Category: News

Democratic, Republican primaries Tuesday

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Democratic and Republican party primaries in Mississippi’s 2015 elections will be next Tuesday, Aug. 4. Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Circuit Clerk Sherry B. Henderson reminds Webster County voters that … Read more

‘Best of Mathiston’

TERRY HARPOLE
Nathan Linkins and  Kristi Mewbourn of WFCA Radio in French Camp broadcast in  front of  Trace-Way Restaurant in Mathiston.… Read more

MHSAA slow-pitch softball season nears

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Slow-pitch softball practice began for Eupora High School and East Webster High School earlier this week, as both squads began preparation for the 2015 season that officially begins in the middle of August.

The … Read more

Each ballot cast is important

From press & staff reports

It’s Election Day. Do you know where your vote is? If you’re keeping it in your back pocket, you may be doing something yourself and those around you a civic disservice.

As the Democratic and … Read more

Sports Schedules – 07/29/15

FRIDAY, AUG. 7
Prep Softbal
4/6 p.m. — Central at Winston Academy

SATURDAY, AUG. 8
Prep Softball
TBA — Neshoba Central Jamboree (East Webster, Eupora, Neshoba Central entered)
TBA — Winona Jamboree (Noxapater, Winona entered)

MONDAY, AUG. 10
Prep Softball… Read more

Primary election process explained

Party candidates are nominated during party primary elections. Voters cast ballots in the party primary of their choice.

If no candidate receives a majority of the votes, a runoff, or second primary, is held between the two candidates with the … Read more

People died to provide the right to vote to each citizen

From press & staff reports
 
One of the most precious aspects of voting is just how hard people before us have fought to protect it.
Think back to the early American patriots who stood up for the right to … Read more

Jail Docket – 07/29/15

July 22
Bryan David Wilson, DOB 11-15-91, WM; Webster 3: domestic violence.
July 23
Tasha L. Dempsey, DOB 06-25-80, WF; Webster 9: contempt of court.
July 24
Travis L. Jennings, DOB 03-27,81, WM; walk-in: trespassing and simple assault/domestic violence.… Read more

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