Holmes sets dates for tryouts

From school reports

The Holmes Community College baseball team, with finished 22-20 overall and 13-15 in MACJC play, will hold tryouts for the 2015-16 season on two consecutive Friday’s in May at 10 a.m at Charlie Donald Field on the … Read more

Constable candidate faces trespassing charge

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A court appearance on a misdemeanor charge is pending for a candidate for constable in Webster County.

Michael “Andy” Morgan is awaiting an initial appearance on a misdemeanor charge of trespassing. Justice Court Clerk … Read more

Calendar of Events – 05/06/15

In-house absentee voting
Webster County Circuit Clerk Deborah Hood Neal announces that the circuit clerk’s office in Eupora will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 9, for in-house absentee voting in the May 12 special congressional election.… Read more

Editorial Roundup – 05/06/15

Counties like state inmates
Mississippi’s new corrections commissioner says it makes no financial sense to pay counties to house and work state inmates when he has open beds at the 17 state-run Community Work Centers.

Therefore, come Aug. 1, Marshall … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 05/06/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Sometimes my weekly column is based on something that I have recently studied, and that is the case for this week. William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) is the Tippecanoe in the … Read more

Time Capsules – 05/06/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: May 9, 1940

Farmers Getting Results from Jacks
As a result of the livestock improvement program started and financed by the FSA five years ago among low-income farmers of Webster … Read more

911 Calls – 05/06/15

April 27
6:15 a.m., something in road, College Street; Mathiston PD responds.
11:39 a.m., medical, Airport Road; EMS, Eupora FD respond.
3:01 p.m., medical, East Walnut; EMS responds.… Read more