Category: News

Confederate flag symbolizes struggle to end tyranny

Opinion
by Pete Shumpert
sculptorpete@bellsouth.net

Both the Confederate flag and the American flag have been misused by people who did not believe in their true meaning. Before I am considered unpatriotic, I love freedom more than I love a forced … Read more

Obituaries

Clifton ‘PeeWee’
Borel
Dec. 6, 2015
Graveside services with military honors for Clifton “PeeWee” Borel, 83, of Starkville were Dec. 12, 2015, at Moore Cemetery in Brooksville.
He was born Nov. 12, 1932, in Louisiana. Mr. Borel was a retired … Read more

Head Start oversight suspended ‘indefinitely’

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson
The Winona Times
 
WINONA – Administrative oversight of Head Start and Early Head Start in six counties, including Webster, by Central Mississippi Inc. has been suspended indefinitely
According to a spokesman for the Administration for Children … Read more

Aldermen discuss heavy trucks on MLK

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A city resident and an alderman have expressed concerns about road damage and potential dangers from heavy trucks traveling on a section of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
“We’re concerned about the traffic, big … Read more

Tilsatec grand opening a success

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress-Times

The city of Eupora and Webster County continued their economic expansion with the official grand opening of a new manufacturer and warehouse this past week.
There was a feeling of excitement and optimism as … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Sandra “Sandi” Palmertree Fason

Sandra “Sandi” Palmertree Fason, age 54, passed away at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Mississippi on December 3, 2015. Sandi, as she was commonly known, loved riding horses, going to the beach, and spending time with her grandchildren.… Read more

Obituary – Ms. Francis Arlene Griffin

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Ms. Francis Arlene Griffin, 79, passed away on November 30, 2015 at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Grenada, MS. Viewing was Saturday, December 5, 2015 at Liberty United Methodist Church in Eupora, MS from 10 am until service time. … Read more

’Tis the season

Kicking off the Christmas season at Webster County Library, Ms. Pat, dressed as one of Santa’s elves, greeted the children as they arrived for storytime Dec. 2. After a time of visiting and playing, they sang “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” and “Up on the Housetop.” Using the storyboard, Ms. Pat read “’Twas The Night Before Christmas” to the attentive children. Everyone gathered at the tables to decorate a picture of a tree with stickers and a mantel with stockings. Storytime is each Wednesday at 10:30.
Kicking off the Christmas season at Webster County Library, Ms. Pat, dressed as one of Santa’s elves, greeted the children as they arrived for storytime Dec. 2. After a time of visiting and playing, they sang “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” and “Up on the Housetop.” Using the storyboard, Ms. Pat read “’Twas The Night Before Christmas” to the attentive children. Everyone gathered at the tables to decorate a picture of a tree with stickers and a mantel with stockings. Storytime is each Wednesday at 10:30.

Kicking off the Christmas season at Webster County Library, Ms. Pat, dressed as one of Santa’s elves, greeted the children as they arrived for storytime Dec. 2. After a time of visiting and playing, they sang “Santa Claus is Coming

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