Ole Miss standout Moody takes C Spire Howell Trophy

From school reports

JACKSON — Ole Miss Junior Stefan Moody has been named the 2015 C Spire Howell Trophy winner, the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame announced Monday. The Howell Trophy, named for Bailey Howell, goes to the most outstanding … Read more

911 Calls – 03/11/2015

March 2
12:58 p.m., fire alarm, Hwy. 9 South; Eupora FD responds.
1:57 p.m., medical, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; EMS responds.
4:33 p.m., medical, Church Street; Mathiston FD, EMS respond.
8:28 p.m., alarm, Subdivision Road.
8:30 p.m., domestic and medical, Grady … Read more

Time Capsules – 03/11/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: March 14, 1940

Quail Released in County
Fish and Game Department, through Local Game Warden R.H. Logan released 93 quail in the county this week for restocking purposes.

These quail … Read more

Sports Schedules – 03/11/2015

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11
Prep Basketball
At Mississippi Coliseum
10:00 AM — GIRLS (Game 31G)— East Webster vs. Newton
12:00 PM — GIRLS (Game 32G) — Amite County vs. West Tallahatchie
2:00 PM — GIRLS (Game 33G) — Class 4A semifinals: … Read more

Weekend of Encouragement set for March 20-22

By Gwen Sisson

Organizers felt the biggest need in Webster County churches was encouragement.

As a follow-up to last year’s Discipleship Revival, the Webster County Baptist Association is hosting “A Weekend of Encouragement” — a countywide revival over the course … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 03/11/2015

Texting sanity
At last, Mississippi appears headed toward enacting a comprehensive ban on texting while driving.

The Senate voted overwhelmingly Monday to send a bill to the governor that would fine drivers who are caught writing, sending or reading text … Read more