Category: News

Obituary – Mr. Darrell Lester Bland

Mr. Darrell Lester Bland, 61, retired U.S. Navy Reserve, died November 22, 2015 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Born October 31, 1954 in Salina KS, second child of Francis Lavern Bland and Imelda Zane (South) Bland of Cumberland…

Legals – 12/02/2015

NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY OF WEBSTER Cause No: 2015-132-C Letters of Testamentary have been granted and issued to the undersigned upon the Estate of Francis Lavern Bland, Deceased, by the Chancery Court of Webster County, Mississippi, on…

Obituary – Mrs. Jimmie L. Smith

Jimmie L. Smith, 70, of Vidor, Texas, passed away on November 20, 2015, in Orange, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm, Sunday, December 6, 2015, at First Baptist Church in Vidor. Officiating will be Reverend Terry Wright.…

Obituaries – 12/02/2015

Mr. Clarence Eiland November 21, 2015 Funeral services for Mr. Clarence Eiland, 75, will be held at Rockport United Methodist Church in Ackerman December 2, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Adarryl Brown officiated. Burial at Rockport United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 11/25/15

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Man killed in single-car accident

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A 58-year-old Calhoun City man was killed in a one-car wreck last week north of Bellefontaine near the Webster/Calhoun County line. Jack Dee Sims was driving a white 2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo southbound on…

CMI oversight of Head Start halted

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson and Tish Butts The Winona Times WINONA – Head Start and Early Head Start classes in Montgomery, Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Holmes and Webster counties were temporarily suspended after the federal Office of Head Start suspended Central…

District PARCC scores exceed state averages

From Press and Staff Reports The Mississippi Department of Education on Nov. 5 released high school results from the first assessments that measured Mississippi’s students’ progress toward the academic goals laid out in the Mississippi College and Career Ready Standards,…

News briefs

Engineers give water analysis report to city Calvert-Spradling Engineers presented a water analysis report to the Eupora Board of Aldermen last week.. Stanley Spradling and Katie Reams of Calvert-Spradling presented the report on recommended water system improvements during a special-called…