Category: News

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.

Make this a better county, state and country by voting

From press & staff reports Only 60 percent of the voting eligible population heads to the polls during presidential election years, according to the Center for Voting and Democracy. This number drops to 40 percent during midterm elections. These numbers…

Turfgrass field day slated

From Press Reports Mississippi State University will offer a Turfgrass Field Day at the R.R. Foil Plant Science Research Center in Starkville on Aug. 25 at 8:45 a.m. Coaches, school superintendents, landscape architects, county Extension agents, lawn care professionals, golf…

Webster County Precinct Polling Places

DISTRICT 1: Eupora No. 1: Community Center, 142 N. Dunn St., Eupora Bluff Springs: Bluff Springs Baptist Church, 684 Bluff Springs Church Road, Eupora DISTRICT 2: Eupora No. 2: Department of Human Services, 51 Government Ave., Eupora Walthall: Walthall Fire…

School Board approves hirings

From Staff Reports The Webster County School Board approved the hiring of various personnel along with other matters at its July 6 meeting. Minutes of that meeting show the board: • approved the hiring of Gina Rowell Reed-Wood as a teacher…

Calendar of Events – 07/29/15

Absentee voting Webster County Circuit Clerk Sherry B. Henderson announces that the circuit clerk’s office in Eupora will be open from 8 a.m. -noon Saturday, Aug. 1, for in-house absentee voting. Absentee ballots are also available today-Friday from 8 a.m.…

Time for back-to-school immunizations

From Press Reports The Mississippi State Department of Health reminds parents that state law requires children to be immunized against childhood diseases to enter public or private school, Head Start or daycare. According to the Centers for Disease Control and…

Plant natural nectar feeders for hummingbirds

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel Extension Horticulture Specialists Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director Provide more nectar for hummingbirds by planting “natural nectar feeders.” These include trumpet honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens), cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis), crossvine (Bignonia capreolata), morning…