Category: News

Mid-Mississippi Challenge set for Saturday in Ackerman

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

ACKERMAN — Some of the best high school girls basketball teams in the state of Mississippi are set to converge at Ty Cobb Gymnasium on the campus of Choctaw County High School in Ackerman … Read more

Time marches on! What are you doing with your time?

By Bro. J.B. Rowe

2015 passed swiftly. Christmas came and passed, and another year came. Jan. 1 came and passed quickly. 2016 is moving on swiftly.

It seems that time, speed has increased. Days pass so fast we need to … Read more

Calendar of Events – 01/20/2016

EES blood drive
Eupora Elementary School is hosting a blood drive on Jan. 26 from 1-6 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call the school office at 258-6735.

‘Starting a Business’ seminar
Debbie Scott from the Mississippi State University Small Business … Read more

CNRC wins national award for initiative

From Press Reports

Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center’s Safe and Sound Initiative has been selected to receive a national award.

The Lynn Phillippi Advocacy for Older Adults Award for 2016 is awarded to only one project or program annually nationwide … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/20/2016

Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Philadelphia at Choctaw County
Prep Soccer
5/7 p.m. — Choctaw Central at Neshoba Central… Read more

Beware of wolves in sheep’s clothing

From Liberty UMC

Liberty United Methodist Church brings you greetings from the pastor, the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor, and church family.

The third Sunday in January began with an increase in Sunday school attendance. Praise be to God! Worship service began … Read more

911 Calls – 01/20/2016

Jan. 11
10:30 a.m., alarm, Parker-Robertson Road; Webster SO responds.
11:47 a.m., medical, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Webster EMS responds.
12:09 p.m., fire alarm, County Home Road; Walthall FD responds.
4:47 p.m., medical, Walnut Avenue; WEMS responds.
4:54 p.m., 18-wheelers on … Read more

Time Capsules – 01/20/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Jan. 16, 1941

Dime Collections
Webster County is preparing to celebrate President Roosevelt in a March of Dimes program. Half of the funds collected in this drive will be returned … Read more

Be thinking about tailgating while planning your garden

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly Extension Horticulture Specialists
Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

Hot pepper growers are reporting spicier-than-normal harvests.

This is because of the abundant sunlight and high temperatures we had during July and much of … Read more