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,…

Corrections

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”…

Clearing up questions

I am writing this to clarify last week’s column and to address the questions I received. No, I don’t support Hillary Clinton. Yes, she has done some terrible things also. Her policies as Secretary of State got four Americans killed…

Obituaries

Nicholas Clay ‘Nick’ Jones June 15, 2016 Services for Nicholas Clay “Nick” Jones, 20, of Stewart were June 21, 2016, at Oliver Funeral Home in Winona with the Rev. Randy Bridges officiating. Burial was in Milligan Springs Cemetery. He was…

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…

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…