Category: News

Sports Schedules – 03/30/2016

THUR, MARCH 31 Prep Baseball 6 p.m. — Heritage at Leake 6 p.m. — Starkville Academy at Winston Academy Fast-Pitch Softball

Calendar of Events – 03/30/2016

Weight Watchers Weight Watchers is starting a new class beginning the week of March 31 at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora in the hospital’s Education Conference Room 1 at 70 Medical Plaza. Meetings are held on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.

Update on actions in the House from Rep. Hood

The majority of House committees met and worked diligently toward the end of last week and up until Tuesday of this week. By Tuesday, deadline day to move all general bills received from the Senate out of committee and onto…

Bulldogs working to get back to winning ways

From school reports The Holmes Community College baseball team headed into a wednesday doubleheader at home against Mississippi Delta Community College hoping sot break a four-game losing streak.

Weather pattern excellent for vegetables

By David Nagel Extension Horticulture Specialist The pattern of a few days of sunshine followed by a rain event followed by sun followed by rain is annoying to gardeners, but is good for the plants in the garden. Low temperatures…

County lost population in 1-year span

From Staff and Press Reports Webster County lost population from mid-2014 to mid-2015, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Time Capsules – 03/30/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: March 27, 1941 Clem Sullivan Gets a Duck The Webster Progress has a new pet. Clem Sullivan of Walthall on the way to Eupora Saturday morning captured a duck on…

Child care provider dreams big, grows business

By Karen Crow The Early Years Network MSU Extension Service Almost 10 years after graduating from college with the plan of opening her own child care center, LaTonya Hill’s dream will come true. Hill’s new center on Hudson Lane will…

Representative takes heat for email

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson Editor and Publisher The Winona Times   WINONA — Rep. Karl Oliver (R-Winona) drew widespread criticism after an emailed exchange with a Gulfport woman was reported in The Clarion Ledger.  After the story was posted on the…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 03/30/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Recently I read about Ayn Rand (1905-1982), a Russian-born American novelist, philosopher, playwright and screenwriter. I encourage you to visit “Discover Ayn Rand” at, the official website of the…