Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “WONDERS OF THE WINTER STARS!”. This presentation will be given on Friday, February 13, 2015, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and astronomer, … Read more
From Press Reports
Every Jan. 1, people all over the world make New Year’s resolutions. Although New Year’s has come and gone, it’s not too late to quit. Why not get started today?
According to the CDC, nearly seven out … Read more
Common Core’s foes mixed up
One of the more perplexing aspects of the irrational opposition to Common Core in Mississippi is the contradictory arguments made by opponents.
Some claim the new education standards for Mississippi’s public schools are too tough … Read more
By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress Times
Bill Brand has coached enough basketball to know that good teams get better when they face stiff competition.
The East Webster High School girls basketball coach is hoping that the games his team … Read more
Free sessions on healthcare options
Health Help Mississippi-Starkville, a non-profit organization, will sponsor two free informational sessions on health insurance options on Feb. 5 in Webster County.
The sessions will be from 10 a.m.-noon at the Webster County Public Library … Read more
In anticipation of the February 3 deadline to report general bills originating in the House out of committee, members were faced with a full week of committee work.
Winston County Medical Center
Due to the tornado damage that occurred to … Read more
WED, FEB. 4
TBA — MAIS AA District 2 Tournament (Winston Academy entered)
Junior College Softball
1 p.m. — East Central at Alabama Southern (DH)
Men’s College Basketball
6 p.m. — Texas A&M at Ole Miss
THURSDAY, FEB. … Read more
By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times
As the basketball season draws to a close, the Eupora High School boys basketball team has found its rhythm.
With two wins last week, the Eagles head into this week’s action confident. If they … Read more
Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago: Feb. 1, 1940
Winter of 1940 Breaks Record
January 1940 will long be remembered for the excessively low temperatures recorded — and for the bitter cold experienced.
Probably never before … Read more
UM honor rolls include locals
The University of Mississippi has announced its honor rolls for the 2014 fall semester.
Undergraduate students who earn a semester GPA of 3.75-4.00 are listed on the Chancellor’s Honor Roll; those who earn a semester … Read more