Category: News

Time Capsules – 09/30/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Oct. 3, 1940 The Weather September has been an unusual month for harvesting crops. We had 23 days clear weather, 3 days of partly cloudy weather and only 4 days…

Hill Fire opens October 3

From press reports The Montgomery County Arts Council will present its 12th edition of Hill Fire beginning October 3, 2015 and continuing on October 4, 8, and 10 at the Performing Arts Center at 208 Summit Street in Winona.

Editorial Roundup – 09/30/15

Water’s getting more expensive The Associated Press has produced a package of stories that make it clear America is facing some expensive problems in providing what everyone takes for granted: fresh water. Though the AP report tends to focus on…

Child Find effort underway

For the WPT The Webster County School District is participating in an ongoing statewide effort to locate, identify and evaluate children age birth through 21 who are physically, mentally, communicatively, emotionally and /or severely/profound handicapped.

National Hunting and Fishing Day celebrated

By James L. Cummins special to the Progress-Times Last Saturday saw wildlife enthusiasts celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. Over a century ago, hunters and anglers were the first supporters of conservation and wildlife management. They recognized that the rapid…

Bulldogs improve to 2-3 with North Division Win

From school reports The Holmes Community College Bulldogs used a powerful running attack and big defensive scores to roll past Mississippi Delta Community College, 45-21, here Thursday night in a big North Division contest. With the win, the Bulldogs improved…

Sports Schedules – 09/30/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 1 Prep Softball 5/6 p.m. — French Camp at Noxapater 5:30/6:30 p.m. — East Webster at Eupora Junior College Football

E911 calls – 09/30/15

Sept. 21 7:54 a.m., alarm, North Gold Street; Eupora Police Department responds. 9:22 a.m., dispute, Tank Hill Road; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds. 10:45 a.m., break-in, Choctaw County; transferred to Choctaw 911.

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 09/30/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Robert Benedetti in “The Actor in You” points out that Constantin Stanislavski explored the concept of action in a systematic way. Everything an actor does in a performance has to…

64th French Camp Harvest Festival Oct. 10

By Sylvia Dickson Join in the fun at the 64th annual Harvest Festival in French Camp on Saturday, October 10, 2015, in the Natchez Trace Historic District. It’s a great outing for young and old. Activities begin at 9:30 a.m.…