Category: News

911 Calls – 01/20/2016

Jan. 11 10:30 a.m., alarm, Parker-Robertson Road; Webster SO responds. 11:47 a.m., medical, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Webster EMS responds. 12:09 p.m., fire alarm, County Home Road; Walthall FD responds. 4:47 p.m., medical, Walnut Avenue; WEMS responds. 4:54 p.m., 18-wheelers on…

Time Capsules – 01/20/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Jan. 16, 1941 Dime Collections Webster County is preparing to celebrate President Roosevelt in a March of Dimes program. Half of the funds collected in this drive will be returned…

Be thinking about tailgating while planning your garden

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly Extension Horticulture Specialists Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director Hot pepper growers are reporting spicier-than-normal harvests. This is because of the abundant sunlight and high temperatures we had during July and much of…

MSU Lady Bulldogs take solid hoops win over rival Ole Miss

In front of a national television audience and a boisterous 7,128 fans in the Humphrey Coliseum Monday night, No. 6/10 Mississippi State returned home for a dominating 79-51 win against in-state rival Ole Miss at Humphrey Coliseum. MSU won its…

MSU pitching coach to headline ICC Leadoff Banquet

By Adam Gore special Progress Times MSU pitching coach Wes Johnson will be the featured guest at the 2016 Itawamba Community College Leadoff Banquet on Thursday, Feb. 4 at the Dr. David C. Cole Student Services Building in Fulton. The…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 01/20/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I have another quiz of a variety of vocabulary-building words for you in this week’s Vaughan’s Vocabulary. See how well you do.

Jail Docket – 01/20/2016

Jan. 11 Christopher L. Box, DOB 03-26-92, WM; Webster 7/Circuit Court: burglary of a dwelling (Mississippi Department of Corrections hold).

EHS Honor Roll

Eupora High School has released its Honor Roll for the second nine weeks: A Honor Roll Sixth Grade: Maci Bowen, Caleigh Hawes, Zada Hood Seventh Grade: Cade Adkins, Alyssa Ballentine, Adam Britt, Landon Davis, Ella Harrison, Artierria Hill, Kyla Jackson,…

Letters to the Editor – 01/20/2016

A new dream I originally desired to publish a tribute to Dr. King. Unsure how to express myself, I began to ask other young men close to me and new acquaintances what Dr. King’s legacy meant to them right now.…

Obituaries – 01/20/2016

Donald J. Chandler Sr. Jan. 15, 2016 Memorial services will be held at a later date for Donald J. Chandler Sr., 61, of Eupora. Mr. Chandler was a member of Montevista Baptist Church in Webster County. He died Jan. 15,…