Jail Docket

Jan. 27

Ashley Wise, DOB 08-08-87, WF; Eupora 4: contempt of court.

Jan. 28


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MHGC members enjoy building birdhouses

Jackie Christopher, whose birdhouse is partially complete, observes as Scarlet Shepperd and Marie Pinnix, drill holes for their nails. Photo courtesy of DOTTIE DEWBERRY

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT


“I have a hammer! I can put things together! I can knock things apart! I can alter my environment at will and make an incredible din all the while! Ah, it’s great to … Read more

Love is a major force

This year the Winston County Journal, Webster Progress Times, and the Choctaw Plaindealer will be publishing a Valentine’s Angel Page.

This will be a page where individuals or businesses can send their love to their special Valentine.  This is a … Read more

County’s unemployment rate 10.5 percent

From Staff & Press Reports


Webster County’s unemployment rate for December was 10.5 percent, down half a percent from November’s rate.

Mississippi Department of Employment Security figures show the county’s jobless rate was

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Local students among Ole Miss degree candidates

Two University of Mississippi students from Webster County are among 813 candidates for degrees at the close of the fall semester. They are invited to participate in UM’s spring commencement scheduled May 14.

The local degree candidates are

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