Category: News

Mid-Mississippi Challenge set for Saturday in Ackerman

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times ACKERMAN — Some of the best high school girls basketball teams in the state of Mississippi are set to converge at Ty Cobb Gymnasium on the campus of Choctaw County High School in Ackerman…

Time marches on! What are you doing with your time?

By Bro. J.B. Rowe 2015 passed swiftly. Christmas came and passed, and another year came. Jan. 1 came and passed quickly. 2016 is moving on swiftly. It seems that time, speed has increased. Days pass so fast we need to…

Calendar of Events – 01/20/2016

EES blood drive Eupora Elementary School is hosting a blood drive on Jan. 26 from 1-6 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call the school office at 258-6735. ‘Starting a Business’ seminar Debbie Scott from the Mississippi State University Small Business Development…

CNRC wins national award for initiative

From Press Reports Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center’s Safe and Sound Initiative has been selected to receive a national award. The Lynn Phillippi Advocacy for Older Adults Award for 2016 is awarded to only one project or program annually nationwide…

Sports Schedules – 01/20/2016

THURSDAY, JAN. 21 Prep Basketball 6 p.m. — Philadelphia at Choctaw County Prep Soccer 5/7 p.m. — Choctaw Central at Neshoba Central

Beware of wolves in sheep’s clothing

From Liberty UMC Liberty United Methodist Church brings you greetings from the pastor, the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor, and church family. The third Sunday in January began with an increase in Sunday school attendance. Praise be to God! Worship service began…

911 Calls – 01/20/2016

Jan. 11 10:30 a.m., alarm, Parker-Robertson Road; Webster SO responds. 11:47 a.m., medical, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Webster EMS responds. 12:09 p.m., fire alarm, County Home Road; Walthall FD responds. 4:47 p.m., medical, Walnut Avenue; WEMS responds. 4:54 p.m., 18-wheelers on…

Time Capsules – 01/20/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Jan. 16, 1941 Dime Collections Webster County is preparing to celebrate President Roosevelt in a March of Dimes program. Half of the funds collected in this drive will be returned…

Be thinking about tailgating while planning your garden

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly Extension Horticulture Specialists Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director Hot pepper growers are reporting spicier-than-normal harvests. This is because of the abundant sunlight and high temperatures we had during July and much of…