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Sentences handed down in circuit court

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Circuit Court in Choctaw County was held in late February with at least nine people pleading guilty to their charges. Judge Clarence Morgan handed down these sentences after the person pled guilty. -Tommy Green…

Engineering Night a success

By Staff and Press Reports Engineering recently became a reality with hands-on learning for students and parents at Ackerman Elementary School. AES along with the Bagley Engineering School from Mississippi State University hosted a Family Engineering Night on February 21.…

AHS students win big in Region V Science Fair

By Press Reports Eight students representing Ackerman High School advanced from the local science fair to attend the Region V Science Fair at Mississippi State University on February 19. Each student presented their project and was judged by two or…

Why I support Relay for Life

By Wendy Cook Accounting Chairman Webster County Relay for Life When my husband retired, we fulfilled his dream of moving back to his hometown of Eupora. We live here now, among friends and neighbors, and count our blessings when we…

Board approves student transfer

From Staff Reports The Webster County School Board approved a student transfer at a previous meeting. Its Feb. 11 meeting minutes reflect that Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar presented a request from Angela Sinko for her daughter, Madalyn Sinko, to…

EES dedicates Jones-Foard Wing

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The main wing of Eupora Elementary School was dedicated last week in memory of the late O.D. Jones and Wiley Mae Foard. The memory and dedication ceremony for the Jones-Foard Wing was Feb. 28…

Drug Court completes statewide system

From Press Reports The creation of a drug court for the Fifth Circuit Court District completes statewide coverage of drug courts in Mississippi. All 22 Circuit Court districts now operate drug courts. Circuit judges Joseph Loper of Ackerman and Clarence…

Traffic stop leads to meth arrests

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Two local men face charges after the discovery of drugs and a working meth lab during a traffic stop. Webster County Sheriff Tim Mitchell said after receiving a report of a suspicious vehicle on…