School Board approved administrators for ‘13,‘14

From Staff Reports

Webster County School District administrators and department heads
have been approved for the 2013-14 school year.

They were approved March 4 upon the recommendation of Superintendent
of Education Jack Treloar, according to the minutes of that meeting… Read more

High winds cause area damage

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

High winds caused damage in the area Monday afternoon, when 50- to 60-
mph gusts were reported in Northeast Mississippi.

The most significant local damage was in Maben, where the top of an
elevated … Read more

Ansell Hawkeye announces layoffs

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Ansell Hawkeye is laying off 85 workers at its glove plant in Eupora,
which the company said could close permanently if it doesn’t obtain
more contracts.

Mark Lolley, associate director of operations, notified Eupora … Read more

Keady Friends of Library speaker

By Fran Smith, Librarian
Webster County Public Library

Peggy Keady, retired educator and author, of Kosciusko, was the
featured speaker at the Webster County Public Library for Friends of
the Library March 11 meeting.

Keady shared her background and motivation … Read more

Obituaries

Clarice Ila
Trull Boykin
March 12, 2013
Services for Clarice Ila Trull Boykin, 93, were March 14, 2013, at
Welch Funeral Home in Starkville with the Rev. Randall Poss
officiating. Burial was in Adaton United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Born June … Read more

Program aids ranchers of ruminant animals

From Press Reports

A new initiative in Mississippi aims to encourage ranchers of
ruminant animals like sheep and goats to make conservation
improvements to their operations.

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is offering financial
and technical assistance through the Small … Read more