News

Books Bygone: May I introduce my friends?

By Marica Bernstein

 

I’ve always loved old books. Every now and again, when I wasn’t busy working or raising my family, I’d pick one up at a yard sale or junk store and tuck it away in my library … Read more

Jail Docket

Nov. 13

Michael Joe Welch, DOB 03-28-69, WM; SO7: suspended DL under implied consent.

Marcus D. Brown, DOB 08-29-85, BM, BM; suspended DL under implied consent.

April Weeks, DOB 05-12-83, WF; bond surrendered: bad checks.

Nov. 15

Johnathan Shaw, DOB … Read more

Thankful Together’ at storytime

By Librarian Fran Smith

Webster County Library

 

Ten energetic children attended the storytime at Webster County Library on Nov. 13.

Ms. Nicole led the group in their favorite songs before reading the story, “Thankful Together,” a story about all … Read more

MDEQ awards waste assistance grant to county

From Press Reports

 

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has awarded Webster County a solid waste assistance grant of $10,320 that will be used by the county to clean up illegal dumping.

“The Solid Waste Assistance Grants support a … Read more

Supes ask Walthall for land option

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

WALTHALL — Supervisors are awaiting a response from the Walthall Board of Aldermen as to whether it will grant Webster County an option to buy land here.

The village of Walthall, which is … Read more

Hot Shotz place in World Series

For the WPT

 

Organizers of the spring 8U Hot Shotz softball thank all the girls and parents who participated .

“All the girls were dedicated and worked hard,” organizers stated. They also congratulated the Hot Shotz for their fourth-place … Read more

E911 Calls

Nov. 13

5:23 p.m., cattle in road, MLK Jr. Drive; Webster SO responds.

5:46 p.m., suspicious car; transfer to Montgomery.

6:37 p.m., suspicious activity, Mitchell Road; WSO responds.

7:46 p.m., welfare concern, MLK Jr. Drive; Eupora PD responds.

9:18 p.m., … Read more

Education notes

WCSB approves

transfer of 16th

Section funds

The Webster County School Board has approved the transfer of 16th Section funds, according to meeting minutes.

Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar, on Nov. 4, presented a request from Business Manager Heidi Young … Read more

Courthouse named endangered historic site

From Press & Staff Reports

 

More than 250 preservationists from around the state gathered Nov. 14 in Jackson for the announcement of the 10 Most Endangered Historic Places in Mississippi for 2013-14.

Mississippi Heritage Trust President Brad Reeves welcomed … Read more

Wolverines will depend on grit, hard work this season

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Veteran East Webster High School head boys basketball coach Corey Stidham knows full well that his Wolverines may run across some teams more talented than they are, but that’s where he says attitude … Read more