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Local addresses forum on education initiatives

42 FOR BETTER SCHOOLS
Parent and educator Rana Mitchell of Eupora speaks on behalf of Initiative 42 at Thursday’s night public forum in Cleveland.

By Anne Preus
The Bolivar Commercial

CLEVELAND — Approximately 125 people turned out Thursday at the Bologna Performing Arts Center to hear the pros and cons on the education initiatives, which will appear on the ballot in the November general … Read more

MDWFP offering local dove hunting opportunity

MDWFP.COM
The Webster County browntop millet field that is part of MDWFP’s Private Lands Dove Field Program is located on Alva Road.

From Press Reports

As part of its Private Lands Dove Field Program, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks has prepared a dove field in Webster County and is offering a limited number of hunting permits for purchase.

The … Read more

Fun at the beach

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Fun at the beach with Pete the cat was the theme at Webster County Public Library on Aug. 26. After the children sang and danced to “Five Little Monkeys” … Read more

Big first half leads East Webster past Noxapater, 42-8

PHOTOS BY DIANA EDWARDS/EWHS
Running back Chase Keller carries the ball for East Webster in Friday night’s win at Noxapater. The Wolverines defeated the Tigers 42-8.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Head coach Doug Wilson entered last Friday’s game with Noxapater hoping his East Webster Wolverines would be tested a little more than they were in their-season opening win over Vardaman.

Although the result — … Read more

MSU Bulldogs eclipse 50K mark in season ticket sales

From school reports

STARKVILLE – For the first time in program history, Mississippi State football has eclipsed the 50,000-mark in season ticket sales, the MSU Athletic Ticket Office announced last week.

As of Tuesday afternoon, 50,311 2015 season tickets have … Read more

Supervisors approve county budget

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

Pack food safety with tailgate party fun and socializing

Submitted by
MSU Extension

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

Jesus died that we might live an abundant life

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

MSU disaster response evolves after Katrina

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

Time Capsules – 09/02/15

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