Category: News

CNRC wins national award for initiative

From Press Reports Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center’s Safe and Sound Initiative has been selected to receive a national award. The Lynn Phillippi Advocacy for Older Adults Award for 2016 is awarded to only one project or program annually nationwide…

Sports Schedules – 01/20/2016

THURSDAY, JAN. 21 Prep Basketball 6 p.m. — Philadelphia at Choctaw County Prep Soccer 5/7 p.m. — Choctaw Central at Neshoba Central

Beware of wolves in sheep’s clothing

From Liberty UMC Liberty United Methodist Church brings you greetings from the pastor, the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor, and church family. The third Sunday in January began with an increase in Sunday school attendance. Praise be to God! Worship service began…

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).