Category: News

Mumphrey announces Candidacy for Webster County Sheriff

Mumphrey

From staff reports

Hello,
My name is Rocco “Rocky” Mumphrey, I am a Republican candidate for Sheriff of Webster County, MS.
I have three sons, Rocky, Kevin, and the late Michael; also three grandchildren, Megan, Monica, and Nicholas Mumphrey.

I … Read more

Party primaries set for Aug. 4; absentee voting open until Aug. 1

From Staff Reports

The Democratic and Republican party primaries in the 2015 elections will be Aug. 4, when polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Circuit Clerk Sherry Henderson reminds Webster County voters that unopposed local candidates for county … Read more

‘Bible Club at the Lake’ set to reach children in community

By Gwen Sisson

Children throughout Webster County and the surrounding area are invited to a special Backyard Bible Club designed to connect children and families with local churches.

It all began when members of Cumberland Baptist Church took a mission … Read more

Sports Schedules – 07/15/15

FRIDAY, AUG. 21
Prep Football
7 p.m. — New Hope at Louisville
7 p.m. — Union at Nanih Waiya
7 p.m. — Winona Christian at French Camp
7 p.m. — Vardaman at East Webster
7 p.m. — Strider at Kemper … Read more

City board acts on blight properties

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Board of Aldermen addressed the problem of blight properties during a public hearing and meeting on July 6.

The blight hearing was for vacant houses at these addresses: 304 Noel St., owned … Read more

Hot weather tips keep gardeners safe at work

By Gary R. Bachman
MSU Horticulturist
Coastal Research & Extension Center

It’s pretty easy to grow plants when water is plentiful, and that’s the situation much of the time in Mississippi. But sooner or later, the weather gets hot and … Read more

Jail Docket – 07/15/15

July 7
Joni Gonzales, DOB 04-27-78, WF; Webster 5: failure to pay child support.
Tiffany Love, DOB 10-17-71, WF; Webster 5: violation of domestic bond agreement, no DL, disregard for traffic device, no insurance, seatbelt violation and careless driving.… Read more

East Webster to play on MSU campus in New Hope Jamboree

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

East Webster High School will be one of 14 teams taking part in the 2015 New Hope Fall Jamboree to be held at Davis Wade Stadium on the campus of Mississippi State University in … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 07/15/15

Sheriff’s office issues thanks for donation
On behalf of myself and the entire Webster County Sheriff’s Department staff, we would like to thank Cindy Moody of Common Cents Resale Mall and all who made its generous donation to the sheriff’s … Read more