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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

‘After 5 at the BLY’ upcoming

From Eupora

Arts Inc.

Eupora Arts will host “After 5 at the BLY” at 5 p.m. Jan. 30.

This will be a meet-and greet-hour to mingle and discuss current art trends, happenings and future Eupora Arts events. Come join and … Read more

Voter IDs issued to public

From Press & Staff Reports

 

Mississippi voter ID cards are now being issued by circuit clerks across Mississippi. Mississippi voter ID cards have been issued in approximately 15 counties, however, Deputy Circuit Clerk Wanda Robinson said none had been … Read more

Calendar of Events & Church News

Clarkson/Fame FD

stew fundraiser

The Clarkson/Fame Fire Department will have Brunswick stew fundraiser Jan. 25 starting at 11 a.m. at the fire station.

The cost is $20 a gallon, $10 a half-gallon and $8 for a quart. Stew will also … Read more

McKibben named MC academic scholar

The Office of Academic Affairs for Mississippi College has released its list of academic scholars for the 2013 fall semester.

Mary Catherine McKibben of Maben was named to the President’s List.

To be eligible for the President’s List, a student … Read more