Category: News

Democratic, Republican primaries Tuesday

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Democratic and Republican party primaries in Mississippi’s 2015 elections will be next Tuesday, Aug. 4. Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Circuit Clerk Sherry B. Henderson reminds Webster County voters that…

‘Best of Mathiston’

TERRY HARPOLE Nathan Linkins and  Kristi Mewbourn of WFCA Radio in French Camp broadcast in  front of  Trace-Way Restaurant in Mathiston.

MHSAA slow-pitch softball season nears

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Slow-pitch softball practice began for Eupora High School and East Webster High School earlier this week, as both squads began preparation for the 2015 season that officially begins in the middle of August. The…

Each ballot cast is important

From press & staff reports It’s Election Day. Do you know where your vote is? If you’re keeping it in your back pocket, you may be doing something yourself and those around you a civic disservice. As the Democratic and…

Sports Schedules – 07/29/15

FRIDAY, AUG. 7 Prep Softbal 4/6 p.m. — Central at Winston Academy SATURDAY, AUG. 8 Prep Softball TBA — Neshoba Central Jamboree (East Webster, Eupora, Neshoba Central entered) TBA — Winona Jamboree (Noxapater, Winona entered) MONDAY, AUG. 10 Prep Softball…

Primary election process explained

Party candidates are nominated during party primary elections. Voters cast ballots in the party primary of their choice. If no candidate receives a majority of the votes, a runoff, or second primary, is held between the two candidates with the…

People died to provide the right to vote to each citizen

From press & staff reports   One of the most precious aspects of voting is just how hard people before us have fought to protect it. Think back to the early American patriots who stood up for the right to…

Jail Docket – 07/29/15

July 22 Bryan David Wilson, DOB 11-15-91, WM; Webster 3: domestic violence. July 23 Tasha L. Dempsey, DOB 06-25-80, WF; Webster 9: contempt of court. July 24 Travis L. Jennings, DOB 03-27,81, WM; walk-in: trespassing and simple assault/domestic violence.

NRA endorses Representative Joey Hood for re-election

From press reports Fairfax, Va.— On behalf of our members in Mississippi, the National Rifle Association’s Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) proudly announces its endorsement of state Representative Joey Hood for re-election. NRA-PVF Chairman Chris Cox stated, “Under Joey Hood’s leadership, the state…

Precincts listed for county’s political districts

From Staff Reports These are the precincts (election/voting districts) in each of the supervisor, Justice Court (JC), state House (HD) and state Senate districts (SD) in Webster County. See this article for polling place locations in each precinct.