Homeschool group holds graduation ceremony

For the WPT

Webster-Montgomery Christian Home Educators had graduation services May 7 at First Baptist Church Mathiston.

Senior graduates were Courtney Hall, Hannah Long and Katie Leach.

Courtney is the daughter of Sammy and Heather Hall of Eupora. Hannah is … Read more

East Webster High Honor Roll

East Webster High School has released its Honor Roll for the fourth nine weeks:

A Honor Roll

Alexis Adams, Rachel Adams, Macie Allen, Rodney Allen, Emma Andrews, Janey Aron, Jessica Aron, Rebecca Bell, Melony Berryhill, Lila Bigham, Zoe Bigham, Lindsey … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Recently I was reading about the life of Carl Sandburg (1878-1967), an American poet, biographer and collector of folk songs. According to the American Educator Encyclopedia, Sandburg was born in … Read more

Jail docket

June 13

Kenneth Bridges, DOB 12-11-86, WM; Webster 6: careless driving and possession of meth.

June 14

R.B. Varner, DOB 11-27-89, WM; MDOC: probation violation.

Cynthia Johnson, DOB 12-07-67, WF; Constable 2/Kilgore: hold for Montgomery County.

June 15

Michael Sharpe, … Read more


The names of Webster County School Board member Scott Hollenhead and East Webster Elementary School Counselor Kelly Powell should have been included in the cutline for the photo accompanying the June 15 article “School Board honors Student of the Month” … Read more

Sales tax collections released for area cities

From Staff Reports

Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect April sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for local municipalities.

MDR collects 81.5 percent of the 7 percent sales tax from municipalities and distributes the remaining 18.5 percent … Read more

Fire destroys Mantee One Stop

From Staff Reports

Fire destroyed a convenience store on Highway 15 in Mantee early Sunday morning.

A passing motorist saw and reported the fire at Mantee One Stop about 2:10 a.m., EMA Director/Fire Coordinator Barry Rushing said. No one was … Read more

Nick Jones, 20, dies in Stewart crash

By Tish Butts

Staff Writer

The Winona Times

WINONA – A motorist was killed in a two-vehicle collision in Stewart on June 15.

Nicholas Clay “Nick” Jones, 20, of Stewart died at the scene after his 2001 Chevrolet Impala was … Read more

1 injured in Cadaretta crash

From Staff Reports

One person was injured in a two-vehicle accident last week on Cadaretta Road in Webster County.

The accident occurred about 9:25 a.m. June 14 half a mile from the Carver Road intersection at the Grenada County line.… Read more

Children enjoy summer reading program

By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

Eager preschool children arrived at Webster County Library for the second summer reading program June 15 to hear Ms. Pat read “Split, Splat,” a story about playing in the rain.

They sang several … Read more