Savannah boil-water alert lifted

From Staff Reports

A precautionary boil-water alert that the Savannah Water Association had issued was lifted Friday, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health. Water from this system is now safe to drink.

The association had issued the self-imposed … Read more

Man pleads to officer assault

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A young man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to assaulting a Webster County law enforcement officer.

Daniel Mitchell, 20, pleaded guilty Feb. 23 in the vacation term of Webster County Circuit Court to … Read more

Vivians named best women’s player in Mississippi

From school reports

STARKVILLE — Victoria Vivians added another piece of hardware to her impressive freshman season as she was named the 2015 Gillom Trophy winner Monday at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in Jackson.

Vivians became … Read more

Holmes CC claims Region XXIII Championship

CLINTON —- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs jumped out early on the Pearl River Community College Wildcats and led for 39 minutes before the Wildcats were able to tie the game at 72 with one minute left in regulation and … Read more

Ole Miss standout Moody takes C Spire Howell Trophy

From school reports

JACKSON — Ole Miss Junior Stefan Moody has been named the 2015 C Spire Howell Trophy winner, the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame announced Monday. The Howell Trophy, named for Bailey Howell, goes to the most outstanding … Read more

Wolverines open baseball season with a pair of wins

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress Times

The East Webster High School baseball team opened the 2015 season on Saturday with wins over Hebron Christian and French Camp Academy.

The Wolverines defeated Hebron Christian 11-1 before blanking FCA 11-0. East … Read more

911 Calls – 03/11/2015

March 2
12:58 p.m., fire alarm, Hwy. 9 South; Eupora FD responds.
1:57 p.m., medical, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; EMS responds.
4:33 p.m., medical, Church Street; Mathiston FD, EMS respond.
8:28 p.m., alarm, Subdivision Road.
8:30 p.m., domestic and medical, Grady … Read more

Time Capsules – 03/11/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: March 14, 1940

Quail Released in County
Fish and Game Department, through Local Game Warden R.H. Logan released 93 quail in the county this week for restocking purposes.

These quail … Read more