Category: News

Calendar of Events – 03/16/2016

Blackhawk singing A bluegrass, country and gospel singing will be March 19 at Black Hawk Old School at 6 p.m. It will feature the Eddie Pilgrim Family, Russell Burton, Donnie Buckner, Tommy Armstrong and Alexis Turnipseed. Merit Banquet The Eupora…

Trump, Clinton carry county

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton carried Webster County and won the presidential primaries March 8 in Mississippi, according to unofficial final results. Trump carried Webster with a little over 50 percent of…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 03/16/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. “Search for Tomorrow” aired on CBS every weekday from Sept. 3, 1951, until March 26, 1982, and on NBC from March 29, 1982, until Dec. 26, 1986. I have a…

Sports Schedules – 03/16/2016

THUR, MARCH 17 Prep Baseball 5:30 p.m. — Choctaw County at Louisville Fast-Pitch Softball 3:30 p.m. — East Webster at Pontotoc

Board accepts plan for courthouse grounds

By Russell Hood Webster Progress-Times The Webster County Board of Supervisors has accepted plans for the grounds of the new courthouse to be built in Walthall. Supervisors did so after meeting Monday with County Engineer Karl Grubb, who presented a…

Area Head Start reopenings delayed

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson Editor and Publisher The Winona Times WINONA — Since mid-January, seven Head Start centers have been reopened by interim administrator Community Development Institute Head Start; however, centers in Duck Hill and Vaiden, as well as three…

Obituary – Mr. James “Jim” Foster

1933-2016   On January 28, 2016, Jim foster of Springfield, VA peacefully passed away. Jim leaves behind his wife of 60 years; Vivian Pogue Foster, a son; Stan Foster, his wife Sarah, and their children Wil and Meg of Brookhaven,…

Obituary – Mr. Curry Leon Medders

Mr. Curry Leon Medders, 73, of Grenada, passed away Friday, March 11, 2016 at his residence. He was born September 21, 1942 in Choctaw County to Raymond and Avanell Dean Medders. He was a retired truck driver and enjoyed woodworking…

Legals – 03/16/2016

SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on 24th day of September, 2010, Henry H. Brownlee executed a certain Deed of Trust to Alan E. South, Trustee for the benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc., as nominee for Urban Financial…