Category: News

Itawamba set to host Winter Softball Clinic in January

From school reports FULTON – The 2016 Itawamba Community College Winter Softball Clinic will be a one-day event, held on Saturday, Jan. 23 at the ICC Spring Sports Indoor Facility on the Fulton Campus, located at 107 West Staub Street,…

EES students enjoy Star Lab

From School Reports Eupora Elementary School had an amazing Star Lab visit from Jerry Hemphill with Woodmen Life. The Star Lab is an inflatable planetarium that allows students to experience the solar system and constellations in a unique experience. Once…

Beta thanks EPD

Eupora High School Beta Club purchased gift certificates to give to the Eupora Police Department in thanks for its service to the community. Presenting the certificate to Sgt. Donald Card (second from r.) are Beta officers Embry Long, Christian Long…

News Briefs

Courthouse demolition bids advertised Bids are being taken for demolition of the Webster County Courthouse, which burned nearly three years ago in Walthall. The now-100-year-old building burned Jan. 17, 2013. Following final settlement of insurance claims last month, the Board…

911 Calls

Dec. 7 12:04 p.m., horse in road, Hwy. 403; Mathiston PD responds. 2:58 p.m., B&E, Wright Road; Webster SO responds. 3:07 p.m., medical, Hwy. 82; Eupora PD, Eupora EMRs respond. 4:21 p.m., medical, South Dunn; Webster EMS, Eupora FD respond.…

Morgan retiring as circuit judge

From Press & Staff Reports   Circuit Judge Clarence E. “Cem” Morgan III will be honored from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at a retirement reception at the Attala County Courthouse in Kosciusko. Morgan will retire Dec. 31 after serving for 21…

Letter to the editor

Acceptance and tolerance This is a Christmas note of appreciation about how far we have come in our acceptance and tolerance of others. We live in a heartfelt nation of can-do and sharing. We are capable of weathering any storm…

Confederate flag symbolizes struggle to end tyranny

Opinion by Pete Shumpert sculptorpete@bellsouth.net Both the Confederate flag and the American flag have been misused by people who did not believe in their true meaning. Before I am considered unpatriotic, I love freedom more than I love a forced…

Obituaries

Clifton ‘PeeWee’ Borel Dec. 6, 2015 Graveside services with military honors for Clifton “PeeWee” Borel, 83, of Starkville were Dec. 12, 2015, at Moore Cemetery in Brooksville. He was born Nov. 12, 1932, in Louisiana. Mr. Borel was a retired…

Head Start oversight suspended ‘indefinitely’

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson The Winona Times   WINONA – Administrative oversight of Head Start and Early Head Start in six counties, including Webster, by Central Mississippi Inc. has been suspended indefinitely According to a spokesman for the Administration for…