Services board took a few minutes May 24 to honor Kelly Land of Eupora, a board member from 1984-92. “His eight years were really eight full years,” Velma Jenkins, president…