Category: News

Military notes – 10/07/15

Davarius West
Air Force Airman Davarius K. West graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 10/07/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Recently I was reading about William Moultrie (1730-1805), a prominent soldier in the Revolutionary War. In the outset of the Revolution, the South Carolinian was appointed colonel of a regiment.… Read more

Time Capsules – 10/07/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Oct. 10, 1940

Coleman Led Liquor Raids
On last Friday morning, a corps of Webster County officials composed of Sheriff J.P. Wright and six special deputies, under the personal direction … Read more

Small business workshop Oct. 13

The Mississippi State University Small Business Development Center will offer a free seminar from 2-4 p.m. … Read more

Screening helps detect prostate cancer 

From Press Reports

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men and one of the deadliest.

Several risk factors increase a man’s chances of developing prostate cancer. These factors are taken into consideration when a doctor recommends screening. … Read more

Locals among summer MSU graduates

Mississippi State University has released the graduation list for the 2015 summer term for Webster County:… Read more

Sports Schedules – 10/07/15

Prep Volleyball
5:30/6:30 p.m. — New Hope at Choctaw County
Junior College Football
7 p.m. — EMCC at Holmes… Read more

Jail Docket – 10/07/15

Sept. 28
Kelly Williams, DOB 07-29-84, WM; Eupora 5: warrant for malicious mischief.
Jason D. Barnett, DOB 08-24-76, WM; Webster 5: possession of marijuana.… Read more

Hill Fire presents ‘Off the Beaten Track’ in Winona

From Press Reports

The Montgomery County Arts Council is presenting its 12th edition of Hill Fire. Remaining performances are at 7 p.m. Thursday and Saturday at the Performing Arts Center at 208 Summit St. in Winona.

This year’s story, “Off … Read more

Letters to the editor – 10/07/15

Thanks from Calvary Baptist
We want to thank The Webster Progress-Times for publishing the announcement for the 60th anniversary celebration at Calvary Baptist Church.

Attendance was great, and the publicity in the Progress-Times helped with that. You are always so … Read more