By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times
Supervisors have approved Webster County’s budget for the new fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.
They did so Friday following a public hearing during which board attorney Buchanan Meek Jr. gave an overview of … Read more
Now that football season is starting up across the country, tailgaters are firing up their grills and breaking out their hamburgers, hot dogs and polish sausages. But a lot of hungry fans could be headed for … Read more
By Bro. J.B .Rowe
Why did Jesus die? We can answer this question in a nutshell with a few words of scripture and leave it there, such as, “Behold, a virgin shall conceive and bring forth a son,” — “And … Read more
By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Mississippi State University leaders realized the importance of instituting a standardized response system to assist with all types of catastrophes that might strike the state.
Six months after … Read more
Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago: Sept. 5, 1940
1st Cotton Sold Tuesday
The first bale of cotton to be ginned here for the 1940 season was sold to the highest bidder on the streets of … Read more
Wade Henson of Kilmichael has received his bachelor of science in nursing from Western Governors University.
The university held its 29th semiannual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on Aug.15 and celebrated the graduation of more than 8,500 graduates. In … Read more
From school reports
RAYMOND — After getting in a hole here Thursday night against the Hinds Eagles, the Holmes Community College Bulldogs battled back and took a lead in the fourth quarter but couldn’t hang on as Hinds scored late … Read more
Need real Americans in Congress
As recent guest speaker at Rotary Club, I noticed that Sen. Cochran’s
chief of propaganda, (Chief of Staff Keith) Heard, bragged about the senator wanting to work toward creating jobs in Mississippi.… Read more
Submitted by MSU Extension
How is your financial health? This is a good time to do an annual checkup to assess financial fitness and get your finances in shape. What you don’t know CAN hurt you! Hidden financial problems usually … Read more
By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times
SCOOBA ‚Äî East Mississippi Community College’s ohn Franklin could hardly believe his eyes.
The sophomore transfer quarterback from Florida State just looked up at the scoreboard and shook his head in disbelief. “Sixty-nine points … Read more