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MTFC holds quarterly meeting in Ackerman

Photo by Daniel Brunty
The Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery, & Webster Counties held its quarterly Coalition Meeting on August 20, 2015 at Mimi’s Depot Diner in Ackerman. Coalition members were given an update on the coalition’s scope of work for 2016, as well as enjoyed a delicious lunch provided by Mimi’s Depot Diner in Ackerman.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery, & Webster Counties held its quarterly Coalition Meeting on August 20, 2015 at Mimi’s Depot Diner in Ackerman.

Conducting the meeting was MTFC of Choctaw, Montgomery, & … Read more

‘Bike’ Rally Betas

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The Eupora Merchant Association thanks Eupora High School Beta Club members for their help at the Downtown Eupora “Bike” Rally on Aug. 15. … Read more

Monster melons

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Johnny Butler of Old Cumberland Road shows off two huge watermelons that he grew. The one on the left weighs 94 pounds and the other weighs 80 pounds. … Read more

Lady Eagles take two road wins to improve to 4-0

Emily Littlejohn at bat for the Lady Eagles.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Courtney Hatcher had a huge offensive day to lead the Lady Eagles of Eupora to an 11-0 win over homestanding New Hope last Monday, while Delta Newman delivered a clutch bases-loaded double to push … Read more

Lady Wolverines cruise to 4-0 start with two big wins

Jennah Pate safe at 3rd.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Wolverines of East Webster easily improved their slow-pitch softball record to 4-0 on the season with a pair of victories last week.

EWHS downed visiting South Pontotoc 13-2 on Tuesday, before rolling … Read more

College sports look

Holmes to open season at Hinds

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

The Bulldogs of Holmes Community College were set to open the 2015 football season in Raymond on Thursday as they traveled to take on Hinds Community College.

Holmes finished … Read more

Help students get strong starts each school year

By Amy Barefield
MSU School of Human Sciences

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Success in school depends more on the 16 hours spent outside the classroom than many parents may realize. Physical, emotional and social factors at home contribute significantly to academic … Read more

What do gardeners do in September?

Submitted by Lisa Stewart
County Coordinator
Webster County Extension Service

It’s a little late in the year to plant summer annuals and still too hot for winter annuals.

The best way to spend your time is to observe and write … Read more

Jail Docket – 08/26/2015

Aug. 17
Eikeren Hill, DOB 07-27-75, BM; Webster 5: Mississippi Department of Corrections hold for sale of controlled substance-three counts.
Michael Sproles, DOB 12-04-74, WM; Webster 5: disturbance of family peace.… Read more