Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect July sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for area municipalities.
MDR collects 81.5 percent of the 7 percent sales tax from municipalities and distributes the remaining 18.5 percent back to the … Read more
10:27 a.m., alarm, South Dunn; Eupora Police Department responds.
10:57 a.m., alarm, Stallings Road; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds.
11:54 a.m., MVA, Hwy. 82; Mathiston PD responds.… Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
The first words that I learned to read, write, and pronounce from the printed page were taught to me by my grandmother and Captain Kangaroo (to this day I have … Read more
From Staff Reports
The Webster County School Board hired two business managers in a 14-day period last month because the first resigned shortly after his hiring, records show.
The first hiring was approved during a special meeting via conference call … Read more
From school reports
STARKVILLE — Mississippi State (2-1) beat Northwestern (La.) State (0-3) 62-13 on Saturday in front of a crowd of over 61,000 at Davis Wade Stadium. The Bulldogs racked up a school-record 647 yards of offense while only … Read more
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – For the second straight year, Ole Miss and Alabama delivered an instant classic on the gridiron. Behind five turnovers forced by the Landshark defense, the No. 11 Rebels won 43-37, defeating the No. 2 Crimson Tide in … Read more
Too much Trump
Jealous and baffled by the attention that celebrity presidential candidate Donald Trump has been given, most of his Republican rivals spent Wednesday night’s debate trying to knock him down a few notches.… Read more
Girl Scouts volunteer re-cruitment night
Are you interested in volunteering for Girl Scouts? Volunteer Recruitment Night will from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Mathiston Public Library, 298 Scott St.
Come volunteer and make a difference for girls. Participants will … Read more
By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times
No new information had been filed as of Monday in the court case involving Webster County’s courthouse insurance claim.
An arbitration panel was scheduled to meet earlier this month in an attempt to come … Read more
Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago: Sept. 26, 1940
She Simply Won’t Grow Old
They say that the mind has lots to do with one’s age, and that a “man is as old or as young … Read more