Category: News

Mitchell resigns as School Board attorney

From Staff Reports Circuit Judge George Mitchell has resigned as attorney for the Webster County School Board. The governor appointed him circuit judge for the 5th Circuit Court District in December. Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar presented a letter of…

Lady Bulldogs swept MMI to improve to 2-1 on the season

From school reports The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs went to 2-1 on the season with a doubleheader sweep of homestanding Marion (Ala.) Military Institute Saturday, 12-1 and 13-3. Holmes was set to host Mississippi Delta on Tuesday in the…

Honor Rolls

East Webster Elementary School Honor Roll East Webster Elementary School has released its Honor Roll for the second nine weeks: A Honor Roll First Grade: Averee Adams, Joshua Blakeney Jr., Joanna Boykin, Cadee Coble, Braelyn Elkins, Brian Graham, Mackenzie Gregory,…

Sports Schedules – 02/10/2016

THURSDAY, FEB. 11 Prep Basketball 5:30 p.m. — East Central at Hinds 6 p.m. — West Lowndes at Nanih Waiya Junior College Basketball

Suspects in missing woman case captured

Jeep theft from Jeff Busby leads to 2 fugitives From Press Reports On Jan.14, a 1994 Jeep was stolen from the Jeff Busby Campground located at mile marker 193 on the Natchez Trace Parkway near Bywy in Choctaw County.

MSU’s Dak Prescott plays well in Senior Bowl

From school reports MOBILE, Ala. — He’s the most decorated player in school history, the owner of two Mississippi State academic degrees, an All-American and the 2015 Senior CLASS Award winner. On Saturday afternoon, Bulldog quarterback Dak Prescott added another…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 02/10/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Recently I read a list of words related to this second month of the year that we’re in; one of the words is febrific, which I have for No. 5…

911 Calls – 02/10/2016

Feb. 1 8:32 a.m., MVA, Old Hwy. 82; Mississippi Highway Patrol, Mathiston FD, EMS respond. 1:23 p.m., medical, Ellison Road; EMS responds.

Ole Miss set to open 2016 season vs. FSU in primetime

From school reports OXFORD – The inaugural Orlando Kickoff game between the Ole Miss Rebels and Florida State Seminoles will be played Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, and will be televised by ESPN in its primetime slot. The Labor Day kickoff…

FUMC ‘Lenten Lunch’ series upcoming

By the Rev. Ron McDougald Eupora FUMC First United Methodist Church in Eupora invites the community to join in our annual “Lenten Lunch” services, beginning at noon Feb. 17 in our fellowship hall.