News

School board accepts timber bid withdrawal

From Staff Reports

 

The Webster County School Board has accepted the withdrawal of a bid on a 156-acre tract of 16th Section timber.

The board had accepted James Johnson’s bid on the tract on Sept. 9. However, he stated … Read more

Now is good time to grow lettuce in Mississippi

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly

Extension Horticulture Specialists

 

The Mississippi Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association will have its annual conference Nov. 14 and 15 at Choctaw Mississippi’s Silver Star Casino.

The conference is geared toward folks who grow … Read more

Local man accomplishes amazing weight loss

Billy Abbott

From Press Reports

 

MANTEE — Billy Abbott of Mantee lost both his parents at an early age-and he was determined to do what he could to prevent that from happening to his kids.

“When I was in the first … Read more

Obituaries

Charles P. Smith

Oct. 21, 2013

Services for Charles P. Smith, 89, of Sturgis were Oct. 23, 2013, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Donnie Davis officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery near Bradley.

He was … Read more

Holmes Community College Bulldogs fall to 2-6

RAYMOND —- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs jumped out to a 7-0 second quarter lead here Thursday night but fell to the Hinds Community College Eagles, 27-13, in the non-division matchup.

With the loss, the Bulldogs fell to 2-6 overall. … Read more

EWHS moving into new school

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

East Webster High School has begun the move into its new academic facility in Cumberland and classes are scheduled to begin there next week.

Jack Treloar, Webster County superintendent of education, said the … Read more

Calendar of Events

Angel Tree

program signup

Webster County registration for The Salvation Army Angel Tree program will be Oct. 24 and 25.

Registration will be from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the Webster County DHS office, 53 Government Ave., Eupora.

Please have … Read more