Obituaries – 04/08/2015

Etta Ann Bowie
March 30, 2015
Services for Etta Ann Bowie, 71, of Weir were April 2, 2015, at Weir Baptist Church with the Rev. Jared Busby and Mark Mayo officiating. Burial was in Bear Cree Cemetery in McCool.

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Car vandalism under investigation

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Local and state authorities are investigating the vandalism of a car that occurred early Friday in northwest Webster County.

Sheriff Tim Mitchell said someone vandalized a 2005 Mercury Montego sometime between midnight Thursday and … Read more

WCSD obtains body cameras for officers

Chief Deputy Jeff Mann wears one of the body cameras.

From Press Reports

On March 25 the Webster County Sheriff’s Department was blessed to receive new body cameras. The cameras were purchased using a Justice Assistance Grant from the Justice Department.

Sheriff Tim Mitchell stated that, as everyone has seen … Read more

Miniature horses make rounds

Sanders and Brunson hold “Little Sam” as GLC-Eupora resident Yvonne Middleton pets the miniature horse.

From Staff Reports

Two miniature horses brought smiles to residents at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Long-Term Care Unit and Golden LivingCenter-Eupora last week.… Read more

13 file for 1st District special election

From Press & Staff Reports

Thirteen people have qualified to run for the open congressional seat in Mississippi’s 1st District, which includes Webster County. One of them is a Eupora resident.

Although candidates run without party labels in special elections, … Read more

Crowell named KSD’s Teacher of the Year

Kosciusko School District Teacher of the Year Gwendolyn Crowell

By Nancy Green
The Star-Herald

KOSCIUSKO — As Teacher of the Year from the Kosciusko School District, Gwendolyn Crowell is among teachers nominated from throughout the state who will be eligible for top teacher award for Mississippi.

Sponsored by the … Read more