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MDWFP offering local dove hunting opportunity

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The Webster County browntop millet field that is part of MDWFP’s Private Lands Dove Field Program is located on Alva Road.

From Press Reports

As part of its Private Lands Dove Field Program, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks has prepared a dove field in Webster County and is offering a limited number of hunting permits for purchase.

The … Read more

Big first half leads East Webster past Noxapater, 42-8

PHOTOS BY DIANA EDWARDS/EWHS
Running back Chase Keller carries the ball for East Webster in Friday night’s win at Noxapater. The Wolverines defeated the Tigers 42-8.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Head coach Doug Wilson entered last Friday’s game with Noxapater hoping his East Webster Wolverines would be tested a little more than they were in their-season opening win over Vardaman.

Although the result — … Read more

Fun at the beach

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Fun at the beach with Pete the cat was the theme at Webster County Public Library on Aug. 26. After the children sang and danced to “Five Little Monkeys” … Read more

MSU Bulldogs eclipse 50K mark in season ticket sales

From school reports

STARKVILLE – For the first time in program history, Mississippi State football has eclipsed the 50,000-mark in season ticket sales, the MSU Athletic Ticket Office announced last week.

As of Tuesday afternoon, 50,311 2015 season tickets have … Read more

Supervisors approve county budget

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Supervisors have approved Webster County’s budget for the new fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.

They did so Friday following a public hearing during which board attorney Buchanan Meek Jr. gave an overview of … Read more

Jesus died that we might live an abundant life

By Bro. J.B .Rowe

Why did Jesus die? We can answer this question in a nutshell with a few words of scripture and leave it there, such as, “Behold, a virgin shall conceive and bring forth a son,” — “And … Read more

MSU disaster response evolves after Katrina

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Mississippi State University leaders realized the importance of instituting a standardized response system to assist with all types of catastrophes that might strike the state.

Six months after … Read more

Time Capsules – 09/02/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Sept. 5, 1940

1st Cotton Sold Tuesday
The first bale of cotton to be ginned here for the 1940 season was sold to the highest bidder on the streets of … Read more

Area resident earns degree from WGU

Wade Henson of Kilmichael has received his bachelor of science in nursing from Western Governors University.

The university held its 29th semiannual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on Aug.15 and celebrated the graduation of more than 8,500 graduates. In … Read more