From Press Reports
The Mississippi Department of Transportation held the District 1 Equipment Operators Roadeo on April 23 in Tupelo.
This annual competition and training event is a great opportunity to see how MDOT employees maintain and enhance their daily … Read more
V’s Peace, Love and Happy Faces graduation will be at 6 p.m. May 14 at Tomnolen Baptist Church. … Read more
Eupora First Baptist Church youth Micah Gray, Greer Blaylock, … Read more
From school reports
The Holmes Community College baseball team, with finished 22-20 overall and 13-15 in MACJC play, will hold tryouts for the 2015-16 season on two consecutive Friday’s in May at 10 a.m at Charlie Donald Field on the … Read more
By Bro. J.B. Rowe
When I was in service to my country in World War II, I rode the Trailway Bus System to camp and back. I would hear the station master say, “Bus to Jackson leaving in three minutes! … Read more
By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times
A court appearance on a misdemeanor charge is pending for a candidate for constable in Webster County.
Michael “Andy” Morgan is awaiting an initial appearance on a misdemeanor charge of trespassing. Justice Court Clerk … Read more
In-house absentee voting
Webster County Circuit Clerk Deborah Hood Neal announces that the circuit clerk’s office in Eupora will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 9, for in-house absentee voting in the May 12 special congressional election.… Read more
Counties like state inmates
Mississippi’s new corrections commissioner says it makes no financial sense to pay counties to house and work state inmates when he has open beds at the 17 state-run Community Work Centers.
Therefore, come Aug. 1, Marshall … Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
Sometimes my weekly column is based on something that I have recently studied, and that is the case for this week. William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) is the Tippecanoe in the … Read more
Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago: May 9, 1940
Farmers Getting Results from Jacks
As a result of the livestock improvement program started and financed by the FSA five years ago among low-income farmers of Webster … Read more