News

MDEQ awards waste assistance grant to county

From Press Reports

 

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has awarded Webster County a solid waste assistance grant of $10,320 that will be used by the county to clean up illegal dumping.

“The Solid Waste Assistance Grants support a … Read more

Supes ask Walthall for land option

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

WALTHALL — Supervisors are awaiting a response from the Walthall Board of Aldermen as to whether it will grant Webster County an option to buy land here.

The village of Walthall, which is … Read more

Hot Shotz place in World Series

For the WPT

 

Organizers of the spring 8U Hot Shotz softball thank all the girls and parents who participated .

“All the girls were dedicated and worked hard,” organizers stated. They also congratulated the Hot Shotz for their fourth-place … Read more

E911 Calls

Nov. 13

5:23 p.m., cattle in road, MLK Jr. Drive; Webster SO responds.

5:46 p.m., suspicious car; transfer to Montgomery.

6:37 p.m., suspicious activity, Mitchell Road; WSO responds.

7:46 p.m., welfare concern, MLK Jr. Drive; Eupora PD responds.

9:18 p.m., … Read more

Education notes

WCSB approves

transfer of 16th

Section funds

The Webster County School Board has approved the transfer of 16th Section funds, according to meeting minutes.

Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar, on Nov. 4, presented a request from Business Manager Heidi Young … Read more

Courthouse named endangered historic site

From Press & Staff Reports

 

More than 250 preservationists from around the state gathered Nov. 14 in Jackson for the announcement of the 10 Most Endangered Historic Places in Mississippi for 2013-14.

Mississippi Heritage Trust President Brad Reeves welcomed … Read more

Wolverines will depend on grit, hard work this season

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Veteran East Webster High School head boys basketball coach Corey Stidham knows full well that his Wolverines may run across some teams more talented than they are, but that’s where he says attitude … Read more

Lady Wolverines move to 2-1 with win over Winona

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

After a slow start, the East Webster High School girls basketball team turned it on in the second half on Tuesday night to take a 51-33 win over homestanding Winona.

The win pushed … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I am learning about John, the King of England from 1199 until 1216. Watching the Shakespeare play “The Life and Death of King John” and following along in the playbook … Read more

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, NOV. 22

Prep Football

7 p.m. — Lumberton at French Camp

7 p.m. — Louisville at Cleveland East Side

7 p.m. — Eupora at Baldwyn

Prep Basketball

4 p.m. — Grace Christian at Jackson Victors

6 p.m. — Choctaw … Read more