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Take soil temperature to determine planting time

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly

Extension Horticulture Specialists

Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

 

Few vegetables withstand temperatures below 15 degrees. The good thing about Mississippi weather is that you can plant some more after the cold … Read more

Company donates new computer to 911 center

TAC Officer Tiana O’Briant and Love are stationed at the computer donated by Plymouth Tube to the 911 Center in Mathiston.

For the WPT

 

One of the duties that the Webster County 911 Center performs every day is obtaining information through the National Crime Identification Center.

This is done with the use of a computer with a direct connection to … Read more

Local among Yokohama job-seekers

Almost 1,000 people showed up at East Mississippi Community College’s Golden Triangle campus Saturday for information sessions about how to submit successful job applications to Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi.

From Press Reports

 

Almost 1,000 people showed up at East Mississippi Community College’s Golden Triangle campus Dec. 21 for information sessions about how to submit successful job applications to Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi.

Regina Reed of Mantee was among … Read more

Sports schedules

THURSDAY, JAN. 2

Men’s College Basketball

7 p.m. — Maryland Eastern Shore at MSU

Women’s College Basketball

6 p.m. — Missouri at Ole Miss

6 p.m. — MSU at Florida

FRIDAY, JAN. 3

Prep Basketball

TBA — Sam Dale Tournament … Read more

Circuit clerk preparing to issue voter ID cards

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The Webster County circuit clerk’s office is preparing to issue identification cards to voters who lack proper ID.

Voter ID will be in effect beginning with the June 3 primary election. Any voter … Read more

911 calls

Dec. 20

2:03 p.m., reckless driver, Hwy. 82; MHP, Mathiston PD respond.

2:09 p.m., assist MHP, Hwy. 82; Webster SO responds.

5:12 p.m., threatening phone calls and text messages, West Gould Avenue; Eupora PD responds.

7:49 p.m., medical, Hwy. 50; … Read more

West Oktibbeha schools merger proposed

From Press & Staff Reports

 

Recommendations from the Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure include moving West Oktibbeha Elementary School to fill the West Oktibbeha high school building after the Starkville and Oktibbeha County schools’ scheduled July 2015 … Read more

Commission on Children’s Justice recommends changes 

From Press Reports

 

The Mississippi Commission on Children’s Justice has recommended creation of a state funded, uniform youth court system and called for a comprehensive review of all state laws related to child protection and foster care under the … Read more

Eupora begins district hoops play on Jan. 7

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Ready or not, here it comes. The Eupora High School boys and girls basketball team will begin their four-game district schedule on Jan. 7 when they play host to Calhoun City.

Region 4-2A, … Read more