School Board adopts budget

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board has approved the school district’s budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year.

Board members did so July 18 upon presentation by Business Manager Angela Avent-White, according to minutes of that meeting. The district … Read more

Man accused of child battery still sought

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department continues to seek the public’s help in finding Christopher Hardwick.

Hardwick is wanted for felony child battery in reference to an incident that occurred July 28, according to the Webster County Sheriff’s Department. He had … Read more

Program distributes funds to crime victims

From Press Reports

Attorney General Jim Hood announced Aug. 10 that innocent victims of violent crime in Mississippi received more than $3.7 million in essential financial assistance in fiscal 2016 to help pay for medical treatment and other expenses.

The … Read more

Editorial Roundup

Hot-car deaths: Err on mercy’s side

Grenada attorney Carlos Moore has a habit of overplaying the race card when representing his clients. He charges racism so often that after a while it’s easy to dismiss his knee-jerk allegations.

It’s difficult, … Read more



Hayden Dakota Stoker

Hayden Dakota Stoker Richard and Teri Stoker of Stewart announce the birth of a son, Hayden Dakota Stoker. Hayden arrived July 18, 2016, at 9:44 p.m. at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. He weighed 7 pounds, … Read more