News

Brown Turkey fig tree sight to behold

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

Recently, I was at an afternoon gala where I had the opportunity to partake of some delicious fresh figs. These were plump, fresh off the tree.

As I was complimenting the hostesses on … Read more

Young receives doctor of pharmacy

Eupora native Anna Hood Young was among University of Mississippi students awarded degrees at the conclusion of the spring semester.

Young, now of Flowood, was awarded a doctor of pharmacy during commencement ceremonies May 11 on the Oxford campus.… Read more

Local youth compete in horse shows

From Press Reports

 

Webster County was represented by exceptional youth at this year’s district and state horse shows.

The 2013 District Horse Show took place at the Horse Park in Starkville and the 2013 State Horse Show took place … Read more

Supervisors continue discussions regarding courthouse

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The Webster County Board of Supervisors continued discussions regarding the reconstruction of the county courthouse during a recessed session on Aug. 7.

The board met with architects Belinda Stewart of Belinda Stewart Architects … Read more

NRCS accepting applications for conservation programs

From Press Reports

 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is accepting applications to help producers improve water and air quality, build healthier soil, improve grazing and forest lands, conserve energy, enhance organic operations, and achieve other … Read more

Jail Docket

Aug. 6

Tarance Daniels, DOB 10-30-78, BM; Eupora 3: no DL, noise ordinance violation and disorderly conduct.

Aug. 7

James H. Wordlaw, DOB 12-25-69, BM; SO3 and E7: warrant for probation violation.

Kelvin Woodard, DBO 11-15-79, BM; E3: failure to … Read more

Wreck kills Maben man, toddler

By Nicole Sheriff

Delta Democrat Times

 

GREENVILLE — Two people died Monday after sustaining injuries that morning in a two-vehicle wreck in Washington County.

David Kirkman, 53, of Maben, and a 2-year-old male were pronounced dead at the scene. … Read more

911 Calls

Aug. 5

7:09 a.m., medical, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; EMS responds.

8:54 a.m., trespass/suspicious person, M.L. King Jr. Drive; Webster SO responds.

12:07 p.m., complaint, Spring Valley Road; WSO responds.

1:44 p.m., ATV complaint, Hwy. 50 East; WSO responds.

3:19 p.m., … Read more

Maben town meeting addresses concerns

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

MABEN — Because of a breaking and entering, not only to businesses, but on senior citizens in particular in the area, a town meeting was held Aug. 6 to get an idea of … Read more

Cloverbuds program encourages creativity and play for members

From Press Reports

 

The 4-H Cloverbud program is for youth age 5 until they reach age 8.

The Cloverbud program allows for and encourages creativity and play. Cloverbuds explore areas of healthy lifestyle, earth/environment, citizenship, plants and animals, consumerism … Read more