News

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Dec. 1, 1938

Johnston Re-elected High Ice Executive

J.B. Johnston, owner of ice plants here and in several neighboring cities, was named again on the board of directors of the … Read more

Church News

Christmas Gala

World Harvest Outreach Ministries will be hosting a Christmas Gala, “Celebrating the Birth of Christ,” at 6 p.m. Dec. 1. This will be a candlelight service with holiday music and dance by World Harvest Praise Team and Ensemble.… Read more

Visit Winston County to get taste of Italy on Dec. 8

From staff and press reports

 

“An Italian Palate” is a cookbook, travelogue and artistic portfolio in one.

The creative collaboration between Hattiesburg chef Robert St. John and Clinton artist Wyatt Waters gives readers a taste of Italy in recipes, … Read more

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, NOV. 29

Prep Football

7 p.m. — French Camp at Stringer

7 p.m. — Louisville at Charleston

Men’s College Basketball

TBA — Ole Miss vs. Georgia Tech in Brooklyn

6 p.m. — USM at Louisville

Women’s College Basketball

TBA … Read more

Board selects engineering firm for lagoon

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The Eupora Board of Aldermen has selected a firm to provide engineering services for grant-funded lagoon improvements.

The city has received a $450,000 Community Development Block Grant to repair and stabilize the municipal … Read more

911 calls

Nov. 18

2:45 p.m., medical, Old Dancy Road; EMS responds.

2:57 p.m., MVA, Hwy. 15 and Natchez Trace; Webster SO, EMS, Mantee FD, MedStat helicopter respond.

4:46 p.m., stranded motorist, Hwy. 82 west of Eupora; WSO responds.

8:46 p.m., speeding/careless … Read more

Belinda Stewart Architects earns more honors

By Wally Northway

Mississippi Business Journal

 

Earlier this year, Belinda Stewart, FAIA, became the first female architect from Mississippi to be made a Fellow by the American Institute of Architects. Of the 80,000-plus AIA members, approximately 3,000 hold the … Read more

Jail Docket

Nov. 18

Thomas C. Johnson, DOB 05-09-86, WM; Mathiston 1: contempt of court.

Nov. 20

Alexis N. Denley, DOB 05-22-93, WF; Webster 7: possession of paraphernalia-meth and possession of marijuana.

Michael P. Gray, DOB 05-08-76, WM; MDOC 5: probation violation.… Read more