Category: News

‘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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

Education notes – 07/15/15

McCulloch among UMMC graduates Stephanie Benton McCulloch of Brandon has received the doctor of clinical health sciences degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s School of Health Related Professions. UMMC’s 59th commencement was May 22 at the Mississippi Coliseum…

Cut flowers in early morning or late evening

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel Extension Horticulture Specialists If you plan to make an arrangement from your garden, consider cutting in the early morning when plants are full of moisture. The flowers and leaves are fresher than during the…

911 Calls – 07/15/15

July 6 3:40 p.m., medical, Golden LivingCenter-Eupora; EMS responds. 5:15 p.m., reckless driver, Hwy. 404, Bellefontaine; Webster SO responds. 6:09 p.m., residential burglary, West Roane Avenue; Eupora PD responds. 6:30 p.m., medical, Natchez Trace Road; Mathiston FD, EMS respond.