Category: News

NRA endorses Representative Joey Hood for re-election

From press reports

Fairfax, Va.— On behalf of our members in Mississippi, the National Rifle Association’s Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) proudly announces its endorsement of state Representative Joey Hood for re-election.

NRA-PVF Chairman Chris Cox stated, “Under Joey Hood’s leadership, … Read more

Precincts listed for county’s political districts

From Staff Reports

These are the precincts (election/voting districts) in each of the supervisor, Justice Court (JC), state House (HD) and state Senate districts (SD) in Webster County. See this article for polling place locations in each precinct.… Read more

Make this a better county, state and country by voting

From press & staff reports

Only 60 percent of the voting eligible population heads to the polls during presidential election years, according to the Center for Voting and Democracy. This number drops to 40 percent during midterm elections.

These numbers … Read more

Turfgrass field day slated

From Press Reports

Mississippi State University will offer a Turfgrass Field Day at the R.R. Foil Plant Science Research Center in Starkville on Aug. 25 at 8:45 a.m.

Coaches, school superintendents, landscape architects, county Extension agents, lawn care professionals, golf … Read more

Webster County Precinct Polling Places

DISTRICT 1:
Eupora No. 1: Community Center, 142 N. Dunn St., Eupora
Bluff Springs: Bluff Springs Baptist Church, 684 Bluff Springs Church Road, Eupora

DISTRICT 2:
Eupora No. 2: Department of Human Services, 51 Government Ave., Eupora
Walthall: Walthall Fire … Read more

School Board approves hirings

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board approved the hiring of various personnel along with other matters at its July 6 meeting.

Minutes of that meeting show the board:
• approved the hiring of Gina Rowell Reed-Wood as a … Read more

Calendar of Events – 07/29/15

Absentee voting
Webster County Circuit Clerk Sherry B. Henderson announces that the circuit clerk’s office in Eupora will be open from 8 a.m. -noon Saturday, Aug. 1, for in-house absentee voting.
Absentee ballots are also available today-Friday from 8 a.m. … Read more

Time for back-to-school immunizations

From Press Reports

The Mississippi State Department of Health reminds parents that state law requires children to be immunized against childhood diseases to enter public or private school, Head Start or daycare.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and … Read more

Plant natural nectar feeders for hummingbirds

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists
Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

Provide more nectar for hummingbirds by planting “natural nectar feeders.”

These include trumpet honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens), cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis), crossvine (Bignonia capreolata), morning … Read more

The decisions of those elected impact every citizen’s wallet

From press & staff reports

Your own personal wealth could be a driving factor in showing up to the voter’s booth because those we elect are the ones who decide how much money to invest in public services.

County supervisors, … Read more