Calendar of Events – 03/16/2016

Blackhawk singing A bluegrass, country and gospel singing will be March 19 at Black Hawk Old School at 6 p.m. It will feature the Eddie Pilgrim Family, Russell Burton, Donnie Buckner, Tommy Armstrong and Alexis Turnipseed. Merit Banquet The Eupora…

Trump, Clinton carry county

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton carried Webster County and won the presidential primaries March 8 in Mississippi, according to unofficial final results. Trump carried Webster with a little over 50 percent of…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 03/16/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. “Search for Tomorrow” aired on CBS every weekday from Sept. 3, 1951, until March 26, 1982, and on NBC from March 29, 1982, until Dec. 26, 1986. I have a…

Board accepts plan for courthouse grounds

By Russell Hood Webster Progress-Times The Webster County Board of Supervisors has accepted plans for the grounds of the new courthouse to be built in Walthall. Supervisors did so after meeting Monday with County Engineer Karl Grubb, who presented a…