News

Mathiston Civic League active in December

By Betty Jeffcoats, President

Civic League of Mathiston

 

Mathiston’s 2013 Christmas Parade, which was held Dec. 14, was a huge success.

The theme for our parade was “A Christmas to Remember” and conjured up thoughts of Christmases past. Our … Read more

Eagles looking for offense to get back into gear

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Eupora High School first-year boys basketball coach Danya Turner knew his Eagles were going to be a little rusty coming out of Christmas Break, but even he was a little surprised with what … Read more

911 calls

Dec. 27

1:09 p.m., alarm, North Gold Street; Eupora PD responds.

2:40 p.m., medical, Vickers Road; EMS, coroner, WSO respond.

3:44 p.m., B&E, highways 182 and 9; EPD responds.

3:45 p.m., disturbance, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive; Webster SO responds.… Read more

Jail Docket

Dec. 28

Robert McCarter, DOB 07-14-75, BM; self: court order to serve weekends.

Dec. 31

Courtney N. Harrison, DOB 11-07-88, WF; F&W 288: trespassing and headlighting.

Joshua R. Pittman, DOB 10-27-93, WM; F&W 288: trespassing and headlighting.

Shane Thompson, DOB … Read more

Supervisors rehire county employees

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The Webster County Board of Supervisors rehired all county employees during its first meeting of 2014 this past Monday at the Justice Court courtroom.

The Board of Supervisors voted on Jan. 6 to … Read more

Mt. Zion News

Bro. Halford brought the messages on Sunday.

The youth fro the church went to Connect Conference Dec. 27-29 in Sevierville, Tenn., with Melissa Cooper and Sue Vance. They showed pictures Sunday and spoke about their trip.

Abbie Rico celebrated her … Read more

Take soil temperature to determine planting time

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly

Extension Horticulture Specialists

Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

 

Few vegetables withstand temperatures below 15 degrees. The good thing about Mississippi weather is that you can plant some more after the cold … Read more

Company donates new computer to 911 center

TAC Officer Tiana O’Briant and Love are stationed at the computer donated by Plymouth Tube to the 911 Center in Mathiston.

For the WPT

 

One of the duties that the Webster County 911 Center performs every day is obtaining information through the National Crime Identification Center.

This is done with the use of a computer with a direct connection to … Read more

Local among Yokohama job-seekers

Almost 1,000 people showed up at East Mississippi Community College’s Golden Triangle campus Saturday for information sessions about how to submit successful job applications to Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi.

From Press Reports

 

Almost 1,000 people showed up at East Mississippi Community College’s Golden Triangle campus Dec. 21 for information sessions about how to submit successful job applications to Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi.

Regina Reed of Mantee was among … Read more

Sports schedules

THURSDAY, JAN. 2

Men’s College Basketball

7 p.m. — Maryland Eastern Shore at MSU

Women’s College Basketball

6 p.m. — Missouri at Ole Miss

6 p.m. — MSU at Florida

FRIDAY, JAN. 3

Prep Basketball

TBA — Sam Dale Tournament … Read more