Calendar of Events

Reform VFD fundraiser Reform Volunteer Fire Department will have a fundraiser on June 30 from 10 a.m.-until to help raise funds for new equipment. The VFD will be selling hamburger and hot dog plates that include chips and a drink.…

WOCHS students enjoy field day

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — Which is more exciting: Field Trip or Field Day? According to the students at West Oktibbeha County High School, a field day is more fun. On May 22, Principal Leonardo Thompson and…

Executed child killer hid in Eupora

Compiled from Press, File Reports A convicted murderer executed earlier this month hid out in Eupora after killing four children 20-plus years ago in Leflore County. Henry “Curtis” Jackson Jr., 47, was sentenced to death in September 1991 for the…

School Board approves staff

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County School District board members have approved classified and certified staff for the upcoming school year. They did so June 5, according to minutes of that meeting. The board first approved classified staff…