Category: News

Holmes-Grenada recognizes student achievements

The Holmes Community College Grenada Center recognized its students’ achievements and honors during the 2015 Honors Day Program. They are (front) Courtney Moore, of Grenada County; Kathy Clark, of Grenada County; Danna Wise, of Grenada County; Leianna Tindall, of Webster County; Cassie Tennyson, of Tallahatchie County; Marissa Chandler, of Calhoun County; Tiffany Booker, of Grenada County; Myra Nix, of Grenada County; Meagan Morgan, of Attala County; Ashley Duke, of Grenada County; Amber Wilson, of Grenada County; (back) Joe Kelley Whitfield, of Carroll County; William Logan, of Grenada County; Joseph Salley, of Grenada County; Lakenneth Whaley, of Grenada County; Frank James, of Grenada County; Derrick Dudley, of Yalobusha County; Caleb Cummings, of Grenada County; Joel Cummins, of Grenada County; Jeremy Reid, of Tallahatchie County; Kory McCool, of Grenada County; Trace Bevell, of Grenada County; Andrew Green, of Montgomery County; and Beth Tillman, of Yalobusha County

From Press Reports

The Holmes Community College Grenada Center recognized its students’ achievements and honors during the 2015 Honors Day Program in the Corey Forum on April 14.

The afternoon began with a welcome from Dr. Myra Harville, academic dean … Read more

Geologic resources



Darrel Schmitz presents a program about geologic resources of Webster County to the Eupora Rotary Club. … Read more

Holmes inducts locals into honor society

Neal and Beliew

From Press Reports

The Kappa Alpha Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Holmes Community College in Goodman inducted two Webster County students as new members into the honor society on Feb. 9 in the McDaniel auditorium.

Those inducted from Webster … Read more

East Webster claims seventh fast-pitch state championship

Lady Wolverine Kendall Wilkinson

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Wolverines were flashing more than just a little leather in the field on Saturday, as they used consistent pitching, excellent defense, and clutch hitting to sweep two games from Lloyd Star and … Read more

Signing time



Derek Jones, who graduated Sunday from East Webster High School, signs his baseball scholarship with Holmes Community College. Joining him at last Thursday’s signing ceremony are … Read more

MUMC Razmus Circle recognizes firefighters

Kija Trice, vice president of the Mathiston United Methodist Church Razmus Circle, presents certificates of appreciation to volunteer firefighter Billy Trice, left, and Fire Chief Lee Gilliland, right, on International Firefighters Day.

From Church Reports

Mathiston’s United Methodist Church Razmus Circle celebrated International Firefighters’ Day with recognition of the church’s local firefighters.

Jessie Frye, president of the Razmus group, gave a personal testimony of her rescue by the group.

Lee Gilliland, chief … Read more

‘Magic Tricks!’ Friday at BLY

Joe M. Turner

From Staff Reports

Eupora High School Band will present “Magic Tricks! (and Other Matters of Importance)” at 8 p.m. Friday, May 22, at the BLY Fine Arts Center.… Read more

Yard of the Month



Phillip Reed and Polly Miller are shown at Jamie’s Body Shop … Read more

Purple Heart bill

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Gov. Phil Bryant signs into law House Bill 841, which exempts Purple Heart recipients from being required to have a hunting license while hunting nuisance animals.… Read more

Mississippi Mustangs


The Mississippi Mustangs 11u team won first place in the 82 Challenge Bulldog Bash … Read more