News

School enrollment shows steady increase

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress Times

The Webster County School District is steadily showing signs of improvement on all fronts as it reports an increase in school enrollment for the third school year.

The school district as a whole … Read more

Story hour features ‘Chrysanthemum’

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

It was like the first-day-of-school-at-the-return-from-summer-vacation story hour at the Maben Library on Sept. 6.

Cute little girls, all dressed in bright colors, bows and twinkle toes, and little boys, all neat and trim … Read more

Clarkson road crash

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Walthall firefighters use the Jaws of Life to remove the entire side of a crashed vehicle to safely remove an occupant. The Walthall Fire Department’s Engine 6 & Rescue 6 were dispatched to the one-vehicle accident with injuries at 10:53 … Read more

Fun reward follows improved test scores

Rolison and McMullen are flanked by students after being squirted with ketchup.

From School Reports

 

These students raised their test scores on either the Language Arts, Mathematics or Science 2013 MCT2 test by 30 points and got to enjoy squirting Trey Rolison (Eupora Elementary School principal) and Bobby McMullen (School Board … Read more

East Webster Homecoming Court

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East Webster High School will have Homecoming festivities Friday on the football field during halftime of the game against Nettleton, which begins at 7 p.m. EWHS urges fans to come out and support the Wolverines.

 

East Webster’s Homecoming court … Read more

MSU scientists study reproduction mysteries

Mississippi State University research associate Christy Steadman of Clarkson examines eggs that have incorporated quantum dot nanoparticles during intraovarian follicle growth. 
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By Linda Breazeale

MSU Ag Communications

 

Mississippi State University scientists are working to find out why some pregnancies are successful and others are not.

Jean Feugang, a research assistant professor in the Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences, is … Read more

Maben Farmers’ Market open all fall

By Jane Collins, Manager

Maben Farmers’ Market

 

In addition to the pictured vendors the Maben Market on Saturday welcomed Myrna Crittenden of Eupora, who brought handmade soaps, colloidal silver, THRIVE survival fruits and vegetables, and home-canned fruit spreads.

Renae … Read more

Jail Docket

Aug. 27

Michael B. Cole, DOB 09-08-87, WM; SO1: malicious mischief.

Angela M. Wofford, DOB 11-13-91, BF; Eupora 4: contempt of court.

Kelvin Woodard, DOB 11-15-79, BM; E4; contempt of court.

Aug. 28

Juan Carlos Barrero Valerio, DOB 12-23-85, HM; … Read more

Corrections

Jason Mann was arrested on a charge of cyberstalking by the Webster County Sheriff’s Department on Aug. 20. The sheriff’s office erroneously listed his name (and date of birth) as Justin Wayne Mann on the arrest docket and the Progress-Times … Read more