News

Maben hosts MLK Jr. Parade

Marchers leave Shivers Park en route to WOCHS during the MLK Jr. Parade.

From Staff Reports

 

The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club sponsored the second MLK Jr. Parade in Maben on Monday.

“Insights from the Past” was the theme of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day events, including a program at West … Read more

Commander has local ties

For the WPT

 

Col. Mike Nabors of Collinsville has been named commander of the 186th Air Refueling Wing at Key Field in Meridian.

Nabors is the son of Billy and Marjorie White Nabors of Meridian, and grandson of the … Read more

Sheriff’s Office makes burglary arrests

From Press & Staff Reports

 

Webster County has been hit with a rash of burglaries over the last couple of months.

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department has made three arrests for burglary of an unoccupied dwelling and has warrants … Read more

East Webster counting on time off to give boost

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

After picking up a home sweep of Hebron Christian School last Monday, the East Webster boys and girls picked up an unusual eight-day break late in the season as they got ready to … Read more

Obituaries

Billy Joe Box

Jan. 18, 2014

Services for Billy Joe Box, 76, of Ackerman were Jan. 22, 1014, at Chester Baptist Church with the Revs. Rob Faulk and Stan Ballard officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

He was born … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Jan. 26, 1939

Miss Barton Opens New Beauty Shoppe

Miss Helen Barton announces this week that she has purchased the Wood Beauty Shoppe and will open her own business under … Read more

Experiment by taking dormant cuttings of shrubs, roses

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly

Extension Horticulture Specialists

Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

 

Some examples of plants that you can take cuttings from now are roses, althea, Burford holly, oakleaf hydrangea, Camellia japonica, forsythia, bunch grapes … Read more

FY15 budget overview presented to House

By Rep. Joey Hood

District 35

 

On Jan. 7, the 129th Mississippi state Legislature kicked off the third session in the four-year term.

I would like to thank the citizens of the District 35 for allowing me to serve … Read more

Rebels take two straight SEC hoops wins

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The Ole Miss Rebels won a pair of tough SEC contests last week, winning 88-74 in overtime at home against LSU, before escaping Columbia, S.C. with a 75-74 win over the South Carolina … Read more

Lady Wolverines take part in Mid-Mississippi Challenge

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Sometimes something gets so big and so good you just can’t improve on it. And then again, maybe you can.

This year’s Mid-Mississippi Challenge, being hosted at Choctaw County High School in Ackerman, … Read more