Local addresses forum on education initiatives

Parent and educator Rana Mitchell of Eupora speaks on behalf of Initiative 42 at Thursday’s night public forum in Cleveland.

By Anne Preus
The Bolivar Commercial

CLEVELAND — Approximately 125 people turned out Thursday at the Bologna Performing Arts Center to hear the pros and cons on the education initiatives, which will appear on the ballot in the November general … Read more

MDWFP offering local dove hunting opportunity

The Webster County browntop millet field that is part of MDWFP’s Private Lands Dove Field Program is located on Alva Road.

From Press Reports

As part of its Private Lands Dove Field Program, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks has prepared a dove field in Webster County and is offering a limited number of hunting permits for purchase.

The … Read more

Fun at the beach


Fun at the beach with Pete the cat was the theme at Webster County Public Library on Aug. 26. After the children sang and danced to “Five Little Monkeys”

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Big first half leads East Webster past Noxapater, 42-8

Running back Chase Keller carries the ball for East Webster in Friday night’s win at Noxapater. The Wolverines defeated the Tigers 42-8.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Head coach Doug Wilson entered last Friday’s game with Noxapater hoping his East Webster Wolverines would be tested a little more than they were in their-season opening win over Vardaman.

Although the result — … Read more

Supervisors approve county budget

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Supervisors have approved Webster County’s budget for the new fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.

They did so Friday following a public hearing during which board attorney Buchanan Meek Jr. gave an overview of … Read more

MSU Bulldogs eclipse 50K mark in season ticket sales

From school reports

STARKVILLE – For the first time in program history, Mississippi State football has eclipsed the 50,000-mark in season ticket sales, the MSU Athletic Ticket Office announced last week.

As of Tuesday afternoon, 50,311 2015 season tickets have … Read more