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Spring Beautification Day and Good Friday Prayer Service will be held at Dean Park, HWY 15 South, on Friday, April 19, 2019, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Mississippi State University football standout Grant Harris was the featured guest speaker at the annual D.A.R.E. Graduation held at Louisville Elementary School, this past Friday morning.

No one was injured after a tornado crossed from Winston County into Oktibbeha Saturday night.

No one was injured after a tornado crossed from Choctaw County into the town of Mathiston Saturday night.

At their regular monthly meeting, on Monday, April 8, the Choctaw County Board of Education dealt with several matters.

At their regularly scheduled meeting, on Tuesday, April 9, the Weir Board of Aldermen voted 4-0 to hire two part-time police officers: Mike Pruitt and Roger McKinley.


EF-1 tornado touchs down in Choctaw County

By BY RUSSELL HOOD THE WEBSTER PROGRESS-TIMES,

No one was injured after a tornado crossed from Choctaw County into the town of Mathiston Saturday night.

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency reported that an EF-1 tornado crossed from Choctaw County into the town of Mathiston that night. MEMA also reported that an EF-0 tornado was reported just south of Mantee.






State of the Art

By SPECIAL TO THE WPT,

County’s 911 system most advanced in the state

A deer hunter fell from his stand. He called 911 but couldn’t tell us where he was because he was disoriented by the fall. He just knew he needed help.

Thanks to Webster County’s new GEOCOMM system, help could be quickly dispatched to the coordinates his cell phone registered.








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