Calendar of Events

Health Department.

WIC closings

The Mississippi State Department of Health has announced that the Webster County Health Department and Women, Infants and Children distribution center will be closed Aug. 16.

Visit www.HealthyMS.com/locations for more information.

Forever Outdoors

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Aldermen makes Garan property proposal

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

An alderman has proposed that the city ask Webster County supervisors to consider locating county offices in the former Garan manufacturing property.

Jerry Gary (at large) presented a “Garan Property Proposal” during the … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Aug. 18, 1938

Sawdust Pile Makes Melons Prolific

Sometime ago, good farmer T.R. Perkins of the Starnes community, on passing a sawdust pile scooped out a hole and inserted a … Read more

4-H hosts NASA camps

From Press Reports

 

Webster County 4-H hosted a NASA workshop this summer.

Children who participated in NASA’s Summer of Innovation Camp conducted experiments and performed activities related to air pressure, density, astronomy, gravity, robotics and the solar system.

The … Read more

C Spire launches 4G LTE service

From Press Reports

 

C Spire Wireless has launched the next generation of mobile broadband in three Webster County towns with the activation of its 4G (Fourth Generation) Long Term Evolution service offering consumers and businesses faster data speeds and … Read more

‘Natchez Trace Gas’ and the kissing bear

By Michael Brannon

 

Back in 1960, my father had a 1951 Studebaker, which every once in the while I got to drive. After a long week of working for Paige Cothern at the Piggly Wiggly, I had accumulated enough … Read more