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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

Students learn about tree, leaf ID

From School Reports

 

The sixth- and seventh-grade science classes at East Webster High School had a seminar on tree and leaf identification in conjunction with their unit on horticulture.

Dr. Jason Gordon and his colleagues from the Mississippi State … Read more

Woman dies after crash near Dancy

From Press & Staff Reports

 

A Louisville woman died of injuries suffered in a two-car accident in Webster County near Dancy on Monday.

Mississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. Criss Turnipseed said the fatal crash occurred around 3 p.m. on Mississippi … Read more

Obituaries

Clara Foran

Nov. 17, 2013

Services for Clara Foran, 93, were Nov. 20, 2103, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with burial in Enon Cemetery.

She was born to the late Charles and Dora Stacy on July 12, 1920, in … Read more

Webster countian Ross attorney in voter rolls

From Press & Staff Reports

 

Officials in Jefferson Davis County have signed a consent decree agreeing to clean up voter rolls in accordance with a lawsuit filed in April by the American Civil Rights Union under the National Voter … Read more