Category: News

Former Webster Countian charged in child’s death

Tami Mann and Jasmine Irwin

By James Phillips
The Star-Herald

KOSCIUSKO — A group of area citizens gathered Sept. 15 at Red Bud Springs Park in downtown Kosciusko to celebrate the life of Jasmine Irwin, a toddler who died Sept. 6. Her mother has been … Read more

East Webster fights off weather, Winona to pick up region win

East Webster senior Josh McMullen

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Going into last week’s 17-0 Region 4-2A win over Winona, East Webster head coach Doug Wilson said he knew one thing for sure.

“We did not want to go into Okolona 0-2 (in the … Read more

Ice cream party


Eupora Elementary School had over 100 students who met their Accelerated Reader goal for first nine weeks.… Read more

Pittman WCSD Student of the Month

Webster County School Board members and others with and honoring Student of the Month Lily Pittman are (front) Michael Adkins, director of WCCTC; Jimmy Pittman; Lily Pittman; Carol Pittman; Sue Anne Boatman, counselor at WCCTC; board member Jimmy Hood; (back) Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar; board members Milton Davis, Scott Hollenhead, Nancy Davis and Bobby McMullen; and board attorney George Mitchell.

From School Reports

Lily Pittman, a senior at Eupora High School, was honored as Webster County School District’s Student of the Month at the school board meeting on Oct. 5.… Read more

Sweet potato swan


This sweet potato that resembles a swan was grown by Jimmy and Cornelia Cummings of Ticky Bend Road. The googly eyes… Read more

MHGC awards Yard of the Month

The home and yard of the Rev. and Mrs. Tommy Temple has been recognized as the September Yard of the Month in Maben.

From Club Reports

The Maben Home and Garden Club has selected the home and yard of the Rev. and Mrs. Tommy Temple to receive the Yard of the Month for September.… Read more

Itawamba to host fall softball clinics

FULTON — The Itawamba Community College softball program announced the dates for its fall pitching and hitting clinics for ages 13 to high school seniors at the ICC Indoor Practice Facility on the Fulton Campus.… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 10/14/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

From time to time readers of Vaughan’s Vocabulary will ask, “Where do you get your words?” “Well,” I respond, “they are words that I encounter from articles or books, or … Read more

WHS to open clinic in Kilmichael

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson
Editor and Publisher
The Winona Times

WINONA — On Oct. 5 at its regularly scheduled meeting, the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors approved a lease agreement between Webster Health Services Inc., which operates North Mississippi Medical … Read more

Time Capsules- 10/14/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago: Oct. 17, 1940

Mother of 8 EHS Alumni

Mrs. H.D. Weeks is a mother of eight children to be graduated from Eupora High School.

The children are: Mrs. Thelma Dean … Read more