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School Board honors Brown for service

From Staff Reports

The Webster County Board of Education has recognized member Etty P. Brown for her two terms of service .

She was honored at her final meeting as District 3’s board member on Dec. 11. Brown did not … Read more

Coalition promotes healthy living

From Press Reports

If you are interested in being a part of a great initiative, the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster Counties wants you!

The purpose of the coalition is to reduce smoking prevalence and prevent youth … Read more

Beware of phone scam

From Press Reports

Four-County Electric Power Association is urging its members to beware of a telephone scam.

Cooperative officials say some 4-County members and non-members are receiving calls from an automated phone system requesting that account balances and collection balances … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Dec. 23, 1937 ‘Uncle Dick’ Cooper Enjoys Christmas “Uncle Dick” Cooper is strutting his stuff during the pre-Christmas days! Reason: He was given a brand new suit of clothes recently by Messrs. John and Elkins Taylor of … Read more

Santa Letters

Dear Santa: I have been good this year. To be helpful, I sweep, pick up my toys and wash dishes. I would like a bike and clothes. Love, Kamron Carr

Dear Santa: I have been good this year. To be … Read more

Santa Letters

Dear Santa, I have been a really good boy this year. Please bring me a new DS with a bunch of games, a race track and race cars and some bubbles. I will leave you milk and cookies. Love, Connor … Read more

School Board accepts gym bid

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County School Board has accepted a bid for construction of a monolithic dome gymnasium at East Webster High School.

Superintendent Jack Treloar reported Dec. 4 that four bids were received at the … Read more

Students teach school bus safety

From School Reports

The National Association of Pupil Transportation proclaimed the week of Oct. 22-26 as National School Bus Safety Week.

There is no safer way to transport a child than in a school bus. Fatal crashes involving school bus … Read more

Holmes to offer courses at Wood Institute

From Press, Staff Reports

Holmes Community College is expanding its course offerings to the northeast part of the college’s district with five classes on the Wood Institute campus in Mathiston for spring 2013.

Registration will be held in the 911 … Read more

Head Start performs at GLC-Eupora

By LaDonna Caffey, ADC GLC-Eupora

Golden LivingCenter Eupora was entertained by a visit and program from Eupora Head Start children on Nov. 15 at 9:45 a.m.

The children began their program with prayer and sang a variety of Thanksgiving-themed songs … Read more