School district budged hearing upcoming

By BY RUSSELL HOOD THE WEBSTER PROGRESS-TIMES,
The Webster County School District will conduct a budget hearing at 5 p.m. July 16 in the district office boardroom.
The proposed budget for the district predicts $16.12 million in revenue for fiscal year 2018-19. Of that amount, 17.7 percent, or $2.85 million, is proposed to be financed through a total ad valorem tax levy.







Baria, Sherman in Democratic Senate runoff

By BY RUSSELL HOOD THE WEBSTER PROGRESS-TIMES,

A Democratic Senate runoff will be in two weeks between state Rep. David Baria of Bay St. Louis and Howard Sherman of Lauderdale County.
Six Democrats ran for the U.S. Senate seat in the June 5 party primaries, and Baria and Sherman will face off for the nomination on June 26 because no one received more than 50 percent of the vote.





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