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MHSAA slow-pitch softball season nears

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Slow-pitch softball practice began for Eupora High School and East Webster High School earlier this week, as both squads began preparation for the 2015 season that officially begins in the middle of August.

The … Read more

Each ballot cast is important

From press & staff reports

It’s Election Day. Do you know where your vote is? If you’re keeping it in your back pocket, you may be doing something yourself and those around you a civic disservice.

As the Democratic and … Read more

Sports Schedules – 07/29/15

FRIDAY, AUG. 7
Prep Softbal
4/6 p.m. — Central at Winston Academy

SATURDAY, AUG. 8
Prep Softball
TBA — Neshoba Central Jamboree (East Webster, Eupora, Neshoba Central entered)
TBA — Winona Jamboree (Noxapater, Winona entered)

MONDAY, AUG. 10
Prep Softball… Read more

Primary election process explained

Party candidates are nominated during party primary elections. Voters cast ballots in the party primary of their choice.

If no candidate receives a majority of the votes, a runoff, or second primary, is held between the two candidates with the … Read more

Jail Docket – 07/29/15

July 22
Bryan David Wilson, DOB 11-15-91, WM; Webster 3: domestic violence.
July 23
Tasha L. Dempsey, DOB 06-25-80, WF; Webster 9: contempt of court.
July 24
Travis L. Jennings, DOB 03-27,81, WM; walk-in: trespassing and simple assault/domestic violence.… Read more

NRA endorses Representative Joey Hood for re-election

From press reports

Fairfax, Va.— On behalf of our members in Mississippi, the National Rifle Association’s Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) proudly announces its endorsement of state Representative Joey Hood for re-election.

NRA-PVF Chairman Chris Cox stated, “Under Joey Hood’s leadership, … Read more

Make this a better county, state and country by voting

From press & staff reports

Only 60 percent of the voting eligible population heads to the polls during presidential election years, according to the Center for Voting and Democracy. This number drops to 40 percent during midterm elections.

These numbers … Read more

Turfgrass field day slated

From Press Reports

Mississippi State University will offer a Turfgrass Field Day at the R.R. Foil Plant Science Research Center in Starkville on Aug. 25 at 8:45 a.m.

Coaches, school superintendents, landscape architects, county Extension agents, lawn care professionals, golf … Read more