New director targets nutrition, health issues

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Sylvia Byrd is committed to improving the nutrition and health of low-resource households through her efforts as the new project director for the Mississippi State University Extension Service Office of Nutrition Education.

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E911 Calls – 01/27/2016

Jan. 18
5:02 p.m., locked vehicle, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora Police Department responds.
6:48 p.m., alarm, Hwy. 82; Mathiston PD responds.
Jan. 19
10:58 a.m., lockout, McKinley Road; MPD responds.

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Obituary – Mr. Charlie Hunt, Jr

Ackerman, MS

Charlie Hunt, Jr., 86, a supervisor for Wonder Bread Company, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016 at the Golden Living Nursing Center in Eupora, MS.

Mr. Hunt was born September 2, 1929 in Choctaw County. He was a … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Searcy Gilmer Sharp

Mr. Searcy Gilmer Tharp died Monday, January 18, 2016 at his home in Lodi,, MS. He was 81 years old. He was a retired insurance agent and farmer. He was of the Southern Baptist faith and a U. S. Army … Read more

Obituaries – 01/27/2016

Earnestine Stevenson Haste
Jan. 14, 2016
Memorial services for Earnestine Stevenson Haste, 83, of Ackerman were Jan. 21, 2016, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Roger Griffith officiating.

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Legals – 01/27/2016


The Webster County School District will accept bids until 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 12th , 2016 for the purchase of Internet Services for the district. Copies of the bid specifications for the bid can be acquired as follows:… Read more