From Staff Reports
A precautionary boil-water alert that the Savannah Water Association had issued was lifted Friday, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health. Water from this system is now safe to drink.
The association had issued the self-imposed … Read more
By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times
A young man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to assaulting a Webster County law enforcement officer.
Daniel Mitchell, 20, pleaded guilty Feb. 23 in the vacation term of Webster County Circuit Court to … Read more
From school reports
STARKVILLE — Victoria Vivians added another piece of hardware to her impressive freshman season as she was named the 2015 Gillom Trophy winner Monday at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in Jackson.
Vivians became … Read more
CLINTON —- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs jumped out early on the Pearl River Community College Wildcats and led for 39 minutes before the Wildcats were able to tie the game at 72 with one minute left in regulation and … Read more
From Joey Hood District 35
This week, members mourned the loss of friend and colleague former Speaker of the House Tim Ford who died on February 27. Speaker Ford presided over the House for 16 years. He began serving the … Read more
From school reports
JACKSON — Ole Miss Junior Stefan Moody has been named the 2015 C Spire Howell Trophy winner, the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame announced Monday. The Howell Trophy, named for Bailey Howell, goes to the most outstanding … Read more
By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress Times
The East Webster High School baseball team opened the 2015 season on Saturday with wins over Hebron Christian and French Camp Academy.
The Wolverines defeated Hebron Christian 11-1 before blanking FCA 11-0. East … Read more
12:58 p.m., fire alarm, Hwy. 9 South; Eupora FD responds.
1:57 p.m., medical, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; EMS responds.
4:33 p.m., medical, Church Street; Mathiston FD, EMS respond.
8:28 p.m., alarm, Subdivision Road.
8:30 p.m., domestic and medical, Grady … Read more
Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago: March 14, 1940
Quail Released in County
Fish and Game Department, through Local Game Warden R.H. Logan released 93 quail in the county this week for restocking purposes.
These quail … Read more
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11
At Mississippi Coliseum
10:00 AM — GIRLS (Game 31G)— East Webster vs. Newton
12:00 PM — GIRLS (Game 32G) — Amite County vs. West Tallahatchie
2:00 PM — GIRLS (Game 33G) — Class 4A semifinals: … Read more